01 Jun '18, 8pm

Puerto Rico’s coffee industry slowly takes root again https://t.co/QFzwaCRwwL

By Bonnie Rochman / Starbucks Newsroom Last September, after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, ripping down power lines and ripping up landscapes, leaving thousands without electricity, water or cell service for months, Starbucks’ Kelly Goodejohn couldn’t help but wonder: What happened to the coffee crop on the island? Starbucks buys from just one farm in Puerto Rico, Hacienda San Pedro, the only one that currently meets the company’s rigorous quality standards for growing practices, sustainability and processing known as CAFÉ practices . After weeks trying to get in touch, Starbucks learned that the family that owns and operates the farm had survived, but their coffee fields had not. And they were hardly an exception. News was traveling slowly due to damaged phone towers, but it seemed undeniable that the island’s coffee industry —on track to be worth up to $100 m...

Full article: https://news.starbucks.com/news/puerto-ricos-coffee-indus...

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