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Love coffee cocktails? Not sure how to create your own? Never fear: designing cocktails isn’t as intimidating as it may seem. In fact, if …

Like any business venture, opening a café can be risky. In Quito, where specialty coffee culture is nascent, the risk is even higher. While …

A Motivational Shot from Hidenori Our coffee correspondent, F. Solano met with the 2014 World Barista Champion, Hidenori Izaki in his return visit to …

My first nine weeks in Guatemala were spent studying Spanish in Antigua – arguably the Latin American hotspot for coffee. Armed with my notebook …

 
 

There are some things we take for granted in the specialty coffee world. Extraction is important in brewing. A Geisha is better than a …

You think you know Brazilian coffee? Think again. I thought I did as well, until I was invited to be a judge at the …

 

In most markets, the smaller businesses are the most vulnerable. Coffee is no exception to this. Fairtrade calculates that 80% of the world’s coffee …

The bean belt contains over 60 coffee-growing countries, and within those sixty countries there are an immense number of producers. In the Dominican Republic …

We’d all love a high-end machine, but for most coffee aficionados, it’s only a dream. How many of us can afford a Strada, after …

We recently interviewed micro-roaster, Paula Chaverri  & barista Glen Arce on the Costa Rican coffee industry. F Solano caught up with Ariel Bravo, twice runner …

So you’ve decided to take an origin coffee trip. You’ve done your research, made all the right connections, and booked your flights. Now all …

Over 125 million people around the world are involved in the coffee farming industry. Yet coffee is susceptible to high degrees of fluctuation in …