New K500 million plan to boost Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry

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Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry has failed to reach its full potential, but a new plan aims to fix that.

In brief: tariffs, fees and levies hurting agriculture and other business stories

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NBPOL claims tariffs, fees and levies are hurting agriculture, SMEs to benefit from government’s stimulus and government owes over K1 billion to businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

Data driven: Outspan PNG helps Papua New Guinea farmers reap more from what they sow

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Outspan PNG is using big data to help thousands of smallholder cocoa and coffee farmers in Papua New Guinea improve the quality of their produce. Country Manager Basavaraj Y. Mashetty tells Business Advantage PNG it is helping to put the country’s cocoa and cofee on the global map.

Oil rebounds, LNG stabilises and palm oil up: our monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodities and financial markets

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The oil price has been extremely weak but the fall in LNG prices has stabilised and palm oil is up: a monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodities and financial markets. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly overview of commodity and financial markets.

In brief: lease extension for Papua New Guinea’s Porgera mine refused and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea to take over Porgera Mine, Mining Minister is looking to restart Wafi-Golpu discussions and Shadow Treasurer urges the introduction of a supplementary budget. The business news you need to kickstart you week.

LNG, oil and coffee prices all fall sharply: a monthly review of Papua New Guinea’s commodity and financial markets

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LNG and coffee prices have come off dramatically while oil is weaker. Business Advantage PNG’s monthly review of Papua New Guinea commodities and financial markets.

Boardroom briefing: coffee prices, advice for food entrepreneurs and dubious promises of aid money

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Coffee farmers growing pains, how a woman launched a successful food business, and where is all the aid money pledged to Pacific nations? Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

How NKW Holdings has experienced massive growth in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea landowner company NKW Holdings has undergone a massive expansion in the past eight years.  In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG, Chief Executive Officer Marlen Brunskill talks about the growth of the company and why the future looks promising.

Six questions for Vic Lynch, owner of Kwila Coffee Roasters

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Vic Lynch is a Papua New Guinean cafe owner and barista who has built up a thriving business in Sydney, Australia, where PNG coffee is catching on.

Coffee capsules a ‘win-win situation’ for local industry

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Coffee is recognised as one of Papua New Guinea’s most important commodities. So it was only a matter of time before locally manufactured ‘Nespresso compatible’ coffee capsules entered the PNG market. Business Advantage PNG talks to Cool Stuf, the company behind PNG’s first locally manufactured coffee capsules.