Chris Ryan

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Introducing Tiga Raja, our first-ever coffee from Sumatra

by Chris Ryan on January 18, 2017 at 12:22 PM

We’re thrilled to announce our newest Relationship Coffee: Tiga Raja Mill from Simalungun, Sumatra, in Indonesia. It’s a full-bodied coffee with...

Sustainable Harvest®’s 2016 in Review

by Chris Ryan on December 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM

With 2017 just around the corner, here we take a closer look at Relationship Coffee in 2016. Click on the image below to check out our highlights...

Rwanda barista demonstrates the power of knowledge exchange

by Chris Ryan on November 1, 2016 at 9:06 AM

Chances are you may have seen Dan Sibomana’s smiling face somewhere in the last month or so. Maybe it was on the Internet. Perhaps he made you a...

Notable Recent Reads in the Coffee Realm

by Chris Ryan on December 15, 2015 at 1:32 PM

We’ve been happy to see some great coffee articles circulating as of late, shedding some light on both Sustainable Harvest® happenings and the...

New coffee auction benefits Brazilian farm ravaged by fire

by Chris Ryan on December 14, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Early last month, Luiz Rodrigues experienced a terrible hardship when a fire wiped out the entire inventory of green coffee at his farm, Fazenda...

New event celebrates New York City’s vibrant coffee culture

by Chris Ryan on October 1, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Last week I ventured to the East Coast for the New York Coffee Festival, a new event bringing together a large group to celebrate the city’s...

Golden Bean roasting competition coming to the U.S.

by Chris Ryan on August 14, 2015 at 4:35 PM

Next month will mark the debut of the Compak Golden Bean North America, a competition and conference for coffee roasters that will take place in...

A gem from the mountains of Colombia

by Chris Ryan on July 2, 2015 at 2:01 PM

Nestled high in the soaring peaks of Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta coastal mountain range are the members of Asoanei, a coffee...

Tastify™ showcases some coffees available now on spot

by Chris Ryan on July 1, 2015 at 12:16 PM

We have some great coffees currently available in our spot offerings. Check out the Tastify™ profiles to check out their flavor profiles, and see...

Let’s Talk Coffee® 2015 field trips will explore Brasil’s diverse farms

by Chris Ryan on July 1, 2015 at 11:34 AM

The Let’s Talk Coffee® Global event is well known for annually uniting the entire supply chain in a different coffee-producing country. This...