Coopade Cooperative, Vughole Washing Station, located near the border of Virunga
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The Immense Potential for Specialty Coffee in the Eastern DR Congo

Coopade Cooperative, Vughole Washing Station, located near the border of Virunga. Photo courtesy of Adelard Palata. Virunga National Park, the first national park ever established in Africa, sits on the eastern edge of the Democratic Republic of Congo and is home to one… 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

Global Coffee Platform Asks Big Buyers to Address the "C Price" CrisisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Global Coffee Platform Asks Big Buyers to Address the “C Price” CrisisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The 10-year chart of coffee prices. Image courtesy of Macrotrends. Within the latest call to action to address the lingering coffee price crisis, the Germany-based, sustainability-focused nonprofit Global Coffee Platform has asked coffee buyers to consider fundamentally… 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

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A Guide to Carbonic Maceration and Anaerobic Fermentation in CoffeeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

All photos courtesy of Royal Coffee. Fermentation in food and drink production predates recorded history. It has served as an integral factor in the creation of new flavors ever since some first bold soul tried a few grapes that were left out just a little too long.

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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Swiss Trader Sucafina Announces $300 Million Sustainability-Linked Credit LineDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Sucafina photo. Switzerland-based coffee trading and logistics company Sucafina has received a $300 million credit facility with some links to sustainability targets. Led by the French bank BNP Paribas along with 10 other banking institutions — including the Dutch bank… 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

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IP Cameras Provide Real-Time Panoramic Views of These Brazilian Coffee FarmsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

A screenshot from Fazenda Santa Hedwirges in Sul de Minas. While the vast majority of coffee professionals from traditional consumer markets may never see where green coffee is produced up close, the Brazilian coffee services company Wolthers & Associates is offering the… Source link