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On International Day of Coffee we celebrate the first anniversary of the Slow Food Coffee Coalition

Over one year after its launch, the Slow Food Coffee Coalition has achieved significant results. Eight Slow Food Communities have already implemented a Participatory Guarantee System.

The first cups of good, clean and fair coffee, 29 new Slow Food Communities in nine countries and blockchain innovations

Seventeen months, just under a year and a half, have passed since April 22, 2021, the day the Slow Food Coffee Coalition (SFCC) was officially launched. A good moment, then, to take stock, looking back at what has been achieved, looking forward at what will happen in the near future and setting new and ambitious objectives. 

Participatory Guarantee Systems: an alternative model of community certification

HOW CAN YOU CERTIFY A GOOD, CLEAN AND FAIR PRODUCT WITHOUT USING THIRD-PARTIES?
This is the question that many producers in the Slow Food network have asked over the years. Since 2018, the answer has been Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS). But what are they and how do they work?

Partire per non tornare mai più: la storia di Ciccio

Ciccio è nato, cresciuto e si è appassionato di mare in Italia eppure un giorno è partito per la Colombia, spinto dal sogno di un caffè più buono, più pulito e più giusto. È partito per non tornare mai più, come in quel tormentone di Giusy Ferreri che per una estate intera cantavamo tutti…

Come è arrivato il caffè in India?

La storia del caffè in India potrebbe essere iniziata nel 1670, grazie ad un sufi di nome Bada Budan che fu responsabile di portarlo nel paese.

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