Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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Imagine you have your first ever barista competition in two weeks. Feeling daunted? We’re not surprised – but that doesn’t mean it’s an impossible …

Three things tells you that specialty coffee is becoming more mainstream: 59% of coffee-drinking US Americans buy “gourmet”, big brands are adopting or mocking …

The naked portafilter is an increasingly popular espresso machine mod in the specialty world. But why? And does it actually make a difference to …

Apart from choosing the right beans, the key to a great cup of coffee is in the preparation. Imagine you had the chance to …

 
 

Slovenia is a small country with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world (I’m not biased, honestly…), a bunch of crazy traditions …

Are you dreaming of a café or coffee roastery of your own, but find the idea of running a business daunting? Or are you …

 

Ending “thin months” may require looking outside of the coffee industry. And more to the point, it may require building relationships with people outside …

It’s impossible to ignore China’s growing levels of coffee consumption. Yet it’s still surprisingly easy to forget about its coffee production. You see, China …

Thailand has been growing coffee commercially for centuries. It sits third among the coffee-producing countries of Asia. And yet it rarely makes it way …

Pest management on coffee farms is complex, especially if you’re looking for organic solutions. But the University of Michigan have created a board game …

Six years ago, almost to the day, a new coffee varietal was released in Kenya. Seemingly high-yield, disease-resistant, and high-cupping, it’s full of promise …

Prior to discussing the flavour notes, it’s important to acknowledge the story and sweat that’s been poured into harvesting each little Bourbon bean (hopefully no actual …