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 […]

Oahu Coffee Properties Under Quarantine Restrictions for Borer Infestation

Oahu Coffee Properties Under Quarantine Restrictions for Borer Infestation

December 17, 2014 10:24 am

The Hawaii Board of Agriculture today placed coffees from two Oahu properties owned by Dole Foods under quarantine restrictions due to the recent detection of a coffee […]

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 […]

Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler and La Colombe Partner for Haitian RaRa Coffee

Arcade Fire Frontman Win Butler and La Colombe Partner for Haitian RaRa Coffee

December 12, 2014 10:53 am

Beginning with the parents of Arcade Fire founding member Régine Chassagne, who emigrated from Haiti during the dictatorship of François Duvalier, Arcade Fire has had […]

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 […]

A New Farm-to-Cup Model from El Salvador’s Directo Caffè

A New Farm-to-Cup Model from El Salvador’s Directo Caffè

December 1, 2014 1:43 pm

We are at a time when permutations of the direct trade concept — a fuzzy one among roasters — are seemingly infinite. We could name […]

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 […]