Coffee News: from Seed to Cup

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We’ve all heard someone say “I like my coffee strong” – and maybe we’ve even said it ourselves. But what we mean by this, …

Installing your new espresso machine isn’t as simple as just ordering it and plugging it in. In the years I’ve spent as a servicing …

Imagine this for a moment: Someone hands you a glass of clear water. You lift it to take a sip, but as your nose …

La Roya hasn’t just been ruining coffee production; it’s been ruining lives. Luckily, Food 4 Farmers is taking it on themselves to help give …

 
 

How often do you get to really know a World Barista Champion? Not often. Which is why The Coffee Man is so special. It’s …

It might be a controversial claim, but if you ask me, no one gets more excited about an invitation to drink coffee than a …

 

Quick, what’s the most pressing issue for smallholder farmers in coffee-producing countries? Is it access to healthcare, educational opportunities, or credit? Could it be …

If someone were about to ask me who I am and how I came to be involved in specialty coffee, I’d say that I …

Young people are giving up their parents’ professions, leaving the coffee farm to work in big cities. And the coffee industry is struggling because …

Emilio Lopez tells me that, in 2001, you would struggle to find micro mills in El Salvador. There were few small operations. But all …

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 …

Have you had a specialty coffee from Vietnam? No? You’re not the only one. For many, specialty coffee and Vietnam are mutually exclusive ideas. …

Zimbabwean coffee was once known for its high-quality, sweet, citric, chocolatey profile. But it’s been almost 20 years since it all but disappeared from …

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. …

The drive for social and economic justice for coffee producers has been growing steadily over the last decade, yet we still have a lot …

In wine, varieties reign supreme. Everybody knows what a Merlot is, or a Chardonnay. But in the coffee world, they’re less understood. You might …

Our industry could not exist without the people in producing countries: the farmers who produce the coffee we drink, the mills that process it, …

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