Showing all producer resources

    • 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 3 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 3 months ago

  • Algrano's Impact Report 2022

    Eight years after its first container, Algrano now releases a baseline report rating the impact of the company’s innovative direct trade model.
    published 11 months ago

    • Product

    New Seller Features

    A collection of new features for sellers
    published about 1 year ago

  • Ugandan Coffee: the Mount Elgon Farmers Giving Trees to Women & More

    Mount Elgon’s region is one of the three major Arabica-producing areas in Uganda, next to the North-West and the South-West of the country. The extinct volcano, located on the border with Kenya, is home to two smallholder cooperatives that are now Verified Sellers on Algrano.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Uganda
    • Research
    • Interview

    Why roasters are choosing to be price takers

    As defining “fair prices” for coffee remains elusive, specialty roasters are targeting power imbalances in sourcing to ensure better pay for farmers. Learn why roasters are choosing to become price takers and find resources to guide your pricing decisions.
    published over 1 year 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 almost 2 years ago

    • Webinar

    What if women ruled the supply chain?

    Learn about Equal Origin's Gender Equity Index, Grounds for Empowerment's female producer business skills workshops, Gente del Futuro's coffee skills trainee program and Bean Voyage's informal networks and positive masculinity workshops. The best part is that you can get involved in all these projects! How? Watch the recording to find out...
    published almost 2 years ago

    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Tanzania
    • Kenya
    • 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 about 2 years ago

    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Indonesia
    • Ethiopia
    • India
    • Mexico
    • Guatemala
    • Peru
    • Honduras
    • Uganda
    • Costa Rica
    • El Salvador
    • Ecuador
    • Tanzania
    • Kenya
    • Rwanda
    • Bolivia
    • Webinar

    Talk about coffee fermentation with Lucia Solis

    What is fermentation? What is intrinsic flavour? Are there flavours that are "painted onto" coffee? Mill consultant and fermentation specialist with a background in winemaking Lucia Solis answer these questions and more. In this webinar, Lucia covers anaerobic fermentation redundancy, intrinsic versus extrinsic flavours, microbial precursors and microbial origins.
    published over 2 years ago

    • 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
    • Trends
    • Interview

    Why sometimes you just have to add things to coffee: on fermentation and adulteration

    Why we’re probably not using the word “infused” right, what really happens when a farmer adds fruit to coffee and why we should think twice before calling that adulteration. Read about how one of the loudest voices in coffee approaches the subject and learn about other lesser-known benefits of fermentation such as batch consistency, longer shelf-life and why the process doesn’t have to go beyond (more or less) 36 hours.
    published over 2 years ago