Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

FROM THE VAULT

You might know it as a cafetiére, plunger or French press, but the truth is that there have been several patents with different names …

Let’s take James Hoffman’s analogy and talk about burgers. (Don’t worry, you’re on the right site, and we’ll start talking about coffee soon.) Think about …

Brewing coffee’s about to get a lot more scientific. Yes, even more scientific than using refractometers and calculating tamping pressure. Because the SCA and …

There was a time when the  roasting process would have been just another step in the journey of crop to cup. There wouldn’t have …

 
 

World of Coffee Dublin: three days of championships, awards, cuppings, new products, sustainability presentations, parties and, of course, a lot of coffee. Highly caffeinated …

With Tetsu Kasuya crowned the 2016 World Brewers Cup Champion on Saturday, we thought it was time to celebrate this demanding competition dedicated to …

 

In many ways, La Roya is like the flu. When there is a flu outbreak, this usually affects a lot of people. Those who …

There are many areas in which Ixil Guatemalans want to see progress: education, health, food sovereignty, economic diversification, and coffee leaf rust (la roya) …

We’re a small coffee farm in Guatemala: there are only seven of us, all in the same multi-generational family. Las Delicias, our 11-hectare farm, …

It’s difficult to know how many coffee farmers are women. Fairtrade put the figure at 60-80%; Sustainable Harvest quote unattributed studies that found it was …

The Maracaturra: a hybrid* varietal, a cross of Maragogype and Caturra, that is common to Nicaragua. But in Apaneca, El Salvador, it’s growing on …

Increased profits can happen as a result of hard work and luck. But they’re more likely to happen thanks to hard work and strategy. …