March 2, 2022

How can processing be used to improve the quality of commodity robusta coffee?

Robusta accounts for between 30 and 40% of global coffee exports, yet in major consuming markets, it is predominantly used in blends and soluble coffee....

August 10, 2021

A guide to roasting robusta coffee

Arabica makes up some 60% of all coffee consumed around the other world. After that, canephora comprises almost all of the remaining 40%, as both...

May 18, 2021

“Challenging and enriching to study”: Exploring robusta coffee’s genetic diversity

Even though there are more than 120 known species in the Coffea genus, just two, arabica and robusta, account for more than 99% of all...

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...