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 …

The espresso: an emulsified, syrupy, all-encompassing marvel that forms the basis of nearly every drink served in a café—providing it’s a coffee. Rooibos: tea. …

Bitter coffee? That’s a thing of the past. Now, specialty professionals and consumers alike want their morning coffee to have a hint of sweetness …

Imagine this for a moment: Someone hands you a glass of clear water. You lift it to take a sip, but as your nose …

 
 

Are you a home barista? You should try cupping (if you’re not already doing it). This essential skill isn’t just for professionals; it will help you …

Feel like showing off your skills? You can be as proud as a peacock when you’ve mastered this latest trick in our how-to latte …

 

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 …

Have you ever asked your barista about the coffee they served you? If you have, they probably responded with a complicated answer including a …

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 …

The Ixil people of Gutemala have experienced deep persecution, poverty, and worse for hundreds of years. Yet they remain strong. They are dependent on …

As a filmmaker, I’m always looking for a good story to tell. Yet shade grown coffee is more than just a good story. It’s …

Returning to the coffee farm was one of the hardest decisions of my life. Growing up, I never wanted to work in coffee. Although …