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November 22, 2021

Understanding coffee production in Angola

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

December 1, 2021

A breakdown of Vietnamese coffee-producing regions

Vietnam is the second-largest coffee producer in the world after Brazil, and is the largest robusta-growing origin on the planet. This means it holds an important role when it comes to global coffee production, and has a significant effect on global markets.  But while the country boasts volume and breadth, what about quality? Well, despite historic connotations of low-quality coffee production, the country’s reputation for quality is increasing. Arabica production… read more

Vietnam is the second-largest coffee producer in the world after Brazil, and is the largest robusta-growing origin on the planet. This means it holds an important role when it comes to global coffee production, and has a significant effect on… read more

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...

November 17, 2020

A Guide To Specialty Coffee In Panama

Even though coffee has been grown in Panama since the early 20th century, it has only gained a reputation as a country that produces quality...

November 12, 2020

A Guide To Coffee Production In El Salvador

El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. It is also a renowned global coffee origin. Coffee has been a...

November 5, 2020

Exploring The Democratic Republic Of Congo As A Coffee Origin

In the 1970s, the Democratic Republic of Congo was one of Africa’s leading coffee exporters. However, civil wars and political instability that have persisted from...

October 19, 2020

Coffee & Conflict In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second-largest country in Africa and the twelfth-largest in the world. It is home to some 87 million...

September 18, 2020

Overcoming The Challenges Of Sourcing Coffee From The DRC

In 2018, the Democratic Republic of the Congo produced almost 24 million kilograms of coffee. Although this was a 4% rise on the figure for...

September 11, 2020

The Increasing Quality Of Chinese-Grown Coffee

Chinese coffee cultivation covered more than 1.2 billion square meters in 2016. In the same year, China grew more than 140,000 tons of coffee –...

July 1, 2020

Inside Brazil’s Specialty Robusta Scene

Specialty coffee is usually associated with Arabica coffee beans, and Robusta coffee beans are usually associated with commercial coffee, instant coffee, or blends.  While Arabica...

June 11, 2020

Can Australia Grow Its Consumption of Locally Produced Coffee?

Australia has a well-established specialty coffee scene, characterised by independent cafés and high coffee consumption levels. In fact, it’s estimated that over 384 Olympic sized...

February 28, 2020

Ethiopia to The World: The Origins of Coffee in Africa

Coffee has come a long way from its birthplace in the hills of Ethiopia. Today, you’ll find it growing and being sipped all over the...

February 18, 2020

The Emerging Specialty Coffee Origins to Pay Attention To

The global coffee market is constantly evolving. While coffee production is currently dominated by a select group of countries, sourcing coffee from emerging regions might...

November 15, 2019

A Guide to Peru’s Coffee-Producing Regional Profiles

Peru is rich in diversity. From the Amazon jungle to golden beaches, from the soaring Andes mountain range to one of South America’s largest lakes,...

November 6, 2019

Staging a Coffee Comeback in Papua New Guinea

The once thriving coffee industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is ripe for renewal, and specialty coffee is on the menu as demand for the...

September 30, 2019

Pricing Coffee: Why Do Yemeni Beans Cost More?

Yemeni coffees can make headlines for their prices. And understandably so: they often sell for upwards of US $60 per kilo green. But why does...

September 25, 2019

Yirgacheffe, Sidamo, & More: A Guide to Ethiopian Coffee

Widely acknowledged as the birthplace of coffee, Ethiopia is highly respected in the specialty coffee industry. Beans from this nation are a staple on coffee...

June 27, 2019

Tracing Coffee’s Roots Back to Al-Mokha, Yemen

At one point in time, almost every coffee drank in Europe was from Yemen. Nowadays, Yemeni coffee exports account for less than 1% of global...