Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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Consumers in the US believe that 48% of their coffee is specialty, according to the National Coffee Association of America (2015). But is that …

It can be hard to know where to start when setting prices in your coffee shop. How much is too much for a flat …

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 …

Natural and honey processed coffees offer sweet profiles and fuller bodies, but don’t try to roast them like a wet processed lot. You’ll either …

 

 

When I was a kid, I wanted to be just like Batman. I mean, didn’t we all? Yet unlike other 10-year-olds, it wasn’t his …

When is pulling an espresso not just pulling an espresso? When the machine has pressure or flow control, enabling you to control how the …

 

“I want to farm specialty coffee,” our driver, Eder, says. “But my brother doesn’t want to.” We’re driving up a bumpy road in the …

Pick up any bag of artisanally roasted specialty coffee and have a look at the label. You’ll notice it tells you a few things: …

Shade trees have numerous benefits: they’re associated with better cup profiles as they allow the coffee to ripen slower, they may provide additional income …

The Best of Panama Auction is one of the most prestigious events in the specialty coffee industry. Yet it’s far more than just that. …

Do you know what coffee you’ll be selling next season? Or will your team be ringing around, requesting samples, negotiating prices, and hoping that …

Last year, a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels went into effect, ending over 50 years of warfare but also …

Finca Los Pirineos has produced Cup of Excellence coffees a staggering eight times – four of which they were ranked in the Top Ten. …

Specialty coffee producers have raised serious concerns about how much they receive for their coffee. This is not surprising – numerous studies in different …

Growing, harvesting, sorting, grinding, dosing, extracting. As consumers, many of us might be familiar with what coffee has to go through before it arrives …

Water: it makes up 94–98% of your cup of coffee. But it’s not just the biggest ingredient in your beverage. Its temperature (along with …

Did you know that women make up 75% of Africa’s coffee farming workforce? Africa produces a vast variety of uniquely delicious coffees. From the …

The origin trip is the ultimate coffee pilgrimage. But how do you ensure you get the most out of this opportunity? How do you …