Let’s Not Panic Over the ‘Americans Drinking Less Coffee’ Headlines

Let’s Not Panic Over the ‘Americans Drinking Less Coffee’ Headlines

June 22, 2015 12:45 pm

The USDA on Friday released its biannual global coffee market predictions, one of the most in-depth data sets in the global industry, and one that […]

What Does Private Investment Into Coffee Farms Actually Look Like?

What Does Private Investment Into Coffee Farms Actually Look Like?

June 22, 2015 8:34 am

by Kraig Kraft of CRS Coffeelands Blog I’m going to be honest with all of you. I don’t have a lot of material to work […]

The Machete: Superior to the Hoe, and a Wonderful Wedding Gift

The Machete: Superior to the Hoe, and a Wonderful Wedding Gift

June 19, 2015 7:24 am

by Paul Hicks of CRS Coffeelands Blog Blessed is the Machete. A machete makes a wonderful wedding gift. After working many years with farmers around […]

Genetics, Environment or Management: What Really Determines Quality?

Genetics, Environment or Management: What Really Determines Quality?

June 10, 2015 11:27 am

(editor’s note: Roast Magazine is in no way affiliated with the Colombia Sensory Trial outside of editorial curiosity. We do agree with the assertion below […]

As Investment in Retail Booms, How Can We Initiate Investment Toward Farmers?

As Investment in Retail Booms, How Can We Initiate Investment Toward Farmers?

June 9, 2015 11:00 am

by Kraig Kraft of CRS Coffeelands Blog I am in the Netherlands with a colleague, where we are getting ready to participate in the Sustainable Food Lab […]

Seven Great Coffee Beers From Chicago Craft Beer Week

Seven Great Coffee Beers From Chicago Craft Beer Week

June 8, 2015 1:37 pm

Here in Chicago, we just wrapped up our annual Craft Beer Week. During that time, I scouted out and, indeed, drank some of the finest […]

You Don’t Have to Fly to Hawaii to Taste Ka’u Coffee, But You Probably Should

You Don’t Have to Fly to Hawaii to Taste Ka’u Coffee, But You Probably Should

June 4, 2015 1:23 pm

Having been in coffee for more than 13 years, I am a tad embarrassed to admit that I have never been to the United States’ main […]

What Do We Really Know About Microlots: Part 2 of 2

What Do We Really Know About Microlots: Part 2 of 2

June 3, 2015 2:05 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog This is the second in a two-part conversation with my friend “Alex,” a respected colleague in coffee, that explores […]

In Our Collective Quality Obsession, What Do We Really Know About Microlots?

In Our Collective Quality Obsession, What Do We Really Know About Microlots?

June 2, 2015 9:47 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog I have a friend in coffee whom I am going to call “Alex.” S/he is brilliant. Driven. Focused. Working […]

Digging Deep Into Soil Management with Luis Álvarez Welchez

Digging Deep Into Soil Management with Luis Álvarez Welchez

May 29, 2015 12:57 pm

by Hugh Aprile of CRS Coffeelands Blog In my last post, as part of a tribute to the International Year of Soils, I promised to seek […]