September 12, 2017

Coffee Quality: Rethinking Seed Selection for Better Trees

Good coffee trees are vital, especially if you work in an environment where the better cup tends to pay better – like we specialty farmers...

July 31, 2017

A Specialty Coffee Shop Tour of Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux’s no longer just a destination for wine-lovers. It’s also a place where coffee aficionados can enjoy sipping on single origins in between strolling along...

July 18, 2017

Specialty Coffee in The Wine Region of Bordeaux

In Bordeaux, a region known for its iconic and complex wines, a new development has been taking root: specialty coffee. Over the past three years,...

July 12, 2017

The Best of Panama: The History of a Specialty Coffee Auction

The Best of Panama Auction is one of the most prestigious events in the specialty coffee industry. Yet it’s far more than just that. It’s...

January 30, 2017

How to Improve Profits: 4 Strategies for Coffee Producers

Increased profits can happen as a result of hard work and luck. But they’re more likely to happen thanks to hard work and strategy. Strategy...

December 12, 2016

How to Choose the Best Shade System for Your Coffee Farm

Shade trees have numerous benefits: they’re associated with better cup profiles as they allow the coffee to ripen slower, they may provide additional income through...

October 25, 2016

How to Dry Natural Coffee on Raised Beds

There’s a reason natural coffee has become more popular. As processes have improved, it’s become possible to produce a sweet, fruity, and clean coffee. It...

October 17, 2016

Coffee Processing: How to Build African Raised Beds

Want a low investment, high return way to improve coffee quality? Consider building raised beds. Also called African drying beds, they keep the cherries off...