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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...

    Exploring the Wonders of Guatemalan Coffee

    by Monica Terveer on October 6, 2021 at 2:23 PM

    Guatemala is the favorite origin of many coffee drinkers around the world, not only for the varied range of flavors you can find from this Central...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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,...