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Three Lots Score 90+ at the 16th Guatemala Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The 2019 Guatemala Cup of Excellence, produced by Anacafé and the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. All photos courtesy of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Three green coffee microlots scored 90+ at the 2019 Guatemala Cup of Excellence quality competition, which… Source link

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Cocoa Could Fill In as Arabica Loses Ground to Climate Change, Research SuggestsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Amidst predictions that much of the currently suitable land for growing arabica coffee will become unsuitable in the coming decades due to climate change, new research suggests cocoa may help fill the gap for some coffee producers in Central America and… Source link

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Shade Grown Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Bird Friendly, Researchers FindDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In coffee, the ongoing assumption is that the term “shade-grown” connotes increased biodiversity and some amount of bird friendliness. Yet as the local environmental effects of coffee-driven deforestation and agroforestry become better understood, researchers from… Source link

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Mysterious HR-61 Sets Grounds for Health Auction Record at $151.10/lbDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Green Coffee. Daily Coffee News file photo. Donations from more than two dozen coffee-related companies helped generate more than $30,000 in the Spring Grounds for Health auction. In addition to giving quality specialty coffees, equipment and some business services to… Source link

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Coffee Enterprise Using Beans as a Means for Education at OriginDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

All photos courtesy of IMPCT Coffee, unless noted otherwise. With bright neon packages of traceable specialty coffee that has been expertly roasted in a cutting-edge co-roasting space, the IMPCT Coffee brand carries many of the signifiers of a contemporary high-end… Source link

Six Lots Score 90+ at Honduras Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Six Lots Score 90+ at Honduras Cup of ExcellenceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Photos courtesy of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Six different microlots representing three different processing methods and five different coffee types scored higher than 90 points at the recent Cup of Excellence (CoE) green coffee quality competition in… Source link

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29 Costa Rica Microlots Heading to 2019 Cup of Excellence AuctionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Facebook photo from the 2019 Costa Rica Cup of Excellence (Taza de Exelencia Costa Rica) by the Asociación de Cafés Finos de Costa Rica (SCACR). It has been nearly a year since a honey-process Gesha coffee from Costa Rica shattered the global record for a single coffee… Source link

A Study by Fair Trade USA and Cornell UniversityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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A Study by Fair Trade USA and Cornell UniversityDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Manuel Gomez Santiz, 48, the nursery manager for the CESMACH co-op in Mexico, holds two young plants. The nursery, partly funded by Fair Trade premiums, is one of many strategies the farmers use to combat coffee rust. (Editor’s note: This article written by Jimmy Sherfey originally appeared… Source link

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Farming Forms the Soul of Alma CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

At the Alma Coffee roastery and warehouse in Holly Springs, Georgia. All photos courtesy of Alma Coffee. Georgia-based coffee farming, importing and roasting company Copan Coffee Roasters has officially rebranded to Alma Coffee. Though the name is less straightforward in… Source link

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Farmers in Honduras Fight for Their Coffee LivesDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Capucas mountains in Copan, Honduras. Photo by Marlen Mendoza. Hidden in the crevices of lush hills and long dirt roads, a diamond in the rough is found at the top of the Capucas mountains in Copan, Honduras. Café Capucas Co-op (Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Ltda.)… Source link