Burgeoning speciality coffee in Myanmar

Coffee production is not new in Myanmar, but speciality coffee production is. Recently Myanmar has adopted new methods of harvesting cherries and processing coffee beans and starts to stand out for its high-end coffee in a global market. U Myo Aye, chairman of the Myanmar Coffee Association, says demands for Myanmar’s speciality coffee has surged […]

Wake up and smell the coffee, government tells growers

Participants in a decade-old project to boost coffee production in Mandalay Region must get things brewing soon, officials said last month. Companies must start growing coffee on land zoned for coffee plantations under the scheme by the 2014 growing season, the head of the Department of Industrial Crops Development in Pyin Oo Lwin district said. […]