Showing 15 roaster resources

  • The Green Coffee Direct Sourcing 2024-25 Calendar

    Plan for a great year ahead and unlock some of the unique benefits of working directly with producers who sell through Algrano.
    published 3 months ago

    • Brazil
    • Vietnam
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Ethiopia
    • India
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • Peru
    • Honduras
    • Uganda
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Nicaragua
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Kenya
    • Harvest report

    Brazil 2023 Coffee Harvest: The Country Is Back to Business

    After six months of poor export volumes, coffee trading is warming up in Brazil. With more volume on offer, it should be easier for roasters to source the coffees they need with more room to talk prices. It’s a buyers’ market.
    published 11 months ago

    • Brazil
    • Trends
    • Blog

    Discover Conilon, the Brazilian Canephora that Is in High Demand

    Similar to Robusta, Conilon has been produced in Espírito Santo since the 1970s. It used to be dried for only six hours, hence the poor quality. Now, producers improved their picking of ripe cherries and started drying their coffee more gently, for longer periods of time.
    published 11 months ago

    • Brazil
    • Research
    • Case study

    Brazil: Why Is Organic Coffee Rare?

    This is a complete guide to the context of organic coffee production in Brazil. It also introduces the partnership of APAS Coffee in the South of Minas Gerais and Kaffeemacher in Switzerland.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Brazil
    • Case study

    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.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Brazil
    • Trends

    FOB Data Breakdown: Are Farmers are Getting Fair Prices for Coffee?

    To understand how much farmers get paid based on FOB data, roasters need to know the structure of their supply chain. Check the breakdown and calculate the farm gate to FOB ratio.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Costa Rica
    • Ghana
    • Case study

    Sourcing direct from a small farmer in Brazil helps this roaster thrive

    Kaffehaus built his coffee shop & roastery around stories, moving away from the “quality lab” look and reclaiming the original role of coffee houses. The roastery’s relationship with Capadócia Coffee is key to making that work.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Harvest report

    Harvest News May 2022

    Learn about what's happening in Brazil, Rwanda, Peru, Colombia and Indonesia and get ready to source great coffees!
    published about 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Peru
    • Rwanda
    • Trends

    Your Guide to Sourcing and Selling Green Coffee Directly

    Download the guide to learn. Producers: about buyers’ needs and how to make offers they can’t resist. Roasters: find out how to communicate and plan, build direct relationships, and access the best lots that never make it to the offer lists.
    published over 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Ethiopia
    • India
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • Peru
    • Honduras
    • Uganda
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Kenya
    • Rwanda
    • Bolivia
    • Case study

    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…
    published over 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Blog

    How to break the link between specialty and the C-price & other questions roasters are asking

    Understand the reactions triggered by the increase in the C-price, how producers in Brazil and Peru are responding to it and get sound advice from our sales manager Toom Booth.
    published almost 3 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Peru
    • Harvest report

    The impact of frost and drought on Brazilian coffee in 2021

    Brazil has faced severe drought since September 2020. This led to higher percentages of malformed beans and screen sizes below 16. Selection and dry-milling will keep defects from reaching roasters but have reduced farms’ productivity.
    published almost 3 years ago

    • Brazil