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    • Case study

    Brazil: Why Is Organic Coffee Rare?

    This is a complete guide to the context of organic coffee production in Brazil. It also introduces the partnership of APAS Coffee in the South of Minas Gerais and Kaffeemacher in Switzerland.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Brazil
  • Ugandan Coffee: the Mount Elgon Farmers Giving Trees to Women & More

    Mount Elgon’s region is one of the three major Arabica-producing areas in Uganda, next to the North-West and the South-West of the country. The extinct volcano, located on the border with Kenya, is home to two smallholder cooperatives that are now Verified Sellers on Algrano.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Uganda
    • Product

    How to Master Coffee Procurement

    Learn the best practices of this ancient process and discover Algrano’s new way of doing it. Nail it and you’ll be able to access more green coffee in less time.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Case study

    Rast Kaffee: How to Source the Best Green Coffee Online

    We asked one of the largest roasters in Switzerland: how do you choose the right coffee when you buy online? Find the six questions Beatrice Rast asks herself here.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Brazil
    • Case study

    Tchibo Rarity Coffees: Pro Tips to Market Rare Beans

    Learn how Sourcing & Origin Manager Lea Essing selects standout coffees and how she involves coffee producers in the marketing process.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Guatemala
    • Harvest report

    Green Coffee Harvest News August 2022

    Read Algrano's market overview with a deep dive into the upcoming origins: Bolivia, Ecuador, Uganda, Tanzania and Indonesia.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Indonesia
    • Uganda
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Bolivia
    • Trends

    FOB Data Breakdown: Are Farmers are Getting Fair Prices for Coffee?

    To understand how much farmers get paid based on FOB data, roasters need to know the structure of their supply chain. Check the breakdown and calculate the farm gate to FOB ratio.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Brazil
    • Costa Rica
    • Ghana
    • Product
    • Case study

    A solution in logistics for roasters & producers in trusted partnerships

    Algrano’s no-hassle logistics is helping Nomad Coffee and Finca Las Brisas grow their relationship. They can access more lots beyond the ones available in the marketplace and pay a cheaper service fee at the end, getting the coffee freshly delivered in a convenient timeframe.
    published over 1 year ago

    • El Salvador
    • Case study

    Sourcing direct from a small farmer in Brazil helps this roaster thrive

    Kaffehaus built his coffee shop & roastery around stories, moving away from the “quality lab” look and reclaiming the original role of coffee houses. The roastery’s relationship with Capadócia Coffee is key to making that work.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Brazil
  • Nyamurinda: owned by women, employing women, promoting women’s coffee

    The sisters behind Nyamurinda are launching a series of coffees on Algrano from their FT and RFA certified washing station Karora Mountain Coffee, right next to Lake Kivu and the Nyungwe forest.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Case study

    Pre-contracting helped this roaster secure coffee at the best price

    Quarter Horse Coffee in the UK is pre-contracting more and more. By acting fast, they avoided the price rally in 2021 following the Brazilian frost. They also secured one of the few lots available to source directly from Costa Rica in 2022 despite the country’s lower production, which led to most coffees selling out.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Case study

    How a roaster’s brand can build buzz around a coffee producer

    Buying full containers is not the only way to support the people behind your coffee. Brand collaborations and recommendations help boost producers’ reputations and get them more good customers.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Rwanda