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    Costa Rica: A Classic Origin at a Crossroads

    by Jorge Cuevas on August 27, 2018 at 6:35 AM

    A proud origin faces an uncertain future

    Like most coffee professionals, I have a special place in my heart for Costa Rica. It is the land of lush...

    The Fuego volcano erupts in the heart of Guatemala's southwest coffeelands

    by Doris Quijivix on June 6, 2018 at 12:02 PM
    The active Fuego volcano. Source: Wikimedia commons
    In this blog, Doris Quijivix, a member of our Guatemala origin team, reports on...

    A New Era for Ethiopian Coffee

    by Monica Terveer on March 28, 2018 at 1:09 PM

    This blog is an abbreviated version of Relationship Coffee Manager Monica Terveer’s origin report on Ethiopia. To download her full report, click...

    Origin Insight: Guatemala 2018—Part 2

    by Stephany Dávila on February 16, 2018 at 6:11 AM

     As I detailed in part one of my recap, I recently traveled to Guatemala’s Huehuetenango coffee-producing region to talk to cooperatives in the...

    Origin Insight: Guatemala 2018—Part 1

    by Stephany Dávila on February 12, 2018 at 4:30 PM

    Though I was born and raised in Guatemala, every time I travel to our coffee-producing regions, I feel like I’m rediscovering my country.

    Mexico Update: The latest on the Oaxaca earthquake, Hurricane Katia, and the country's coffee harvest

    by Jorge Cuevas on September 11, 2017 at 11:51 AM

    On Friday, September 8, we reported on the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Oaxaca and Chiapas. Here, we provide an update to...

    Major earthquake hits coffeelands in Mexico and Guatemala

    by Jorge Cuevas on September 8, 2017 at 1:28 PM

    It started close to midnight as my phone kept pinging incessantly at an odd hour. Half awake, I moved to mute the phone. As I scrolled through the...