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At the cupping lab in Nairobi, Kenya

2018 Kenya Microlots Headed for the East Coast

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Michelle Maisto

A dozen or so microlots from Kenya are now afloat or being prepared for shipment. (Once they’re afloat they’ll appear on our Offerings list.) The following seven coffees may be of particular interest to our East Coast friends, as they’re headed for the Continental Terminals in New Jersey. As always, please feel free to reach

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Drying coffee parchment in Tanzania

New Tanzania Coffee Regulations Underway

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Michelle Maisto

Tanzania’s government is changing the regulations around its coffee sector. The new regulations, which will go into effect by May 2018, will be overseen by the Coffee Board.

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Kenya green coffee

Kenya Microlots Arriving Soon!

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 by Michelle Maisto

Most coffee bios are now up on the site, and a handful of our selections have already sold out. Here’s at at-a-glance list of what’s still available and arriving soon—we’re excited for you to try them! 1 AA Iyego Gatubu (P6128, 10 60kg, Annex) Peach iced tea, soft chocolate, lemon; delicate body. 2 AA Baragwi

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Coffee Kids producer Victor Hugo Cuestas.

Coffee Kids and the Future of Coffee

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by Michelle Maisto

Honduras’ bright future is perhaps most evident in conversations with its youngest producers. “I can’t remember when I last experienced such a positive energy at origin,” says Florian Benkhofer, CEO of InterAmerican Coffee, recounting a recent afternoon in Ocotepeque, Honduras, with Coffee Kids. Established 27 years ago, Coffee Kids is a nonprofit dedicated to helping

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Rainforest Alliance

Rainforest Alliance: New Certification Program Coming

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by Michelle Maisto

Han de Groot, former president of UTZ and now CEO of the newly merged Rainforest Alliance, addressed a ballroom of breakfasters at the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Global Expo in Seattle April 20, to discuss the merger of the two certification bodies and the coming changes ahead. In 2020, an improved, singular certification program will

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