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    • Blog

    Is It Ethical to Buy Myanmar Coffee?

    Sourcing from a country under a violent military regime can be daunting. Check what specialists in value chains think about the politics in Myanmar and why standing behind the producers is important.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Myanmar
    • 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 almost 4 years ago

    • Guatemala
    • 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 about 4 years ago

    • Ethiopia