Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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The British public are currently facing a great dilemma: Brexit. In just four months’ time, they must vote to either leave or remain a …

The specialty coffee market has no shortage of brewing methods to choose from. There’s the Kalita Wave, the Hario V60, the Chemex, the AeroPress, …

“Why do the prices they pay us change?” I was stood in front of 50 farmers in an un-airconditioned one-room K-12 schoolhouse in Espinal, …

Just when you’re starting to feel desperate for a coffee, you see a pedal-powered coffee cart moving towards you. But this is no ordinary …

 

 

McCafé’s been going through a rebrand: one that involves better coffee and making fun of specialty. We’re not offended, though. We’re lovin’ it. Because …

“Who ordered the extra hot skinny Ethiopian Albino? Extra hot skinny Ethiopian Albino? Oh, here you go.” “Thanks, mate.” “You’re welcome.” You’ve just read …

 

Nestled in the lush green hills of northern Nicaragua sits a community unmolested by the modern world. It’s hard to get to. You can …

Most coffee nerds still think of Brazil as an origin focused on quantity over quality. For many roasters, it’s been an origin to source …

Ever tried specialty coffee from Ka’ū? This region of Hawaii has been growing coffee for only 20 years, and it’s quickly making a name …

The Philippines is a coffee-producing country. The nation’s varied topography and range of climates make it suitable for growing not just Robusta, but also …

Local roasters have the power to positively transform a producing country’s coffee industry, but it’s not easy. In my home, the Dominican Republic, coffee …

When it comes to coffee, a lot of things are subjective. One thing that is not, however, is espresso machine maintenance. Keeping that machine …

Have you had a specialty coffee from Vietnam? No? You’re not the only one. For many, specialty coffee and Vietnam are mutually exclusive ideas. …

Sourcing green coffee is not a Condé Nast experience. “At the crack of dawn, I put on my boots and head out to the …

Armando Costa of Costa Café knows that you can find high-cupping specialty coffees in Brazil. He also understands that commodity coffee doesn’t always pay …

All eyes turned to Kenya at SCA Global Coffee Expo, as the country was named the 2017 Portrait Country. And there’s no doubt that …

The sweet aroma of coffee growing on the trees. The serenity of the coffee fields in the early morning. The experience of hearing a …

The espresso shot: the base of every non-filter coffee. The purest form of the drink. And the key to understanding Italy’s coffee culture. In …