An introduction to Luma...

Chantel Daniel

As part of our initiative to raise awareness of our efforts within the local community, we have asked our Model Human Rights - MUN - intern to write up her thoughts on what she has learnt whilst with employed with us. Please read on to learn about the insight she has gained :) ______________________ A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME A quote by John Stuart Mill; Philosopher, Political Economist (1806 - 1873):“If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than...

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What a month that is October… ✊🏽🍂

Chantel Daniel

October 1st is a special date for The Good Coffee Project ™️ ☕️🌱 for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s International Coffee Day; secondly, it marks the start of Black History Month and thirdly, it’s the first anniversary of the launch of our e-commerce store on Shopify, who is a huge supporter of Black-owned brands and initiatives. The culture, community and history that goes into making a single cup of coffee is mind-blowing to me, as an entrepreneur in this industry. When I was given the seed to buy my first coffee machine to build a profitable business from. Since making...

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What would an Equitable Coffee Industry look like? 👀

Chantel Daniel

A fair and equitable world would be considered a utopia for the poorest people in the world, many of them who farm coffee. Those who benefit directly from the inequality frame the belief that such an ideal is impossible or not worth the effort to obtain. Let’s think of a utopian society where everyone in the market is treated with equal respect as equitable partners, determining value and benefit in accordance with their level of input. An equitable coffee industry where importance is placed on reinvesting value back into each component of the supply chain and the communities where coffee is grown, enabling the farmer to...

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Hello, supporters and friends, clients and partners!

Chantel Daniel

After great preparation, The Good Coffee Project enjoyed its much-anticipated launch on the first of October. The website is up and running (https://thegoodcoffeeproject.co.uk/), and operation is underway. Though it’s just the beginning, we’ve already had a colourful journey – not unlike the coffee plant itself. Coffee is thought to have originated in the heart of Africa, in equatorial forests of lands now part of Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya. In the centuries since its discovery, the revered beverage has experienced prominent roles in many cultures. Plantations sprang up all over the globe, with each region’s climate and elevation lending unique qualities...

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