September 28, 2022

How can data collection be used to improve coffee production?

When discussing how the use of data has changed in the coffee industry, we often focus on the impact for roasters and coffee shops. And...

July 7, 2022

Choosing a coffee for cold brew

Across coffee shops around the world, cold brew has exploded in popularity. According to market analyst firm Grand View Research, the global cold brew market...

June 22, 2022

Are airlines starting to offer better coffee?

For many, a cup of coffee is a central part of the experience of air travel. In the lounge and on board the aircraft, it...

May 27, 2021

Can we use biochemical analysis to predict coffee quality?

Across the coffee supply chain, quality is a key issue for a range of different stakeholders. Farmers often receive higher prices for better quality coffees,...

January 28, 2021

Exploring post-harvest practices & their relationship with coffee quality

The price of coffee is determined by the C market, which is based on supply and demand. For specialty coffee, however, a price premium is...

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 –...

August 10, 2020

“100% Arabica”: What Does It Mean?

Choosing a coffee can be overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the terms used on packaging. A common label you’ll see is the claim that the...

July 15, 2020

Four Errors Coffee Shops Make That Impact Coffee Quality

As a coffee shop owner, customers will rely on you to serve them great coffee every single day. While buying the right beans is a...

June 25, 2020

Nature vs Nurture: What Has The Greatest Effect on Coffee Quality?

By how many points can a producer increase their coffee’s cupping score?  Good farming practices will highlight a coffee’s best features and reduce the risk...