May 31, 2022

Why don’t more producers market their own coffee?

Coffee is one of the most economically significant agricultural commodities in the world. According to data from the International Coffee Organisation (ICO), around 167.58 million...

April 28, 2022

How can the coffee industry help to rehabilitate ex-offenders?

Across the world, it is sadly all too common for ex-offenders to reoffend and find themselves back in prison. In the US, over 76% of...

April 6, 2022

How can digitalisation connect consumers to coffee farmers?

Digitalisation is increasingly becoming an area of focus for the global coffee industry.  For producers, it means improving how data is stored, as well as...

March 9, 2022

Comparing coffee & alcohol production

For centuries, humankind has worked to perfect the art of producing both coffee and alcohol. We already know that coffee production and winemaking share several...

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...

December 24, 2021

Coffee News Recap, 24 Dec: Global 2021/22 production to fall by over 8 million bags, CoE Indonesia 2021 winners announced & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Mon, 20 Dec –...

July 16, 2021

Coffee News Recap, Jul 16: Studies show coffee can combat Covid-19, 2021 Honduras CoE winners announced & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news of the week. Here are this week’s stories.  Monday, 12 Jul – Breville...

July 9, 2021

Coffee News Recap, Jul 9: ICO reports June coffee price increase, Lavazza celebrates 10 years as Wimbledon partner & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news of the week. Here are this week’s stories. Monday, 5 Jul – Griin...

June 25, 2021

Coffee News Recap, Jun 25: Winners of CoE Guatemala & Costa Rica announced, USDA forecasts drop in coffee production & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Monday, 21 Jun –...

April 16, 2021

Coffee News Recap, Apr 16: World’s largest coffee co-op reports 32% drop, CoE Colombia winners announced & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Monday, 12 Apr –...

April 2, 2021

Coffee News Recap, Apr 2: SCA Awards winners announced, CoE to host virtual cuppings & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Monday, 29 Mar –...

August 7, 2020

Why Do Some Producers Grow Coffee Near Active Volcanoes?

Across the world, volcanic soil is commonly viewed as being “more fertile” for growing crops, including coffee. But why is this? Around the world, more...