Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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What is it about baristas that make them so damn attractive? Maybe it’s the way they’re always cheerful and smiling. Or maybe it’s their …

When it comes to coffee, a lot of things are subjective. One thing that is not, however, is espresso machine maintenance. Keeping that machine …

Coffee education is boring. Learning the difference between a dry washed and a wet washed bean? Boring. Shot times and the effects on coffee? …

Jervis, one of La Floresta’s many trendy cafes La Floresta is Quito’s version of your favourite only-locals-know-about-it neighbourhood: a combination of trendy restaurants and …

 
 

We’re in the process of supporting Jonathan Ramirez & Barista Ramirez in their quest to organise the first ever Ecuadorian AeroPress championship. We decided to document …

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 …

 

Green coffee buyers, there are many reasons why you might want to visit a coffee farm or mill. Perhaps you want to do direct …

Coffee is a lifeline for millions, a major global commodity, and a crop that’s farmed in dozens of countries. It’s a fusion of science …

Whether you make espresso at home or in a café, dosing can give you multiple headaches. The Espresso Corp’s ‘Coffee Catcha’ is designed to …

Producers, you know how amazing your coffee is. But how do you convince roasters? Sure, once your beans are on the cupping table they’ll …

Choosing between a centralized or in-farm mill (or beneficio) is a major decision for coffee producers: it affects incomes, productivity, quality, workload, and more. …

Brazilian coffee gets a bad rap. Quantity over quality, you might hear people say. But there’s a lot more to these beans than most …