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    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 us...

    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, it...

    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 side...

    Get Creative with Cascara: From Sodas to Scones

    by Emma Taylor on June 7, 2021 at 5:01 PM

    Summer is just around the corner: temps are rising, days are stretching, and your regulars are scanning your iced bev options. So while you’re...

    What it Means to be a B Corp

    by Alfonso Carmona on March 31, 2021 at 1:02 AM

    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...

    Harvesting Under Quarantine: One Co-op's Creative Approach

    by Claudia Rocio-Gomez on June 9, 2020 at 12:15 PM

    FCC's organic fertilizer plant providing farmers access to high-quality fertilizer while under quarantine.

    For the vast majority of coffee farmers,...

    The Roya Recovery Project

    by Sara Morrocchi on March 28, 2013 at 2:07 PM

    These past three months we have all seen the reports of the devastation that Coffee Rust Disease (Roya in Spanish) has caused in coffee communities...