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    An Update on Logistics Challenges for Fall 2021

    by Jorge Cuevas on October 14, 2021 at 5:27 PM

    We’re nearing the end of the year—and just as with 2020, this has been a difficult one. The unprecedented challenges of last year created...

    C Market: What is Farmgate Pricing?

    by Jorge Cuevas on September 22, 2021 at 10:34 AM

    In the previous post of our C-Market series, we took a look at FOB pricing, or the price that buyers pay exporters when coffee is ready to be...

    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...