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    Headwinds Roasters Need to be Aware of

    by Jorge Cuevas on July 22, 2021 at 10:40 AM

    If you’re subscribed to our newsletter and have been reading our regular market and logistics updates, you’re likely keenly aware of the critical...

    C Market 101: What is FOB Pricing?

    by Jorge Cuevas on July 14, 2021 at 11:31 PM

    In our last post, we took a deep dive into understanding the C Market: what it is, how it came to be, and how it functions to determine the global...

    C Market 101: What is the C Market?

    by Jorge Cuevas on June 30, 2021 at 12:20 AM

    To the average consumer, few things seem more simple than a cup of coffee—just add water (and/or milk and sugar). For those of us on the other...

    Voices from the Field: What is Happening in Colombia and How is it Impacting Coffee?

    by Jorge Cuevas on May 27, 2021 at 9:30 AM

    For almost a month, political and civil unrest has surged in Colombia. Since April 28, protests that were initially sparked in response to a...

    An Update on Shipping Delays: Where in the World is My Coffee?

    by Jorge Cuevas on May 21, 2021 at 1:01 AM

    Nearly a year and a half into the pandemic and most people are likely well aware that the coffee supply chain has been dramatically impacted, and...

    Understanding Coffee Prices: How Fairtrade Brings Stability in a Volatile Market

    by Jorge Cuevas on March 11, 2021 at 2:52 PM

    Navigating the coffee market has always been a complex exercise in managing risk carefully and precisely—and it’s never been an easy task. Market...

    Four Facts About Ethiopia

    by Jorge Cuevas on January 14, 2020 at 11:26 AM

    Ethiopia is one of the most beloved coffee-producing nations in the world, producing a seemingly infinite amount of floral, complex coffees sought...

    Introducing our newest Relationship Coffee origin: Yunnan

    by Jorge Cuevas on December 12, 2018 at 8:10 AM
    Image by Bryon Lippincott for Yunnan Coffee Traders

     An origin on the rise

    China has been mentioned in plenty of headlines recently—from trade...

    Mexico's Coffee Revival, Part 1: A Sleeping Giant

    by Jorge Cuevas on November 13, 2018 at 8:03 AM

    This is part 1 of a three-part blog series on Mexico's coffee renaissance. Read part 2 here and part 3 here.

    Mexico is a land of contrast:...

    A Peace Factory

    by Jorge Cuevas on November 5, 2018 at 1:57 PM
    To any self-professed specialty-coffee professional, Colombia is an important reference point. It’s an iconic origin that helped define the...