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In 2015, the historically violence-ridden Tolima, Colombia held a specialty coffee auction. For producers, it was a wonderful opportunity: one to raise the profiles …

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 …

The ICO recently announced devastating, if expected, news: coffee farming is less profitable. Some farmers are operating at a loss. Others profit from their current …

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 …

Importers are the bridge between the two ends of the coffee spectrum. They connect farmers with roasters. They find interesting lots of coffee, set …

Chalo Fernandez would like to know how you’re enjoying your cold brew on this warm summer day. A fifth-generation coffee farmer who’s turned his …

The light went out. I checked to see if the bulb had blown, but no, it was an outage. At 8:00 pm, I received …

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

Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills and incredible coffee. Yet not all is beautiful in this East African country. According to The World …

In most markets, the smaller businesses are the most vulnerable. Coffee is no exception to this. Fairtrade calculates that 80% of the world’s coffee …