May 30, 2022

How are Kenyan coffee washing stations operated?

Processing is one of the most important stages in the coffee supply chain. There are a number of ways to process coffee, and each method...

May 3, 2022

Exploring coffee consumption in Kenya

Kenya is the fifth-largest coffee producer in Africa. According to data from the International Coffee Organisation, the country produced approximately 775,000 60kg bags in 2020....

January 25, 2022

Understanding coffee & direct trade in East Africa

The trade of coffee is a crucial step in the global supply chain. However, in many cases (specifically for smallholder farmers) coffee producers are “price...

December 21, 2021

WBC 2021: Reflecting on how coffee producing countries took centre stage

Earlier this year, the World Barista Championship (WBC) made headlines in more ways than one. After a 30-month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it...

December 8, 2021

Coffee processing in East Africa: A guide

East Africa produces some of the world’s best coffee. This is for a number of reasons, including the region’s unique climate and geography. But what...

January 19, 2021

Exploring Kenyan Coffee: What Is A “Coffee Marketing Agent”?

Mention the words “marketing agent” to a coffee producer in Kenya, and the reaction you get will vary massively. To some, marketing agents are responsible...

June 24, 2020

How to Roast Kenyan Coffee

Kenya is Africa’s fifth-largest coffee producer, and its six producing regions are known for growing many varietals of high-quality coffee – thanks to the country’s...