Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind the Farmer-Concerned Snack Brand Cherry Hero

March 25, 2015 11:48 am

  In 2012, David Boyle met a group of Ethiopian coffee farmers  while visiting Durban, South Africa. The farmers had relocated because they had been unable to […]

Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

Coffee Prices Continue Decline Despite Production Deficit Predictions, ICO Says

March 4, 2015 4:23 pm

Green coffee prices continued in a downward slide through February, despite recent estimates that global production will result in a deficit this year, according to […]

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

From Theory to Policy: The Next Step in Coffee Supply Sustainability

February 26, 2015 10:18 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog The sustainability conversation in specialty coffee has evolved in important ways since I first tuned in more than 10 […]

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

February 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Vertical integration is an increasingly popular strategy among U.S. coffee companies, but rarely is it accomplished so naturally as in the case of one of South […]

Green Coffee Prices Hit 11-Month Low as Brazil Crop Reaches Crucial Stage

Green Coffee Prices Hit 11-Month Low as Brazil Crop Reaches Crucial Stage

February 11, 2015 11:24 am

Average prices for green coffee dropped to their lowest in nearly a year in January amid weather concerns in Brazil, according to the latest monthly […]

Tennessee Company Claims Promising Results in Guatemala for Nontoxic Rust Fungicide

Tennessee Company Claims Promising Results in Guatemala for Nontoxic Rust Fungicide

February 9, 2015 1:48 pm

In the ongoing fight against leaf rust, a young Tennessee company says it fast-tracked development of a nontoxic, organic fungicide, with preliminary testing on the […]

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, […]