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  • Set up custom coffee alerts and save time browsing
    • Product
    Set up custom coffee alerts and save time browsing

    Keeping track of all amazing coffees available in the market is not an easy job. To help you stay on top of things and get the latest information about coffees that match your requirements, we're excited to introduce the "My Interest" feature. 
    published

  • Copenhagen Coffee Lab + Jumarp: a Danish-Peruvian synergy
    • Case study
    Copenhagen Coffee Lab + Jumarp: a Danish-Peruvian synergy

    Read the story of a Nordic roastery Copenhagen Coffee Lab and a Peruvian cooperative Jumarp to see a great example of how simple yet exciting can a direct coffee relationship be. 
    published

    • Peru
  • Caferwa: A link to Rwanda’s past and eyes on the future
    • Interview
    Caferwa: A link to Rwanda’s past and eyes on the future

    Caferwa was founded in 1995, right after the genocide against the Tutsi. Historically, Rwanda had only produced semi-washed coffees. After the genocide, however, the new government decided to give the sector a boost.
    published

    • Rwanda
  • The magic behind Gasharu’s coffee
    • Interview
    The magic behind Gasharu’s coffee

    Many people today would describe coffee as magical. As a child growing up in rural Rwanda in the 1990s, the bean had a real superstitious quality to it for Valentin Kimenyi.
    published

    • Rwanda
  • Fairtrade and high-quality: Taza Dorada competition lots online for the first time
    • Blog
    Fairtrade and high-quality: Taza Dorada competition lots online for the first time

    A story about the finest Mexican coffees of the year, Fairtrade competition, COVID challenges and digital opportunities. 
    published

    • Mexico
  • Harvest report Mexico - Oaxaca 2020
    • Harvest report
    Harvest report Mexico - Oaxaca 2020

    Coffee production in Oaxaca, Southern Mexico, comes mainly from smallholder farms. The plots of local growers are on average much smaller than the ones located at the neighbouring states of Veracruz and Chiapas. The distances between farms also make it hard for producers to organize themselves.
    published

    • Mexico
  • Leaving the shadow of Antigua: Discover Palencia and Ciudad Vieja
    • Blog
    Leaving the shadow of Antigua: Discover Palencia and Ciudad Vieja

    Antigua was Guatemala’s first coffee “brand”. Nestled in a valley near 3 volcanoes, Antigua started cultivating coffee in the mid-1800s, when the national production of indigo for dyes collapsed. Since the rise of the specialty industry in the early 2000s and the subsequent trend for more traceability in the supply chain, Guatemalan growers have adapted.
    published

    • Guatemala
  • Shipping service: removing the logistics blockers for direct coffee trade
    • Product
    Shipping service: removing the logistics blockers for direct coffee trade

    We are excited to announce the launch of the new feature allowing growers and roasters to find an exporter and a shared container for their coffee sourced directly.
    published

  • Demystifying Digital Relationships - Webinar with Gringo Nordic and Neues Schwarz
    • Case study
    • Webinar
    Demystifying Digital Relationships - Webinar with Gringo Nordic and Neues Schwarz

    Real partnerships between roasters and growers are not only more sustainable, but they are also fun and good for business. This is a recording of a panel discussion on how digital platforms like Algrano can make direct coffee relationships easier and accessible to the players of any size.
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  • How two growers are building a better supply chain in Guatemala
    • Interview
    How two growers are building a better supply chain in Guatemala

    The quality of Mexican coffee can be spectacular. To understand where the quality comes from, we will now introduce you to two coffee areas and the producers we visited this year, starting with Veracruz.
    published

    • Guatemala
  • Harvest report Mexico - Veracruz 2020
    • Harvest report
    Harvest report Mexico - Veracruz 2020

    The quality of Mexican coffee can be spectacular. To understand where the quality comes from, we will now introduce you to two coffee areas and the producers we visited this year, starting with Veracruz.
    published

    • Mexico
  • Experience Guatemala - Take the virtual origin trip with Algrano
    • Webinar
    Experience Guatemala - Take the virtual origin trip with Algrano

    A virtual experience designed to help you explore Guatemalan coffee scene and meet Fernando, Karen, André, Christian and Mario - five Guatemalan producers dedicated to quality and innovation!
    published

    • Guatemala