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What is the single stem system & how does it affect coffee production?

While increased yields are always beneficial for coffee farmers, it’s not a case of growth by any means necessary – farmers also want to increase quality and minimise the cost of production as much as possible.  Over the centuries, many innovative ideas have been rolled out in order to achieve this extra productivity, all with varying degrees of success. One of the more recent and most successful of these innovations… read more

While increased yields are always beneficial for coffee farmers, it’s not a case of growth by any means necessary – farmers also want to increase quality and minimise the cost of production as much as possible.  Over the centuries, many… read more

March 22, 2015

How to Be a Gringo on a Nicaraguan Coffee Farm

Planning an extended trip to origin? During our recent trip to origin, we caught up with Z. Latimor, a US coffee lover who ditched the...

March 20, 2015

Oscar Omar Alonzo, Finca Cual Bicicleta

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January 21, 2015

The Venezuelan Industry according to Pietro Carbone

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The Costa Rican Coffee Shop Culture according to Ariel Bravo

We recently interviewed micro-roaster, Paula Chaverri & barista Glen Arce on the Costa Rican coffee industry. F Solano caught up with Ariel Bravo, twice runner...


The Costa Rican Coffee Shop Culture according to Glen Arce

But what about the coffee shop & cafe culture. What does his average Costa Rican customer drink or desire?  F. Solano, met with Glen, a barista...


The Costa Rican Coffee Industry according to Paula Chaverri

Costa Rica (Central America). Credit: Google Maps Ever wondered about the Costa Rica coffee scene? Our Costa Rican correspondent, F. Solano, caught up with Paula,...