February 23, 2022

Coffee job roles: What is a green coffee buyer?

There are a number of roles in the industry that involve sourcing green coffee beans for a company. At a roaster, for example, the head...

October 26, 2021

Can you freeze green coffee?

Green coffee beans are sensitive to a number of external factors, such as moisture and heat. They should be stored in a clean, dry, and...

July 20, 2020

A Guide to Green Coffee Auctions

Green coffee auctions are a popular way to buy and sell green coffee on the international market. Not only do they often provide producers with...

July 7, 2020

Customising Your Specialty Coffee Offerings According to Season

Does your coffee shop customise its menu with seasonal coffee offerings? While coffee beans are available all year round, different harvest seasons take place at...

May 6, 2020

Why Is Green Coffee Illegally Smuggled Across Borders?

Every hour, thousands of kilograms of coffee are bought, sold, and transported around the globe. While most of this coffee will depart from producers and...

April 17, 2020

How Does Exchange Rate Fluctuation Affect Coffee Producers?

Last week, a coffee farmer received $1.10/lb, and they were happy. But today, they receive $1.15/lb and they’re disappointed. Why? There are many reasons that...