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Benjamin Paz of San VicenteDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Benjamin Paz of Beneficio San Vicente (left) along with Xavier Alexander of Metric Coffee. While Unpacking Coffee has exclusively focused on roasters since its debut, its 71st episode heads further into the coffee chain as Kandace and Ray chat with renowned Honduran… Source link

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Nonprofit Verité Launches Three-Year COFFEE Labor ProjectDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Massachusetts-based nonprofit Verité, which works to improve labor conditions in some of the most exploitative industries throughout the world, has received funding for a three-year project addressing labor in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Funding for the project —… Source link

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Elida Estate Gesha Earns $1,029 Per Pound in Record-Breaking Best of Panama AuctionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Lamastus Family’s Elida Estate. Specialty Coffee Association of Panama photo. The 23rd Best of Panama specialty coffee auction resulted in astounding prices, including a BoP auction-record-breaking natural-process Gesha variety from the Lamastus family’s Elida… Source link

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Water Smart Agriculture — Agua Y Suelo Para La Agricultura (ASA)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

In coffee projects around the world, best practices and increasing yields are often the lynchpin in the strategy to improve smallholders’ livelihoods. By definition, a smallholder has a small tract of land, so the logic goes that to compete they need to maximize their… Source link

Five Microlots Score 90+ at Mexico Cup of Excellence CompetitionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Five Microlots Score 90+ at Mexico Cup of Excellence CompetitionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Scenes from the 2019 Mexico Cup of Excellence coffee competition, which took place in June in Xalapa, Veracruz. All photos courtesy of the Alliance for Coffee Excellence. Five coffee lots scored 90+ at the recent Cup of Excellence (CoE) coffee competition in Mexico, with… Source link

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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