February 2, 2023

Can coffee production in the Amazon be sustainable?

Brazil is the largest producer of coffee in the world. According to data from the United States Department of Agriculture, it will produce 62.6 million...

January 12, 2023

What is syphon brewing & how does it affect coffee extraction?

There are an ever-growing number of ways to prepare filter coffee, each of which has its own effect on flavour and texture. However, for the...

November 29, 2022

What makes coffee production in Okinawa unique?

According to the International Coffee Organisation, Japan is the third-largest consumer of coffee in the world, after the European Union and the US. In 2020/21,...

November 17, 2022

How can controlled fermentation processing methods enhance coffee flavour and quality?

In the specialty coffee industry, it’s no understatement that experimentally processed coffees have become increasingly popular in recent years. More and more producers are using...

September 8, 2022

How can coffee shops hire & retain long-term staff?

For many baristas and coffee shop staff, passion and interest are two of the biggest motivators to work in specialty coffee. However, just like many...

July 13, 2022

Umami flavours in coffee: What should you expect?

When talking about flavours in coffee, acidity, sweetness, and bitterness are all commonly discussed characteristics. However, in more recent years, coffee professionals have started to...