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    • Blog

    Algrano's full program for Expo in Chicago. Find us at Booth #2218

    Algrano's full program for Expo in Chicago.
    published 23 days ago

    • Harvest report

    New Ethiopian Coffee Harvest: Price, Quality & What to Expect in 2024

    New pricing initiatives, bank challenges affecting cherry prices, washed coffee shortages are expected. Algrano to collect samples in Jan for quicker processing.
    published 4 months ago

    • Ethiopia
    • Research
    • Trends

    Algrano Market Trends Report 2023

    Trusted by hundreds of coffee professionals, the report is an essential tool for producers and roasters interested in specialty coffee and direct trade.
    published 5 months ago

    • Blog

    US Roasters Can Now Source Coffee Directly on Algrano

    We’re bringing eight years of experience in direct sourcing to North American roasters. Algrano offers US roasters the same features and services already enjoyed by their European peers whilst providing greater market access to coffee producers on the marketplace. Kosta Kallivrousis is Algrano’s first US-based - Kansas City, to be precise - team member. He is here to help producers around the world and North American roasters build meaningful direct relationships.
    published about 1 year ago

  • Harvest Wall Planner for Roasters (Download)

    Get the free sourcing calendar and follow the harvest periods across the coffee belt, when fresh crop samples are in Europe, the deadlines to order coffees from different origins, and delivery dates for the shared shipments!
    published over 1 year ago

    • Product

    How to Master Coffee Procurement

    Learn the best practices of this ancient process and discover Algrano’s new way of doing it. Nail it and you’ll be able to access more green coffee in less time.
    published over 1 year ago

    • 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
    • Case study

    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.
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Trends

    Algrano Market Trends Review 2022

    The new Algrano Market Review highlights the stabilising effect of long-term relationships on coffee supply and prices with more than 60% of surveyed coffee roasters and producers wanting to invest more in direct trade practices in 2022.
    published about 2 years ago

    • Trends

    Beyond wholesale: three ways to boost your coffee sales

    Learn how innovative UK roasters are exploring new sales channels, from paid ads to the shop local movement, to grow their sales. Bonus: three ideas to diversify your offer and how to make your brand stand out online!
    published about 2 years ago

    • Case study

    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.
    published about 2 years ago

    • Costa Rica
    • Trends
    • Interview

    Direct sourcing: how to solve the 4 most common problems

    Don't panic. Learn how to solve quality issues, avoid shipping delays, bridge language barriers and make relationships last with two seasoned roasters: the founder of Neues Schwarz and the green buyer of Ozone and Hasbean.
    published about 2 years ago