October 28, 2019

Should The Coffee Industry Use Buffer Stocks?

It’s no secret that the coffee industry is based on a market characterised by extreme volatility, with prices operating in a classic boom and bust...

September 15, 2016

Batian: Can This New Varietal Transform Kenyan Coffee?

Six years ago, almost to the day, a new coffee varietal was released in Kenya. Seemingly high-yield, disease-resistant, and high-cupping, it’s full of promise for...

March 11, 2016

Coffee Science: What Is TDS and Why Should You Care?

Visit any specialty coffee forum and chances are you’ll find a long discussion on extraction percentages and TDS – without much of an explanation of...