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    • Harvest report

    How the End of the Zoning Law Is Acting on Rwanda's Coffee Harvest in 2024

    Fresh samples from Rwanda are on the way. They will be available between the end of May and early June, as the country’s harvest moves to its final stage. Algrano has two shared shipments for Europe and one to the United States on schedule in 2024, leaving from the port of Mombassa in Kenya. They’ll carry coffees from Baho, Gasharu, Coopac and Jerika.
    published 2 months ago

    • Rwanda
    • Case study

    How a roaster’s brand can build buzz around a coffee producer

    Buying full containers is not the only way to support the people behind your coffee. Brand collaborations and recommendations help boost producers’ reputations and get them more good customers.
    published about 2 years ago

    • Rwanda
    • 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

    Friedhats & Gasharu: Embracing Rwanda without fear of potato defect

    The quality of Rwanda's coffee has skyrocketed in the last decade. However, many buyers remain reticent about this origin because they fear the infamous Potato Taste Defect (PTD). Though PTD can't be 100% avoided, it is under scrutiny in the country and its incidence has decreased as quality improved. Now, some progressive roasters are willing to take the risk. Friedhats, a specialty roastery in Amsterdam, talks about their experience with the origin and how they are enjoying a partnership with Gasharu in Nyamasheke. They are not looking back...
    published about 3 years ago

    • Rwanda
    • Interview

    Caferwa: A link to Rwanda’s past and eyes on the future

    Caferwa was founded in 1995, right after the genocide against the Tutsi. Historically, Rwanda had only produced semi-washed coffees. After the genocide, however, the new government decided to give the sector a boost.
    published about 4 years ago

    • Rwanda
    • Interview

    The magic behind Gasharu’s coffee

    Many people today would describe coffee as magical. As a child growing up in rural Rwanda in the 1990s, the bean had a real superstitious quality to it for Valentin Kimenyi.
    published about 4 years ago

    • Rwanda