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  • Gallery: A glimpse into Las Capucas, Copán
    • Blog
    Gallery: A glimpse into Las Capucas, Copán

    Photo Gallery, A glimpse into Las Capucas, Copán
    published

    • Honduras
  • Harvest report - Guatemala 2020
    • Harvest report
    Harvest report - Guatemala 2020

    Overall, suppliers estimate that the 2019/2020 crop is down by around 20% to 25%.
    published

    • Guatemala
  • Purchasing Options & The Receiving Process - Algrano’s answer to 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer
    • Blog
    Purchasing Options & The Receiving Process - Algrano’s answer to 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer

    Purchasing Options & The Receiving Process. Today we answer the 4th question, in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer.
    published

  • Labelling Yirgacheffe coffee: a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma
    • Blog
    Labelling Yirgacheffe coffee: a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma

    Labelling a coffee as Yirgacheffe is a powerful marketing tool for roasters and as so should be used. However, it should be used carefully. Generic naming can have a negative impact on the country’s reputation. Accurate labelling, on the other hand, can create a positive feedback loop, protecting the value of the Yirgacheffe name and incentivizing quality.
    published

    • Ethiopia
  • Harvest report - Honduras 2020
    • Harvest report
    Harvest report - Honduras 2020

    This month, three members of the algrano team have been travelling to the Western part of Honduras, a country where more than 10% of the people live off the coffee supply chain.
    published

    • Honduras
  • A marketplace, shipping and quality assurance: the services offered by Algrano
    • Blog
    A marketplace, shipping and quality assurance: the services offered by Algrano

    A series of blog posts in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer
    published

  • Algrano's approach to cupping
    • Blog
    Algrano's approach to cupping

    A series of blog posts in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer
    published

  • Ethiopia trip report: elections, a new minimum price and big fat cherry prices
    • Harvest report
    Ethiopia trip report: elections, a new minimum price and big fat cherry prices

    This has been a very good season for farmers with high prices encouraging growers. We cupped excellent coffees from our partners who maintain a superb quality standard.
    published

    • Ethiopia
  • From exotic cup to 85+: Sierra Nevada is dressing up to a new fashion
    • Blog
    From exotic cup to 85+: Sierra Nevada is dressing up to a new fashion

    "A group of farmers from Campesino backgrounds decided it was time to rebrand to embrace a different fashion: cup quality."
    published

    • Colombia
  • The Santander Cluster: San Fernando and Buena Vista
    • Blog
    The Santander Cluster: San Fernando and Buena Vista

    Growing coffee is more than a business. It is a life investment and a family legacy. Read the story of the Mancillas and the Carliers in Santander, Colombia.
    published

    • Colombia
  • The Coffee Cluster: La Pradera and Forestal Café
    • Blog
    The Coffee Cluster: La Pradera and Forestal Café

    Discover the people behind Hacienda Cafetera La Pradera and Forestal Café: organic specialty coffees from Santander, Northern Colombia.
    published

    • Colombia
  • Following Benjamin Pozsgai's #waytotaipei
    • Interview
    Following Benjamin Pozsgai's #waytotaipei

    "“A good cup of coffee is like a good band”: German roasting champion on music, letting the beans talk, and bursting the bubble Algrano follows Benjamin Pozsgai, a veteran of coffee roasting competitions, while he prepares for the World Coffee Roasting Championship in Taipei in November"
    published

    • Honduras