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  • Five things you can do now to reduce supply chain uncertainty
    Five things you can do now to reduce supply chain uncertainty

    This May, Algrano hosted an Instagram Live with Mario Alarcon and Christian Starry of The Guat Lab in Guatemala. The main topic of discussion was supply chain uncertainty. The coffee industry continues to struggle with retail disruptions caused by the pandemic, which in turn led to great supply chain volatility. Though it can be hard to find a silver lining in all this, COVID has had an unexpected equalizing effect. Suddenly, we were all in the same boat.
    published 29 days ago

    • Guatemala
  • What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it
    What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it

    “Why are Brazilian coffees more expensive this year?” roasters asked. To answer this question, we spoke to our long term partners at SanCoffee in Campos das Vertentes, Minas Gerais, to give roasters a quick update about what’s going on on the ground. 
    published about 1 month ago

    • Brazil
  • It’s OK to say no. It’s not OK to say nothing: Takeaways from the Mexico virtual trip
    It’s OK to say no. It’s not OK to say nothing: Takeaways from the Mexico virtual trip

    The Ensambles team is young and extremely committed to their work with farmers. When speaking to them, there is no brushing the hard stuff under the rug. Here are our main takeaways from the discussion, from bad prices and systems which keep farmers ignorant to the need to share feedback and market information.
    published 2 months ago

    • Mexico
  • From home gardens to your roastery: a bouquet of Ethiopian coffees
    From home gardens to your roastery: a bouquet of Ethiopian coffees

    Ethiopian coffees taste like flowers and we all love them for it. So we decided to prepare a selection of floral coffees for you to highlight the different flowers you can find in each cup.
    published 4 months ago

    • Ethiopia
  • Six outstanding coffees from amazing female producers
    Six outstanding coffees from amazing female producers

    Discover coffees produced by women. Support female coffee production.
    published 3 months ago

  • Beyond cup scores and blind cuppings: insights from the El Salvador virtual tour
    Beyond cup scores and blind cuppings: insights from the El Salvador virtual tour

    Female coffee producers, asymmetry of information in the coffee industry, and a virtual tour of El Salvador
    published 2 months ago

    • El Salvador
  • All coffee orders in one screen - Your new orders dashboard is here!
    All coffee orders in one screen - Your new orders dashboard is here!

    "Welcome to your new orders dashboard at Algrano! We’ve been working hard to update your green coffee management experience. Following feedback from roasters, we decided to make it easier than ever to have an overview of all your orders and see exactly what you need to do to manage your coffee on Algrano."
    published 3 months ago

  • Take Control of Your Supply Chain With The New Sourcing Planner
    Take Control of Your Supply Chain With The New Sourcing Planner

    Have you seen the new sourcing planner on Algrano? It first appeared on your dashboard in February and allowed roasters create their own sourcing calendar for origins they are interested in. Now you can tailor it to your needs even more and follow only specific growers or coffee profiles and see the ordering and shipping windows this year.
    published about 1 month ago

  • The ‘best of origin’ in the new origin pages on the Algrano platform
    The ‘best of origin’ in the new origin pages on the Algrano platform

    Find harvest updates, history of the origin, Algrano timelines and highly recommended coffee lots in one place.
    published about 2 months ago

  • Weird and wonderful: a list of unusual Colombian coffees
    Weird and wonderful: a list of unusual Colombian coffees

    As a roaster, if you love variety, you couldn’t choose a better time to be alive and to drink coffee. With this in mind, we selected a few lots from Colombia that we would call “unusual”.
    published 4 months ago

    • Colombia
  • Proving the forecasts wrong: Algrano 2020 numbers revealed
    Proving the forecasts wrong: Algrano 2020 numbers revealed

    Because transparency is at the core of Algrano, we decided to share the relationship between our 2020 budget, the forecast and the year end numbers with you. Let’s face the facts.
    published 4 months ago

  • Join our virtual origin trip to Colombia
    Join our virtual origin trip to Colombia

    Stuck at home? Join Algrano's origin trip to Colombia!
    published 5 months ago

    • Colombia