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 […]

Coffee Prices Remain Relatively Low Following Record-High Brazil Exports

Coffee Prices Remain Relatively Low Following Record-High Brazil Exports

May 12, 2015 10:56 am

After five straight months of declines, green coffee prices increased a modest 1.6 percent in April, remaining relatively low, according to the latest monthly report […]

Researchers in Taiwan Create Laboratory Kopi Luwak from Fecal Bacteria

Researchers in Taiwan Create Laboratory Kopi Luwak from Fecal Bacteria

April 28, 2015 10:44 am

After six years of development, researchers in Taiwan have created a laboratory version of kopi luwak coffee. A team inside the National Pingtung University of Technology and […]

Russian Federation Joins International Coffee Association as Consumption Rises

Russian Federation Joins International Coffee Association as Consumption Rises

April 28, 2015 8:21 am

The Russian Federation has become the seventh importing member of the International Coffee Organization, the ICO announced earlier this week. Russia joins the European Union, […]

First Global Study on Climate Change and Arabica Predicts ‘Severe Losses’

First Global Study on Climate Change and Arabica Predicts ‘Severe Losses’

April 27, 2015 12:59 pm

Arabica coffees will have to be grown at higher elevations in almost all the world’s producing regions to survive the projected effects of climate change […]

A Most Incredible Journey for the Future of Yemen Specialty Coffee

A Most Incredible Journey for the Future of Yemen Specialty Coffee

April 23, 2015 2:17 pm

One of the most attention-grabbing stories to come out of this month’s SCAA Event was the weeklong journey — by foot, car, plane and boat — of […]

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

This Retail Price Index for High-End Roasted Coffee is Incredibly Interesting

April 16, 2015 4:20 pm

A team at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School has been putting together a retail price index for largely directly traded, single-origin roasted coffees in the […]

Coffee Prices Fall to 14-Month Low Despite Increased Consumption

Coffee Prices Fall to 14-Month Low Despite Increased Consumption

April 15, 2015 2:09 pm

Coffee prices fell to a 14-month low in March, despite fewer shipments and increased estimates of global consumption, according to the latest monthly report from the […]

Feeling Sustainability Despair? Embrace This Uncomfortable Word

Feeling Sustainability Despair? Embrace This Uncomfortable Word

April 14, 2015 11:33 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog It’s a word that makes many people in coffee uncomfortable: Policy. Ric Rhinehart spoke during Sustainable Harvest‘s 2014 Let’s Talk […]

Simple Question, Myriad Answers: Castillo or Caturra?

Simple Question, Myriad Answers: Castillo or Caturra?

April 10, 2015 11:42 am

By Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Two days ago, I had the honor to present the preliminary results of the Colombia Sensory Trial at the 2015 […]