September 30, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 30 Sep: SCA announces 2022 WBC and WBrC winners at MICE, new study links daily coffee consumption with increased longevity & 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, 26 Sep Nestlé...

September 29, 2022

Could new varieties help to safeguard the future of Vietnamese coffee production?

Vietnam is the world’s second-largest producer of coffee. According to the International Coffee Organisation, the country produced around 33.4 million 60kg bags in 2017. Since...

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...

September 27, 2022

How can technology support the future of coffee production?

Technology has played a key role in the coffee industry for decades. Producers, traders, roasters, baristas, and consumers are all becoming more reliant on technology,...

September 26, 2022

Can you run a zero-waste coffee shop?

At every level of the coffee supply chain, sustainability is a pressing issue. And while many initiatives focus on reducing the environmental impact of coffee...

September 22, 2022

How much of the final price of a cup of coffee do farmers receive?

Over the past year or so, coffee prices have been steadily increasing. The first sign that prices would increase was a sudden frost which hit...

September 21, 2022

Creating a signature blend for your coffee shop

In today’s competitive specialty coffee market, it’s important for coffee shops to stand out. One of the many ways they can do this is by...

September 20, 2022

The evolution of digital printing in coffee packaging

Over the past few years, coffee packaging has become more of a focus for roasters and consumers alike. With the increasing need to stand out...

September 19, 2022

Understanding roast curves on modern coffee roasters

As technological change becomes more and more frequent in the coffee industry, we are seeing more roasters invest in modern equipment, including machines which can...

September 16, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 16 Sep: Brazilian coffee export revenue up by 61.4% in 2022, EU votes in favour of anti-deforestation law & 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, 12 Sep Agnieszka...

September 15, 2022

Exploring the impact of long-term sustainable coffee sourcing

Over the past several years, global coffee consumption has been increasing. In the International Coffee Organisation’s February 2022 report, the organisation estimated a global deficit...

September 14, 2022

What is Touba coffee & how do you prepare it?

Across many countries in the Middle East and Africa, traditional brewing methods are still popular today – in both coffee houses and at home. One...

September 13, 2022

Will coffee consumers’ focus on education continue beyond Covid-19?

Covid-19 undoubtedly had a major impact on the global coffee industry. There’s no denying the vast majority of the ripple effects were detrimental to many...

September 12, 2022

Exploring the rise of Caribbean coffee roasters

The Caribbean has a long history of coffee production, with some of the world’s first coffee farms established in Jamaica and Haiti in the early...

September 9, 2022

Coffee News Recap, 9 Sep: US coffee shop sales to grow by 10.5% in 2022, August robusta prices increase by 9.2% & 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, 5 Sep Specialty...

September 8, 2022

How can coffee shops hire & retain long-term staff?

For many baristas and coffee shop staff, passion and interest are two of the biggest motivators to work in specialty coffee. However, just like many...