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

    • Guatemala
  • Central America Harvest Report 2021
    • Harvest report
    Central America Harvest Report 2021

    The latest harvest promises to be a fine vintage for Central American coffees. It's a year that producers will remember. Why? Download the report to find out. Keep yourself up to date with origin news and understand the conditions in which your coffees are being grown. This harvest report was produced in partnership with farmers and summarises interviews conducted with 10 growers about the status of the harvest.
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    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
  • Take Control of Your Supply Chain With The New Sourcing Planner
    • Product
    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.
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  • What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it
    • Blog
    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. 
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    • Brazil
  • It’s OK to say no. It’s not OK to say nothing: Takeaways from the Mexico virtual trip
    • Webinar
    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.
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    • Mexico
  • Beyond cup scores and blind cuppings: insights from the El Salvador virtual tour
    • Webinar
    • Blog
    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
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    • El Salvador
  • All coffee orders in one screen - Your new orders dashboard is here!
    • Product
    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."
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  • Algrano's Market Review - 2021 European Roaster Trends
    • Research
    • Trends
    • Webinar
    Algrano's Market Review - 2021 European Roaster Trends

    Download the full report and learn key factors influencing roasters' purchase behaviour, the areas of greatest potential for investment for coffee producers and exporters, communication trends and preferred channels, the price limit that roasters are willing to pay for coffee, regardless of quality, and trends for the year and areas of growth in 2021.
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  • Colombia Harvest Report 2021
    • Harvest report
    Colombia Harvest Report 2021

    Colombia is the third-largest producer of coffee in the world and the largest producer of washed Arabica. The country is also a strong producer of specialty coffee. Currently, up to 40% of the country’s exports are traded as specialty translating into better prices for growers. Algrano has developed a strong network of partners in Colombia during multiple visits of our team to the country. Find out how producers faced COVID in 2020 and 2021 by reading our latest report and know how the weather impacted on quality.
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    • Colombia
  • Ethiopia Harvest Report 2021
    • Harvest report
    Ethiopia Harvest Report 2021

    Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee and the 5th largest coffee producing country in the world. A year of good weather brought the harvest forward and favoured flowerings and cherry development, filling them with sugars and yielding great coffees. Our Q Grader Veronika Kečkéšová described the new offers as "juicier, cleaner and brighter". Download the harvest report to learn more about this year’s crop.
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    • Ethiopia
  • To pod or not to pod: 5 tips and coffees to help you embrace the at-home market
    • Blog
    • Trends
    To pod or not to pod: 5 tips and coffees to help you embrace the at-home market

    The pandemic’s “new normal” has led to dramatic changes in consumption patterns across the entire HoReCa industry. In coffee, quarantine boosted the at-home and single-serve (pods) markets, accelerating a trend that had been slowly growing for a decade.
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  • A digital-first coffee brand: the secret behind GOAT STORY
    • Case study
    A digital-first coffee brand: the secret behind GOAT STORY

    To explore the power of digital even further, we interviewed Dusan Maticic from Goat Story - the coffee brand that has technology built into their DNA. He told us about multiple unexpected plot twists in the history of the company driven by the team’s passion for technology and good coffee. Read the full interview to learn the brand's story, what brought them to roasting and how digital channels can help a small roastery promote great products and stand out.
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