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November 17, 2021

Exploring coffee production in Ghana

October 25, 2021

A guide to coffee production in Campo das Vertentes

October 20, 2021

What is Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee?

October 13, 2021

A guide to Tanzanian coffee production

October 5, 2021

Exploring Zambia as a coffee origin

November 22, 2021

Understanding coffee production in Angola

At its peak, Angola was the third-largest coffee producer in the world. However, since becoming independent in 1975, the industry has suffered through civil war, other conflicts, and continued political disruption. In spite of this downturn, the industry remains resilient, and there are signs of recovery on the horizon. In recent years, exports have grown substantially, and the efforts of government institutions and other stakeholders have given hope to the… read more

At its peak, Angola was the third-largest coffee producer in the world. However, since becoming independent in 1975, the industry has suffered through civil war, other conflicts, and continued political disruption. In spite of this downturn, the industry remains resilient,… read more

November 22, 2021

Understanding coffee production in Angola

At its peak, Angola was the third-largest coffee producer in the world. However, since becoming independent in 1975, the industry has suffered through civil war,...

November 17, 2021

Exploring coffee production in Ghana

Ghana is located on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, only a few degrees north of the equator. The country borders Côte d’Ivoire to the west,...

October 25, 2021

A guide to coffee production in Campo das Vertentes

Campo das Vertentes is a coffee-producing region in Brazil, located in the heart of the state of Minas Gerais. Technically a mesoregion, it boasts altitudes...

October 20, 2021

What is Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee?

Jamaica Blue Mountain (JBM) coffee has been around for a long time. In fact, Jamaica’s coffee farms can actually be traced back with one coffee...

October 13, 2021

A guide to Tanzanian coffee production

Tanzania is the fourth-largest coffee producer in Africa, behind Ethiopia, Uganda, and Cote D’Ivoire. Despite this, the local coffee industry has faced challenges in recent...

October 5, 2021

Exploring Zambia as a coffee origin

As is common in many producing countries in Africa, coffee was first introduced to Zambia by missionaries. Here, however, it arrived comparatively late, in the...

September 21, 2021

A guide to coffee production in Madagascar

Madagascar is the fourth-largest island on Earth, located just off the southeastern coast of Africa. Some time in the mid-late 19th century, coffee was introduced...

September 8, 2021

Coffee production in Cameroon

Just a few decades ago, Cameroon was one of the biggest coffee producers in the world. However, in recent years, government policy has caused production...

July 20, 2021

Mozambique: A new frontier for coffee production

Mozambique isn’t the first country people think of when they talk about coffee. It has historically produced negligible volumes of coffee, and both conflict and...

July 15, 2021

Exploring the Nigerian coffee sector

Coffee was first introduced to Nigeria in the late 19th century, with the first recorded exports taking place in 1896. It was a major cash...

May 5, 2021

Exploring Malawi as a coffee origin

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa with a population of more 19 million people. Its economy is largely driven by agriculture, which supports...

April 14, 2021

“Remodelling to make a real difference”: Coffee production in Zimbabwe

In the early 1990s, Zimbabwe was a recognised coffee producer. The country’s sector supported more than 20,000 farmers, who produced more than 15,000 tonnes of...

March 22, 2021

Exploring the Chinese coffee supply chain

In the 2005/06 crop year, Chinese coffee production totalled some 359,000 60kg bags, putting the country 30th in the world by volume at the time....

March 17, 2021

Micro lots & Monsoon Malabar: India’s future as a coffee origin

India is home to more than a billion people, 22 languages, and some of the world’s most culturally and ethnically diverse cities. It occupies the...

February 5, 2021

A guide to coffee production in Nicaragua

Much like in other Central American countries, coffee production has played an important role in Nicaragua’s history and economic development. Coffee was first cultivated in...

February 2, 2021

Breaking down Caribbean coffee production

The Caribbean has a long, rich history of coffee production. From Jamaica and Cuba to Haiti and the Dominican Republic, the soil and growing conditions...