It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

It’s a Post-Xmas Supersonic Gathering in Berkeley with Tim Wendelboe

December 19, 2014 12:32 pm

In 2011, Colombian coffee farmer and organizer Elias Roa met Oslo, Norway-based roaster and former World Barista Champion Tim Wendelboe with news that he’s just purchased […]

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 […]

Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container

Berlin Roaster Finds 73 Pounds of Cocaine in Brazil Coffee Container

December 18, 2014 10:42 am

An unnamed Berlin coffee roaster opened a recently arrived green coffee container from Brazil to find 33 kilos (approximately 73 pounds) of cocaine, according to […]

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 […]

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

Coffee Review Presents Its Top Coffees of 2014

December 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Coffee Review, which has been reviewing coffees on a 100-point scale since 1997, has released its second annual list of top roasted coffees. The Coffee […]

International Buyers Shatter Record Prices at Brazil Cup of Excellence Auction

International Buyers Shatter Record Prices at Brazil Cup of Excellence Auction

December 3, 2014 5:44 pm

Twenty one coffees from Brazil recently shattered previous auction price highs at the Brazil early harvest pulped naturals Cup of Excellence auction, operated by the Alliance […]

INTL FCStone Launches ‘From the Farmer’ Origin Analysis Series

INTL FCStone Launches ‘From the Farmer’ Origin Analysis Series

December 2, 2014 1:13 pm

Commodities analyst and financial services provider INTL FCStone has launched a new coffee market analysis series designed to dig deeper into market factors affecting individual […]

From Colombia to Williamsburg, Devoción Purports New Levels of Crop-to-Cup Freshness

From Colombia to Williamsburg, Devoción Purports New Levels of Crop-to-Cup Freshness

November 28, 2014 12:24 pm

Innovation in the high-end food world, and by extension the coffee world, typically follows a kind of linear progression. That is to say, the newest “it” […]

In Defense of the Caturra Variety: A Conversation with Alejandro Cadena

In Defense of the Caturra Variety: A Conversation with Alejandro Cadena

November 28, 2014 9:47 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog When I read this article by Kenneth Davids in The Coffee Review assigning Caturra to the second tier of […]

Marketing Coffee Varieties and Preliminary Feedback from the Colombia Sensory Trial

Marketing Coffee Varieties and Preliminary Feedback from the Colombia Sensory Trial

November 24, 2014 10:19 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog In this recent article in The Coffee Review, Ken Davids explores the idea of “the variety play,” which he […]