Showing 28 roaster resources

  • What the Ethiopian 2022 Market Paradox Means for Roasters
    • Harvest report
    What the Ethiopian 2022 Market Paradox Means for Roasters

    International prices crashed but local cherry prices are slow to follow. Understand why this is happening and how this will affect the production of fully washed Ethiopian coffee.
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    • Ethiopia
  • Costa Rican Farmers Get Ready For "Hardest Season in Years"
    • Harvest report
    Costa Rican Farmers Get Ready For "Hardest Season in Years"

    The country will produce more coffee this year. But that won’t redeem the crash in prices. With strong competition for Costa Rican coffee, roasters must contract before the season is over.
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    • Costa Rica
  • Green Coffee Harvest News August 2022
    • Harvest report
    Green Coffee Harvest News August 2022

    Read Algrano's market overview with a deep dive into the upcoming origins: Bolivia, Ecuador, Uganda, Tanzania and Indonesia.
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    • Indonesia
    • Uganda
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Bolivia
  • Pre-contracting helped this roaster secure coffee at the best price
    • 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.
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  • Harvest News May 2022
    • 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!
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    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Peru
    • Rwanda
  • Algrano Market Trends Review 2022
    • 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.
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  • Your Guide to Sourcing and Selling Green Coffee Directly
    • 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.
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    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Ethiopia
    • India
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • Peru
    • Honduras
    • Uganda
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Kenya
    • Rwanda
    • Bolivia
  • Ethiopia and Central America Overview 2021-2022
    • Harvest report
    Ethiopia and Central America Overview 2021-2022

    Ethiopian millers are paying the highest ever prices for cherries and Central American co-operatives are fighting tooth and nail to secure supply against aggressive multinational traders. Download the free report to know more from your partners at origin!
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    • Ethiopia
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
  • Five things you should know about Indonesian coffee
    • Interview
    Five things you should know about Indonesian coffee

    When most roasters and green buyers think of Indonesian coffee they think about wet-hulled Sumatra. Musty, earthy, spicy, tobacco-y… Some love it, others can’t stand it. However, Indonesia is much more than a cup of earthy wet-hulled Sumatra. Read the summary of our interview with Troy Kiper of Bright Java Coffee and discover the diverse flavour profiles being produced by young forward-thinking cooperatives.
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    • Indonesia
  • 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
  • Café Selva Norte: the environmental project in Peru you should support to reduce your carbon footprint
    • Interview
    Café Selva Norte: the environmental project in Peru you should support to reduce your carbon footprint

    Deforestation is one of the main causes behind the emission of greenhouse gases in Peru and growing coffee under full sun, a practice which became common after the leaf rust crisis in 2013, is one of the contributing factors. To fight this, agroforestry project developer Ecotierra created the Café Selva Norte initiative. Read our interview with Guillaume Nadeau, Deputy CEO of Ecotierra Canada, to learn how the project supports cooperatives through microcredit, seedlings and technical assistance to farmers so they can transition from full sun to a healthy shade-grown crop, which will also improve their yields and double their income.
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    • Peru
  • Harvest news - June 2021
    • Harvest report
    Harvest news - June 2021

    The market is in a moment of transition from a wave of panic and uncertainty to more optimism and stability. The current unpredictability was caused mainly by the reduced Brazilian crop (which has just started), the protests in Colombia and the global container shortage. These factors led to a surge in speculation, further increased due to the depreciation of the American dollar and the subsequent increase in the purchasing of coffee futures by funds and investors. Get up to speed, learn more on what's happening in the producing countries with our new Harvest News summary - a collection of quick origin facts bringing you the hottest information from the fields.
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