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    • 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 8 months ago

    • Brazil
    • Harvest report

    Colombia Harvest: Will the Main Markets for Colombian Coffee Change?

    Colombian coffee farmers are embracing emerging markets in Asia and the Middle East. Will their demand influence coffee buyers in the rest of the world?
    published 9 months ago

    • Colombia
    • Blog

    Myanmar Origin Story: From Zero Specialty to 90+ in Ten Years

    Myanmar coffee has a unique flavour and a unique history. Learn why this origin is special from the people who worked with farmers.
    published 11 months ago

    • Myanmar
    • Harvest report
    • Blog

    Who Are Mandalay Coffee Group & Shwe Taung Thu?

    Understand how important these two producer groups are for the specialty coffee sector in Myanmar and get the latest harvest update.
    published 11 months ago

    • Myanmar
    • Interview

    Travel through Kenya

    Discover Kenya's culture and learn to truly enjoy its coffee with Vava Angwenyi. Know the diverse regions where the lots you cup are cultivated and the music to play at the cupping table. Find out what to read and how to appreciate the landscape whilst escaping the clichés.
    published about 2 years ago

    • Kenya
    • Webinar

    Cropster & Algrano Series Episode 2

    Storytelling is one of the most effective ways for buyers and sellers to build strong and transparent relationships. However, who owns and controls these stories and narratives has often been one-sided. In our second webinar with Algrano we are joined by Philip Schallberger of Kaffeemacher and Diego Robelo of Aquiares Costa Rica to hear some terrific stories and discuss the importance of owning your narrative to empower your presence across the supply chain.
    published over 2 years ago

    • Costa Rica
    • 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 over 3 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 over 3 years ago

    • Rwanda
    • Blog

    Leaving the shadow of Antigua: Discover Palencia and Ciudad Vieja

    Antigua was Guatemala’s first coffee “brand”. Nestled in a valley near 3 volcanoes, Antigua started cultivating coffee in the mid-1800s, when the national production of indigo for dyes collapsed. Since the rise of the specialty industry in the early 2000s and the subsequent trend for more traceability in the supply chain, Guatemalan growers have adapted.
    published over 3 years ago

    • Guatemala
    • Interview

    How two growers are building a better supply chain in Guatemala

    The quality of Mexican coffee can be spectacular. To understand where the quality comes from, we will now introduce you to two coffee areas and the producers we visited this year, starting with Veracruz.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Guatemala
    • Webinar

    Experience Guatemala - Take the virtual origin trip with Algrano

    A virtual experience designed to help you explore Guatemalan coffee scene and meet Fernando, Karen, André, Christian and Mario - five Guatemalan producers dedicated to quality and innovation!
    published almost 4 years ago

    • Guatemala
    • Blog

    IWCA El Salvador: female leaders bringing unity to a divided country

    How AMCES (Alianza de Mujeres en Café de El Salvador), one of the seven coffee producer guilds operating in El Salvador, is standing out for its efforts to unify the sector and bring growers together through education.
    published almost 4 years ago

    • El Salvador