February 8, 2022

Why did coffee producers use their own currency in the 19th century?

In recent years, we’ve seen a lot of discussion about “tokenising” coffee using blockchain technology. This would see the use of coffee tokens (“worth” a...

January 4, 2022

The history of the US coffee shop

Coffee has been around in the US for centuries – almost as long as the country has existed. But while specialty coffee shops and independent...

February 12, 2021

A brief history of marketing in the coffee sector

Coffee consumption has come a long way since the 15th century. Today, approximately 90% of North American adults drink a coffee-based beverage every day. Espresso...

November 18, 2020

What Is Coffea Liberica?

There are more than 120 identified species under the Coffea genus. Producers, traders, roasters, baristas, and consumers will be predominantly familiar with two of these:...