Kopi Luwak vs. Geisha at Temple Coffee’s Most Controversial Cupping

Kopi Luwak vs. Geisha at Temple Coffee’s Most Controversial Cupping

January 19, 2015 10:46 am

On January 9, venerable Sacramento roaster/retailer Temple Coffee tweeted about a “controversial cupping.” One of our more interesting, and definitely most controversial public cupping will […]

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Hit 10-Month Low as Brazil Forecast Improves

Monthly C-Market Report: Prices Hit 10-Month Low as Brazil Forecast Improves

January 15, 2015 2:05 pm

Coffee prices worldwide reached their lowest since February 2014, largely driven by improved expectations for Brazil’s 2015/16 crop, according to the December monthly report from […]

Generations of Reflection at the Finca Malacara Reunion in El Salvador

Generations of Reflection at the Finca Malacara Reunion in El Salvador

January 13, 2015 1:53 pm

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Back in September, I published this interview with my colleague Ivania, who was born as a landless worker on […]

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

Ethiopia and Kenya Coffees Dominate 2015 Good Food Awards List

January 9, 2015 12:02 pm

The 5th Annual Good Food Awards Ceremony took place last night in San Francisco, honoring coffee roasters alongside craft producers in categories such as beer, cheese, spirits, […]

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

Collaboration and Education at Second Le Carnaval du Café in Paris

December 30, 2014 10:57 am

After a November postponement, Oslo, Norway-based green coffee importer The Collaborative Coffee Source is readying the return of Le Carnaval du Café to Paris January 25-27. […]

2014 Year in Review: The Trading Game

2014 Year in Review: The Trading Game

December 26, 2014 7:23 am

As we mentioned in our year in review on supply sustainability, the trend toward traceability —whether originating at the roaster, retail, or import level — has […]

2014 Year In Review: Supply Sustainability and Economics at Origin

2014 Year In Review: Supply Sustainability and Economics at Origin

December 24, 2014 7:29 am

In many ways, 2014 has been a banner year for coffee traceability. This movement has been fueled by an industry that has elevated origin as […]

Coffee Prices Move Slightly Downward with Brazil Rains

Coffee Prices Move Slightly Downward with Brazil Rains

December 23, 2014 7:04 am

Although price volatility was calmer in November, global coffee prices slipped slightly downward as widespread rains throughout Brazil have resulted in reduced estimates for next […]

Report: Climate Change May Cut Available Coffee Growing Land in Half by 2050

Report: Climate Change May Cut Available Coffee Growing Land in Half by 2050

December 18, 2014 12:36 pm

The amount of suitable land for growing coffee on a global scale could be cut in half by 2050, with key growing regions in Brazil […]

26-Year-Old Nonprofit Coffee Kids to Suspend Programming Beginning Jan. 1

26-Year-Old Nonprofit Coffee Kids to Suspend Programming Beginning Jan. 1

December 16, 2014 10:19 am

Coffee Kids, the nonprofit that has for 26 years been working to improve the lives and livelihoods of coffee farming families, has announced it is […]