September 8, 2015

What Roast Dates Can Tell You About Your Coffee

Desperate for freshly roasted coffee, but not sure exactly how fresh is best? Its roast date can tell you something, but not everything. Read on,...

June 11, 2015

Are You a Specialty Coffee Lover or a Lover of Cafés?

Understanding Consumer Behaviour For those who often host cupping sessions at cafés, I am sure you have come across the experience that I am about...

June 1, 2015

What Is Panama Geisha? The Reality of a Fantasy Bean

My first experience with the Panama Geisha was with a bag of Hacienda La Esmeralda Special Panama Geisha. I was gifted it when I manned...

May 4, 2015

To Be (a Barista) or Not to Be? That Is the Question

If you missed the introduction article to this series last week, I discussed how I would explore coffee shop cultures and factors that motivate coffee business decisions....

April 26, 2015

Coffee Shop Culture According to a Coffee Pro: Introduction

In this article series, I will explore coffee shop culture and what motivates coffee business decisions. We will look at a range of questions: How do consumer expectations drive these...