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The FNC Receives Important Sustainability and Quality Awards from the Coffee Industry

The FNC Receives Important Sustainability and Quality Awards from the Coffee Industry

BOGOTÁ, Colombia, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — In recent weeks, the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has received important sustainability and quality awards from key players in the global coffee industry such as Rainforest Alliance, the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA). Last week, on May 9, the FNC received one [...]

Initial Production of Emeralds and Commencement of Bulk Sampling Program at the Coscuez Emerald Mine

Initial Production of Emeralds and Commencement of Bulk Sampling Program at the Coscuez Emerald Mine

TORONTO, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Fura Gems Inc. (TSXV:FURA) (OTC:FUGMF) (FRA:BJ43) is pleased to announce the commencement of its Bulk Sampling Program at the Coscuez emerald project in Boyacá, Colombia (the “Coscuez Emerald Mine”). Key Highlights Fura owns a 76% beneficial interest in the Coscuez Emerald Mine which covers a total area of 46 [...]

Celltrion’s Truxima Drug to Sell in Colombia

Celltrion’s Truxima Drug to Sell in Colombia

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc.’s biosimilar drug Truxima will reach the Colombian market, the company’s affiliate said Wednesday. Global drug firm Mundi Pharma Inc. won exclusive rights to distribute and market the copy of Roche’s blockbuster medicine, also known as MabThera, in the South American country, Celltrion Healthcare [...]

FNC Launches Global Call to Make Coffee Harvesting in Colombia More Efficient

FNC Launches Global Call to Make Coffee Harvesting in Colombia More Efficient

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) recently launched a global call for making selective coffee harvesting in Colombia more efficient. This public and open call, called “CoffeepickINN”, is a challenge that seeks to identify innovative solution proposals coming from entrepreneurs, research groups and/or companies that make selective coffee [...]

Jeffrey Sachs to Open 1st World Coffee Producers Forum in Colombia

Jeffrey Sachs to Open 1st World Coffee Producers Forum in Colombia

BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The First World Coffee Producers Forum, to be held in Medellín, Colombia, from July 10 to 12, will be opened by the expert and leader in sustainable development Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs as keynote speaker. The program of the First World Coffee Producers Forum includes speakers, analysts and guests [...]

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) Extends Trading Technology Contract with Nasdaq

Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) Extends Trading Technology Contract with Nasdaq

NEW YORK and BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Jul. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) today announced the extension of their current trading technology contract for an additional seven years. This extension is part of BVC’s ongoing initiative to continue strengthening its position in both the regional and international [...]