Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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Green bean moisture content might not sound exciting, but it is of key importance for good-quality coffee. It affects how a coffee tastes, how …

Ever considered roasting your own specialty coffee? Or are you just curious about what it is that your favourite local coffee roaster actually does …

Opening a café or coffee roastery requires real passion, but it also requires focused branding. Good coffee shops with delectable brews and dedicated owners …

Micro roasters, I know you’re passionate about quality. You care about every lot you source and every batch you roast. You enjoy learning more …

 

 

When you step foot into a coffee shop, you’ll see beans for sale from all over the world – but stop and think for …

It’s Friday, so why not kick back and watch these three slow motion videos? SEE ALSO: Weighing Espresso Shots in Service: Insanity or Essential? …

 

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 …

Producers, baristas, roasters, consumers – whoever we are, we all want coffee farmers to be able to produce better quality coffee and receive better …

Social media might not seem important, compared to nurturing your coffee plants, picking coffee cherries, ensuring processing happens to high standards, and the numerous …

Why do you love coffee? Is it that wonderful taste, that perk-you-up caffeine hit in the morning, or even that tantalising aroma? Or is …

Twin earthquakes hit Ecuador on the 11th July, a reminder that the effects of the devastating April earthquake continue to be felt in this …

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 sold at a price that has nothing to do with farmers’ living expenses. When the C price fell to a 12-year low …

Prior to discussing the flavour notes, it’s important to acknowledge the story and sweat that’s been poured into harvesting each little Bourbon bean (hopefully no actual …

The first time I cupped coffee, like many, I struggled to understand acidity. I didn’t understand where all the aromas were coming from. And …

Sustainability has become a buzz word in recent years, but the long-term economic, environmental, and social health of the coffee industry are vital considerations. …

Burundi, the Heart of Africa. It’s called this for its heart-shaped outline and its central location on the African continent. And as its 600,000–800,000 …

How many coffee trees does it take to sustain a one-coffee-a-day habit? Quite a lot. And the way things are going right now, we’re …