Coffee

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Episode 1: Sustainability

The Video

Overview

Lenita Ingelin, Managing Director of the Paulig Coffee Division, kicks off our new series titled “Coffee Break.” With this series, we will have meaningful conversations with ICP shareholders, partners, and farmers. In episode 1 we focus on sustainability and what that means to not only Paulig, one of our founding shareholders but also what it means for ICP. Lenita also discusses the vital work ICP has been doing over the years to promote sustainable livelihoods and how that relates to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Take a look at our first episode and stay tuned for further installments of the Coffee Break series.

Coffee Break Ep.2 – Climate

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Coffee Break Ep.1 – Sustainability

Coffee Break Episode 1: SustainabilityThe Video Overview Lenita Ingelin, Managing Director of the Paulig Coffee Division, kicks off our new series titled "Coffee Break." With this series, we will have meaningful conversations with ICP shareholders, partners, and...

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How Coffee Producers Benefit through ICP from a Focus on Quality

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