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Coffee Trade, Importing, & Exporting

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) …

Coffee prices are complex, whether they’re specialty or commodity. Profit margins are even more so. Yield, quality, supply and demand, and harvest conditions all …

There are a lot of perks to being a coffee buyer: traveling to origin, meeting producers, experiencing the coffee harvest… Yet this glamorous job …

Imagine buying exceptional specialty coffee, only for it to arrive with a musty odour and baggy flavor – all because of poor green bean …