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 third wave of coffee. We come across this phrase all the time, in coffee shops or online. But what does it actually mean? …

The two biggest associations of the coffee-consuming world are considering joining to become one global organisation – and you can have your say in …

It’s been two years since Cup of Excellence (CoE) was last held in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Mexico. But this year, the competition is …

 
 

Anyone who’s ever been on Instagram knows how much we love our coffee blooms. But what are they? Why do they happen? And are …

Don’t just reach for the blueberry muffin. It might not bring out the best notes in your coffee. At the Specialty Coffee Association of …

 

What does a coffee producer’s average day look like? Our coffee contributor Karyan NG talks restoration of an abandoned coffee mill and producing specialty coffee …

The market price for coffee (aka the C price) is known for fluctuating – and nothing demonstrates that more than the January report from the …

So you’ve decided to take an origin coffee trip. You’ve done your research, made all the right connections, and booked your flights. Now all …

The Pacamara varietal is unique. If people aren’t talking about its outstanding flavour and cup attributes, they’re talking about its distinctive size. But what’s …

Ever wondered about the Costa Rica coffee scene? Our Costa Rican correspondent, F. Solano, caught up with Paula, the owner & founder of Café Sikëwa …

“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, …

How many used coffee grounds do you put in a bin every single day? How about every week? Or year? If you compost or …

Direct: without intervening factors or intermediaries. Trade: the act of buying and selling goods and services. But direct trade represents far more than just …

Pulped natural coffee – what does that even mean? And how does it affect the cup sitting in front of you? If you find …

Getting a loan can help you to expand your farm size, invest in processing equipment, purchase new varieties, and more. When done as part …

As fourth-generation farmers, we’ve had to balance traditional insight with the demands of today’s market. And we’ve come to realise that good coffee alone …

Coffee prices are complex, whether they’re specialty or commodity. Profit margins are even more so. Yield, quality, supply and demand, and harvest conditions all …