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There are real concerns about the future of specialty coffee. And one of the most pressing is the incredibly low incomes earned by coffee …

Across the world, you’ll find coffee being produced, processed, and sold in cooperatives. But what is a coffee cooperative? How does it work? And …

Once you get into coffee, it can be hard to get out of it. Or so Nora Šmahelová would tell you. She’s a German …

Imagine shipping exceptional-quality green coffee to a buyer, only to discover that, on arrival, it’s dropped several points on the cupping table. The reason? …

Do you know what coffee you’ll be selling next season? Or will your team be ringing around, requesting samples, negotiating prices, and hoping that …

A minimum green coffee price, based on the cost of production: this idea was the talk of the town at the World Coffee Producers’ …

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 …

Some people are lucky enough to have a highly refined palate. These are the kind of people who can easily detect specific stone fruits …

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

There are some pretty flexible definitions in coffee, and micro lots and macro lots (or community lots, as I like to refer to them) …