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June 9, 2022

Addressing deforestation in coffee production

June 8, 2022

Can agroforestry help to secure the future of the coffee industry?

May 30, 2022

How are Kenyan coffee washing stations operated?

May 24, 2022

Is it possible to get good quality coffee from unripe cherries?

May 17, 2022

How can syntropic farming benefit coffee production?

May 11, 2022

Exploring the nutraceutical properties of coffee

June 13, 2022

A guide to South Sudan’s coffee sector

Despite its long history, South Sudan only became independent in 2011 – making it the newest internationally recognised country in the world. As well as Sudan, South Sudan borders Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya – three of the top five coffee-producing countries in Africa. While many believe Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee, a 2021 study actually found that arabica coffee could have also originated from South Sudan. However, surprisingly, coffee… read more

May 24, 2022

Is it possible to get good quality coffee from unripe cherries?

Growing high-quality coffee is not easy. It requires a lot of dedication from the producer,…

May 17, 2022

How can syntropic farming benefit coffee production?

In recent years, sustainability has become a more widely discussed topic in the coffee industry.…

April 12, 2022

Exploring Sicilian coffee production

In the summer of 2021, the first-ever domestically-grown coffee was produced in Sicily. The 30kg…

May 30, 2022

How are Kenyan coffee washing stations operated?

Processing is one of the most important stages in the coffee supply chain. There are…

May 10, 2022

Exploring the micro mill model in the coffee sector

Milling is one of the most important post-harvest steps in coffee production. It involves removing…

March 31, 2022

What is koji fermented coffee?

Processing is a stage in coffee production which is necessary to prepare the beans for…

June 8, 2022

Can agroforestry help to secure the future of the coffee industry?

The International Coffee Organisation’s April 2022 report estimates that global coffee consumption will exceed production…

April 13, 2022

What is Laurina coffee?

Around the world, many consumers prefer to drink coffee which contains less caffeine. For some,…

August 16, 2021

Introducing climate-resilient coffee hybrids in Vietnam

The USDA’s Coffee: World Markets and Trade report, published in June 2021, predicts that global…

April 4, 2022

How long does green coffee stay fresh for?

How green coffee is stored is key to cup quality. Good storage maintains the cup…

October 26, 2021

Can you freeze green coffee?

Green coffee beans are sensitive to a number of external factors, such as moisture and…

January 28, 2021

Exploring post-harvest practices & their relationship with coffee quality

The price of coffee is determined by the C market, which is based on supply…

March 14, 2022

What is past crop coffee & how can you use it?

For specialty coffee roasters, there is plenty of excitement associated with the arrival of fresh…

March 10, 2022

Civil war in Ethiopia: How is the situation affecting the coffee sector?

For over a year now, the conflict in Ethiopia has been devastating, and has affected…

January 13, 2022

Why does Ecuador import so much coffee?

Ecuador is the 20th largest coffee producer in the world, but its coffee imports actually…

June 13, 2022

A guide to South Sudan’s coffee sector

Despite its long history, South Sudan only became independent in 2011 – making it the…

May 5, 2022

A guide to coffee production in Haiti

Haiti is the third-largest country in the Caribbean. The island nation became the world’s first…

February 17, 2022

A guide to the Taiwanese coffee sector

Taiwan is an island in East Asia that sits to the south east of China.…

February 23, 2022

Coffee job roles: What is a green coffee buyer?

There are a number of roles in the industry that involve sourcing green coffee beans…

February 14, 2022

How can roasters control quality when sourcing coffee?

Quality is rightly a growing priority for coffee drinkers around the world, and consequently for…

February 2, 2022

Why are coffee farmers being sued over defaults on contracts?

Contracts are essential for building long-term sustainable relationships in the coffee industry. By using them,…

June 9, 2022

Addressing deforestation in coffee production

Sustainability continues to be a major focus across the coffee industry, specifically in coffee production.…

May 11, 2022

Exploring the nutraceutical properties of coffee

Coffee has long been renowned for its health benefits. For decades, research has shown that…

May 3, 2022

Exploring coffee consumption in Kenya

Kenya is the fifth-largest coffee producer in Africa. According to data from the International Coffee…