Demystifying the coffee supply chain



30 Oct 2019
"Discoveries" Peru | 2 min read

They did it again: Norcafé ranks among the top 10 in Peru’s Cup of Excellence

Members of the Cooperativa Agraria Norcafé, Peru, are in the mood for ...

By algrano
22 Oct 2019
"Discoveries" Tanzania | 4 min read

Jumping on Tanzania’s roller coaster

Think of a roller coaster. Loops, corkscrews, turns... The history of ...

By algrano
18 Oct 2019
"Discoveries" Brazil Grower | 6 min read

Meet the farmer: Alessandro Hervaz talks about the Brazilian harvest and his approach to naturals

Alessandro Alves Hervaz is the man behind some of the highest-scoring ...

By algrano
14 Oct 2019
"Discoveries" Tanzania | 5 min read

Tanzania: Take a sip on the wild side

Coffee trees in Northern Tanzania are deeply rooted in the volcanic so...

By algrano
10 Oct 2019
Brazil Events | 7 min read

Coffee Roasters Guild Camp 2019, Annecy

Last week, the European coffee scene congregated above Lake Annecy, Fr...

By algrano
25 Sep 2019
"Discoveries" Brazil | 4 min read

Brazil Origin Report with Allan Botrel of SanCoffee

Summary The algrano team recently had the opportunity to sit down with...

By algrano
12 Aug 2019
"Discoveries" | 5 min read

Peru Discoveries Origin Report 2019

Summary Last May I spent five days in the north of Peru, in the Cajama...

By algrano
25 Jan 2019
| 5 min read

Direct trade in Ethiopia?

Sourcing coffee from Ethiopia is very difficult - that’s what they say...

By algrano
28 Dec 2018
| 8 min read

How about a coffee grammar? Between Candid Standards and Candied Starfruit: Part 3

In the past two parts of this blog series on coffee evaluation, we foc...

By algrano
30 Nov 2018
| 7 min read

Between candied starfruit and candid standards - Part Two - The big 3

In the last blog post we had a closer look at the most common standard...

By algrano
07 Nov 2018
| 5 min read

Between Candid Standards and Candied Starfruits - Part One

This is the first of a three-part series on how evaluating the taste o...

By algrano

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