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    • Blog

    IWCA El Salvador: female leaders bringing unity to a divided country

    How AMCES (Alianza de Mujeres en Café de El Salvador), one of the seven coffee producer guilds operating in El Salvador, is standing out for its efforts to unify the sector and bring growers together through education.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • El Salvador
    • Harvest report

    Harvest report El Salvador 2020

    All Central American countries showed a downward trend in production this season and El Salvador is no exception, as our team learned during our visit to Central America this February.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • El Salvador
    • Blog

    How can I build strong relationships with growers?

    How can I build strong relationships with the growers? Today we answer a bonus question, in response to Perfect Daily Grind's blog: 5 Questions Roasters Should Ask Their Green Coffee Importer.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Blog

    Gallery: A glimpse into Las Capucas, Copán

    Photo Gallery, A glimpse into Las Capucas, Copán
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Honduras
    • Harvest report

    Cut in half: what is behind the production losses in Copán’s highlands

    The Honduran Discoveries starts on March 16th with 10 lots from Co-operativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada (or simply Capucas). Looking for better prices after a particularly difficult harvest, Capucas is investing in anaerobic fermentation and dingle-farm coffees. Read our blog to understand how they are fighting against all odds to deliver exceptional coffee.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Honduras
    • Harvest report

    Harvest report - Guatemala 2020

    Overall, suppliers estimate that the 2019/2020 crop is down by around 20% to 25%.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Guatemala
    • 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 almost 4 years ago

    • 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 almost 4 years ago

    • Ethiopia
    • 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 about 4 years ago

    • Honduras
    • 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 about 4 years ago

    • 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 about 4 years ago

    • 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 about 4 years ago

    • Ethiopia