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The choice of variety affects a coffee’s flavor, productivity, and required farming conditions. Consumers are often excited to try varieties such as Geisha/Gesha, while …

Ethiopian specialty grade coffee beans may be some of the finest you’ll ever roast, but they are also some of the ficklest. To start …

At one point in time, almost every coffee drank in Europe was from Yemen. Nowadays, Yemeni coffee exports account for less than 1% of …

When we speak of Ethiopian coffees, we use descriptors such as “rosehips” and “magnolia”. But if you’re curious to know what specific variety produces …

Madagascar has a breathtaking array of wildlife. Over 90% of the island’s reptiles, approximately 89% of its plants, and around 92% of its mammals …

You might not know it, but Vietnam is a coffee giant. The question is: with only Brazil exceeding it in production, why is Vietnam …

F1 hybrids tend to be high-quality, rust-resistant, and high-yielding varieties – the golden trio, as far as coffee producers are concerned. Yet there’s just …

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 …

The Castillo coffee variety is controversial. On the one hand, it’s rust-resistant. On the other, coffee professionals are wary of the fact that its …

Could the third wave rescue a traditional coffee varietal from extinction? Barako coffee, with its strong smell and distinctive flavor, has been a cultural …