What Does Private Investment Into Coffee Farms Actually Look Like?

What Does Private Investment Into Coffee Farms Actually Look Like?

June 22, 2015 8:34 am

by Kraig Kraft of CRS Coffeelands Blog I’m going to be honest with all of you. I don’t have a lot of material to work […]

Exploring Renowned Microlot Estate Rio Jorco in Tarrazu, Costa Rica

Exploring Renowned Microlot Estate Rio Jorco in Tarrazu, Costa Rica

June 17, 2015 2:03 pm

Rio Jorco, a third-generation family farming operation based in the Tarrazu region of Costa Rica has been perennially cranking out some of the sought-after microlots in […]

Meet Algrano: A Tech-Based Platform Connecting Roasters and Producers

Meet Algrano: A Tech-Based Platform Connecting Roasters and Producers

June 15, 2015 1:39 pm

The relationship between buyers and producers is in many ways the engine that drives upmarket specialty coffee, especially as traceability, farm to cup, direct trade and related concepts […]

Coffee Prices Reach 17-Month Low as Crop Year Begins in Brazil, Indonesia and Peru

Coffee Prices Reach 17-Month Low as Crop Year Begins in Brazil, Indonesia and Peru

June 11, 2015 10:18 am

The composite price for commodity coffee reached a 17-month low throughout May, as speculation over the 2015/16 crop in Brazil suggests “no immediate supply concerns” […]

Genetics, Environment or Management: What Really Determines Quality?

Genetics, Environment or Management: What Really Determines Quality?

June 10, 2015 11:27 am

(editor’s note: Roast Magazine is in no way affiliated with the Colombia Sensory Trial outside of editorial curiosity. We do agree with the assertion below […]

Let’s Talk Coffee 2015 Coming to Brazil for the First Time, in Espirito Santo

Let’s Talk Coffee 2015 Coming to Brazil for the First Time, in Espirito Santo

June 9, 2015 12:27 pm

Registration is now open for the 2015 edition of Let’s Talk Coffee, an annual event put on by green coffee importer Sustainable Harvest that seeks to […]

As Investment in Retail Booms, How Can We Initiate Investment Toward Farmers?

As Investment in Retail Booms, How Can We Initiate Investment Toward Farmers?

June 9, 2015 11:00 am

by Kraig Kraft of CRS Coffeelands Blog I am in the Netherlands with a colleague, where we are getting ready to participate in the Sustainable Food Lab […]

State of the Market: Peru Coffee in 2015/16

State of the Market: Peru Coffee in 2015/16

June 8, 2015 12:06 pm

Peruvian arabica production is on the rebound with the continued but slow abatement of leaf rust that affected some 30-40 percent of the country’s collective […]

What Do We Really Know About Microlots: Part 2 of 2

What Do We Really Know About Microlots: Part 2 of 2

June 3, 2015 2:05 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog This is the second in a two-part conversation with my friend “Alex,” a respected colleague in coffee, that explores […]

Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

Coming Soon, the DRC’s First Ever Cupping Competition of Traceable Coffees

May 26, 2015 2:17 pm

Several nonprofits and NGOs are preparing for the first cupping competition of its kind of traceable coffees from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Saveur du Kivu, which […]