Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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Deep within the forests of Yunnan, China, a special type of tea is made, one that is unlike any other: Pu’er. Pu’er tea has …

Ever considered roasting your own specialty coffee? Or are you just curious about what it is that your favourite local coffee roaster actually does …

South Korea’s coffee industry has exploded over the last five years, with dramatic increases in both import and consumption. This boom has catapulted the …

My name is Will Spry, and you’ve probably never heard of me – but I’ve spent the last two years developing a new coffee …

 

 

What is specialty coffee? What are the three waves of coffee? These videos provide a basic introduction to the processes and people along the speciality …

Watch this video to learn how Cuatro M in El Salvador uses the natural process method for several coffee varieties; pacamara, red bourbon and yellow …

 

Have you ever picked up a pack of red honey processed beans and wondered what honey processing (let alone red honey processing) actually means? …

Are you looking to build valuable business partnerships? Discuss the latest issues and innovations in the coffee industry? Cup and purchase exceptional coffees, including …

Rural producers lifting themselves and their communities out of poverty through coffee production: it’s a romantic idea. And it’s easy to feel skeptical when …

75 Guatemalans have died. More are missing. And thousands have been displaced, forced to leave behind their homes and crops. We know Guatemala for …

There’s no such thing as the world’s best coffee. Good coffee isn’t just about cup quality, it isn’t just about sustainability, or varietals, or …

You probably don’t know this, but Papua New Guinea’s coffee is sublime. It’s smooth, versatile, close to coffee-capital Australia – and yet is hardly …

The SCAA state that specialty green beans can have no more than 5 full defects in 350 grams of coffee – and no primary …

“It’s killing more women than maternity complications these days,” Guy Stallworthy, Executive Director of Grounds for Health, tells me. He’s talking about cervical cancer, …

Pardon the pun, but grind size is no small matter. Controlling this variable allows you to improve the taste of your coffee, ensure repeatability, …

Cuba, the country of cigars, politics, salsa… and coffee. Some of us may have enjoyed a sweet, heavy-bodied café cubano, but how many of …

In 2015, the historically violence-ridden Tolima, Colombia held a specialty coffee auction. For producers, it was a wonderful opportunity: one to raise the profiles …

There are few countries with more impact on the international coffee scene than Brazil, the world’s largest producer and exporter. And while it has …