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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.
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.
Girls Who Grind Coffee & Bean Voyage: why partners should match your values
The idea of customer acquisition based on rare coffees is getting outdated. This is why the UK female roastery Girls Who Grind Coffee built a brand with values that consumers want to support. And they can’t do that without the help of matching suppliers like Bean Voyage.
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Why Blum Kaffee puts relationships before quality
Swiss roaster impressed restaurants and grew in hospitality despite the pandemic. Their secret? A fruity Ethiopian natural produced by Boledu Coffee and a relationship-driven sourcing model that shows their customers what they are really about.
Rave Coffee, Old Spike Roasters and the rising popularity of Tanzanian beans
The two roasters describe how their latest Tanzanian single-origins sourced through Algrano were customer favourites with nothing shy from the quality of Kenyan or Ethiopian lots, sustainable farming practices, a good shelf-life with a stable acidity until the last batches and an added bonus: outstanding synergy with milk.
How Bell Lane Coffee built a relationship with Canta Galo Farm from a 3 bag order
New to direct sourcing? Read Niko's story. The Irish roaster exchanged messages with Brazilian producer Heron on Algrano and quickly connected. Now in the second year of their relationship, Bell Lane contracted 160 bags and secured their favourite micro-lot before the harvest even started…
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.