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  • How Bell Lane Coffee built a relationship with Canta Galo Farm from a 3 bag order
    • 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…
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    • Brazil
  • How to break the link between specialty and the C-price & other questions roasters are asking
    • 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.
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    • Brazil
    • Peru
  • The impact of frost and drought on Brazilian coffee in 2021
    • 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.
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    • Brazil
  • What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it
    • Blog
    What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it

    “Why are Brazilian coffees more expensive this year?” roasters asked. To answer this question, we spoke to our long term partners at SanCoffee in Campos das Vertentes, Minas Gerais, to give roasters a quick update about what’s going on on the ground. 
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    • Brazil
  • “Quality, transparency and the story” - how Langøra builds strong coffee partnerships
    • Case study
    “Quality, transparency and the story” - how Langøra builds strong coffee partnerships

    Langøra, a Norwegian roastery and an ambassador of Algrano, is a strong proponent of transparency and quality in coffee. Prior to the TRØNDELAG KAFFEFESTIVAL festival we spoke to Kristian Helgesen, the owner of Langøra, and Allan `Botre, BDR  from SanCoffee - a coop from Brazil they’ve built a partnership with via Algrano, about the businesses’ core values and what is the impact of the direct relationship on both sides. 
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    • Brazil
  • Meet the farmer: Alessandro Hervaz talks about the Brazilian harvest and his approach to naturals
    • Interview
    Meet the farmer: Alessandro Hervaz talks about the Brazilian harvest and his approach to naturals

    Learning how to cup skyrocketed Brazilian farmer Alessandro Hervaz’ journey in coffee. He followed his palate and decided to innovate on post-harvest practices. This lead him to place amongst the 8 best in two consecutive editions of Cup of Excellence. With a simple change, Alessandro says he can remove astringency from unripe cherries and minimize the negative consequences of a difficult harvest.
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    • Brazil