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Looking Towards the Future of Guatemalan CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Seedlings at Finca Huixoc. Courtesy photo. Guatemalan coffee has long held a place of honor among specialty coffee roasters. Regional names like Antigua, Cobán, and Huehuetenango are familiar to many, and are frequently synonymous with exceptional quality. The… Source link

Inside Roast Magazine's January/February 2020 Issue (Now Shipping)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Inside Roast Magazine’s January/February 2020 Issue (Now Shipping)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The January/February 2020 issue of Roast has been released, featuring in-depth articles on quality variations in coffee from production to preparation, gender equity in the coffee value chain, green grading for physical defects, the impacts of the recent fires in the… Source link

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From Seed to Cup, Coffee Research Thrived in 2019Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Beans of threatened coffee species Ambongo (left) and Arabica (right) in Madagascar. Photo courtesy of Kew. The year in coffee science news began with some groundbreaking but dismal news that most wild coffee species, including arabica, are now classified as in danger of… Source link

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‘Working Towards Transparency’ This Week at The Crown in OaklandDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Event photo by Royal Coffee/The Crown. It’s not a great sign for specialty coffee roasters — or consumers, for that matter — when importing businesses are issuing warnings like this: Without a dramatic restructuring of the way coffee is priced worldwide, the supply… Source link

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The Lasting Impact of Coffee Leaf Rust: Past, Present and Future in the Fight Against Fungus

(Editor’s note: The following comes from an article by Chris Kornman that appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of Roast Magazine. Click here to read the full article.) “Lucky” is not likely to be the first descriptor you’d hear from coffee farmers when… Source link

Inside Roast Magazine's July/August 2019 Issue (Now Shipping)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Inside Roast Magazine’s July/August 2019 Issue (Now Shipping)Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Roast Magazine July/August 2019 issue. Cover photo by Mark Shimahara. The July/August issue of Roast takes a look at the lasting impact of the coffee leaf rust epidemics that have swept through coffee growing regions over the past century, the current battle against the… Source link

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The Extraction is Creating a Cryptocurrency Just for Coffee FarmersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Cafe de Colombia photo. Climate change is taking a remarkable toll on small farmers in Colombia’s picturesque Zona Cafetera, presenting a clear long-term threat to the coffee sector’s viability. Yale Environment 360 took a deep look at the research being done in the… Source link

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Inside Royal Coffee’s Regal New Coffee Center in OaklandDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The Crown is now open at 2523 Broadway in Oakland. Daily Coffee News photo by Lily Kubota. With a grand opening event earlier this month, Emeryville, California-based green coffee importing company Royal Coffee lifted the veil off its long-awaited new facility called The… Source link