Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

FROM THE VAULT

Have you ever struggled to keep your espresso extraction time consistent? Perhaps you’ve checked the machine to confirm the pressure and temperature are steady. …

With third wave coffee shops everywhere, specialty coffee websites, specialty coffee associations, World Championships, and public cuppings, it’s easy to become insulated in third …

We became business partners shortly after becoming life partners. This was back in 2004, when we opened our first café in London. We knew …

A great barista is a skilled technician: someone who understands the science of coffee-making, knows how to use multiple brewing devices and machines, and …

 
 

The Christmas tree’s up, Christmas songs are playing, and mulled wine is being served in every bar you enter. The only thing that’s not …

One of the great things about AeroPress – other than that it’s so quick and simple – is how easy it is to experiment …

 

If you’re an experienced barista, you may sometimes struggle to pull the perfect espresso shot. If you’re a newbie, you’re definitely going to find …

He’s also a true character. Organic coffee farming & COMSA transformed his life, so he takes it upon himself to share his techniques and expertise …

Burundi: a country shattered by civil conflict, including two genocides. It has one of the  lowest per capita incomes in the world, with 90% …

Chalo Fernandez would like to know how you’re enjoying your cold brew on this warm summer day. A fifth-generation coffee farmer who’s turned his …

The coffee harvest is now finished in Guatemala and every coffee farmer’s attention is now focused on the upcoming planting season and preparation for …

In 2015, Sasa Sestic won the World Barista Championship with a coffee that had been washed carbonic macerated, an innovative fermentation method. Two years …

Pest management on coffee farms is complex, especially if you’re looking for organic solutions. But the University of Michigan have created a board game …

Whether you are planning on making espresso at home or you are opening up a business, there are many items you must take seriously …

Most baristas I encounter want to run before they can walk when it comes to latte art. They think attempting to pour something pretty with …

“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, …

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

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