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    Understanding Coffee Processing: The Traditional Methods

    by Alfonso Carmona on September 30, 2021 at 2:38 PM

    Coffee processing simply refers to the method of removing the fruit of the coffee cherry from the actual coffee seed. But how many coffee...

    Meet the SH Team: Supply Directors and Managers

    by Alfonso Carmona on September 15, 2021 at 4:52 PM

    From time to time, we get asked about our role as an importer within the coffee supply chain. On the surface, it seems fairly straightforward: we...

    An Update on Honduras with Pacayal Coffee

    by Alfonso Carmona on September 8, 2021 at 8:47 PM

    The motto of our producer partner, Pacayal Coffee, is “quality does not suffer crisis.” Nestled in the Comayuga Valley in La Paz, Honduras,...

    Ten Reasons Why You Should Be Cupping With Tastify

    by Alfonso Carmona on August 18, 2021 at 9:35 PM

    As specialty coffee professionals, there's nothing like cupping a table filled with interesting, delicious and unexpected coffees. For those of...

    Mexico: A Rising Specialty Star

    by Alfonso Carmona on August 10, 2021 at 8:12 AM

    Mexico produces a lot of coffee: it’s among the world’s top 10 coffee producing countries and top 5 in Latin America. Yet, it’s only been recently...

    Give Blends a Chance: Understanding Blending with Mark and Emma

    by Alfonso Carmona on July 6, 2021 at 9:23 PM

    Don’t get us wrong: we love our single-origin brews, but there’s always been a special place in our hearts for a great blend.These days, however,...

    An Update on Colombia: Adaptability, Resilience, and Emerging Regions

    by Alfonso Carmona on May 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM

    There are few coffee growing countries more iconic than Colombia. Colombia produces the most Arabica coffee out of any country in the world and...

    Rwanda's Remarkable Specialty Evolution

    by Alfonso Carmona on April 26, 2021 at 9:05 AM

    Are Rwandan coffees on your radar? If not, they need to be! The coffee industry in Rwanda has evolved tremendously in the 21st century and...

    What it Means to be a B Corp

    by Alfonso Carmona on March 31, 2021 at 1:02 AM

    5th Wave Podcast Ep. 10 feat. David Griswold: "Bringing coffee farmers to the table"

    by Alfonso Carmona on March 17, 2021 at 8:43 AM

    Sustainable Harvest's Founder and CEO, David Griswold, was featured in episode 10 of Allegra World Coffee Portal's podcast, "5th Wave"! From...