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British farmers could secure a better return from the marketplace by following the example of small-scale coffee producers overseas, Oxford Farming Conference delegates have been told. Delivering the Frank Parkinson lecture at the conference, international coffee trader Konrad Brits suggested ethical and transparent trading practices could help to ensure more stable and fairer returns for UK growers and livestock producers. Mr Brits, founder of Sussex-based Falcon Coffees, trades some US$95m (£77m) of coffee annually – buying about 24,000t of coffee […]