As you consider your next cup of coffee to get you through day, there is a good chance it might just be Brazilian.
The coffee industry has many differences of opinions and company-specific terminology regarding quality identifications for coffee. TRUE descriptions are not vague, and are aligned with the industry as whole.
Choosing the right words is key to communicating specialty coffee quality to potential buyers, for both green and roasted coffee.
Only around a third of sustainably recognized coffee is eventually traded and labelled as sustainable – a discrepancy that is being addressed by all parties involved in attempts to reduce the gap.
While there is an element of ‘circularity’ in what is currently being done in the coffee industry, a recent report from the British Coffee Association entitled ‘Bean to Bin and Beyond’ found that there was much more that could be done.
World coffee production for 2018/19 is forecast 11.4 million bags higher than the previous year at a record 171.2 million primarily due to Brazil’s record output, according to the USDA’s “Coffee: World Markets and Trade” report, published June 2018.
The consequences of a California judge’s misguided decision could have implications for people across the global coffee supply chain.
Now in its 10th year, the Grounds for Health Coffee Auction has raised over $863,000 for our cervical cancer prevention programs.
I’ve often bemoaned that specialty coffee doesn’t have a book like Kermit Lynch’s classic memoir Adventures on the Wine Route. The story of how coffee travels from remote farms in the tropics to cafés around the world is rarely told, and when it is, it’s usually stripped down to utilitarian logistics. But an exciting new book…
Coffee talk with NCA member Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company.