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A Marketing Opportunity for Roasters and FarmersDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Fermentation tubs at the Cohorsil cooperative in Siguatepeque, Honduras. Photo by David Alejandro Hernandez (Editor’s note: This article written by Justin Will originally appeared in the March/April 2017 issue of Roast magazine.) From a marketing perspective, coffee… Source link

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SPP Global Denounces Coffee Prices, Calls for Living IncomeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

The SPP logo SPP, the farmer-owned third-party certifier focused on smallholder producer needs, has issued a damning denouncement of the current coffee trade, as coffee C prices remain at historically low levels. SPP and its ownership organization, SPP Global, have… Source link

The Fascinating History and Renewal of Brazil's Yellow BourbonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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The Fascinating History and Renewal of Brazil’s Yellow BourbonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Yellow Bourbon in the field. All photos courtesy of Jonas Ferraresso. Known for its yellow fruit in the mature stage — a distinct departure from the cherry reds of every other coffee variety — the Yellow Bourbon has become something of a coffee jewel in Brazil. While… Source link

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Can Selling Coffee In Cherry Be Profitable?Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

CRS Coffeelands photo by Morgan Arnold It is often taken as accepted wisdom that smallholders need to move up the value chain — aggregate, process, trade directly — to be competitive and profitable in the coffee industry. Smallholders who aren’t part of a… Source link

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Takeaways From Twin’s New Report on Smallholder Producer OrganizationsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Historically low C prices, climate change, political volatility, crippling social disparities and a host of other issues have given the global coffee sector plenty of reasons for legitimate concern. But lost in all that tumult are an indefinite number of success stories… Source link

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Dulce BarreraDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Dulce Barrera (Editor’s note: This is part of a series of interviews featuring women taking part in the inaugural Women in Coffee Project panel discussion next month in New York City. The interviews have been conducted in English and in Spanish by professional coffee… Source link

Colombia's 'Land of Diversity' Auction Heads to BostonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine
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Colombia’s ‘Land of Diversity’ Auction Heads to BostonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Some of Colombia’s finest coffees are heading to a live auction in conjunction with the Specialty Coffee Association Expo taking place this week in Boston. Starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, in Room 210c of the Boston Convention Center, the auction presents a… Source link

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Cup of Excellence Coming to Ethiopia in 2020Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Daily Coffee News photo. Renowned green coffee competition and auction program Cup of Excellence is for the first time coming to coffee’s birthplace: Ethiopia. The Cup of Excellence (CoE) program — which involves rigorous multi-round judging of coffees before final… Source link

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Fair Prices Desperately Needed to End Coffee Farmer PovertyDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Long championed by governments, private companies and nonprofits as a means of driving development, coffee has become one of the world’s most traded commodities. But while both consumer demand and prices have continued to increase, and coffee companies have registered… Source link

Trabocca to Launch The Ethiopia Cup Green Coffee AuctionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine