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Demystifying the coffee supply chain

Luiza Furquim

With a background in roasting and journalism, Luiza is in charge of Algrano's educational content. Originally from Brazil, she worked as a journalist in Sāo Paulo until 2016 when she embraced coffee as a career. She started as a barista, moved to the UK and soon got involved in roasting. Having visited producers in Africa and Latin America, Luiza is passionate about sharing their stories and bringing coffee farmers into the spotlight.
11 Nov 2021
Ethiopia Big News | 6 min read

Ethiopia update: will the Tigray war affect the coffee supply?

The next two months are the peak of the harvest season in Ethiopia and...

04 Nov 2021
Supply Chain Prices | 6 min read

Fixed prices? No, thank you! What high C rates mean for coffee co-ops

Anyone in their right mind would think that a rise in prices is good f...

29 Sep 2021
Relationship coffee | 5 min read

How Bell Lane and Canta Galo built a relationship from a 3-bag order

New to direct sourcing? Read Niko's story. The Irish roaster messaged ...

27 Sep 2021
Producer stories | 3 min read

From the US Marines to an island in Indonesia: meet Troy Kiper of Bright Java Coffee

Bright Java Coffee is the first supplier of high-end Indonesian coffee...

04 Aug 2021
Brazil | 7 min read

Brazilian coffee will keep tasty despite drought & frost. Here is why

Brazil has faced severe drought since September 2020. This led to high...

28 Jul 2021
Brazil Prices | 2 min read

Who benefits from the panic in the current coffee market?

We have all been seeing and talking about the recent frost that hit Mi...

15 Jul 2021
Rwanda Relationship | 7 min read

Friedhats & Gasharu: Embracing Rwanda (without fear of potato defect)

The quality of Rwanda's coffee has skyrocketed in the last decade when...

06 Jul 2021
Peru Sustainability | 6 min read

Impact the lives of coffee farmers and reduce your carbon footprint

Add a USD 0,05/lb premium to any of Jumarp's coffees and become a back...

08 Jun 2021
Peru Prices | 5 min read

Are you paying a fair price to your Peruvian smallholder?

Allpa Ruru breaks down the cost of production and earnings of Peruvian...

19 May 2021
Guatemala | 10 min read

Five things you can do now to reduce supply chain uncertainty

This May, Algrano hosted an Instagram Live with Mario Alarcon and Chri...

11 May 2021
Brazil | 3 min read

What’s happening with the price of coffee in Brazil - and what you can do about it

Earlier this year, the Algrano team received requests from roasters to...

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