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  • Coffee from Antigua, An Examples of What Excellent Terroir Can Produce

    Coffee from Antigua, An Examples of What Excellent Terroir Can Produce

    Guatemala is highly recognized as some of the best coffee origins of the world. Among several coffee producing regions of Guatemala, Antigua is one of the most notable one. This highland is surrounded by three volcanoes. The volcanoes contributes to the creation of Antigua’s ideal soil for coffee. In this region, Bourbon varietal which highlights […]...

  • Yemeni Coffee, Mocha Mattari to More Traceable Bani Mattari

    Apr 27, 13 • Coffee from AfricaNo Comments
    Yemeni Coffee, Mocha Mattari to More Traceable Bani Mattari

    Yemeni coffee is gradually becoming more traceable and offer higher quality in the past a few years. But still, the amount of coffee produced is short and mostly distributed among Middle Eastern countries. Yemeni coffee is consequently over-priced. What is Mocha? Yemen is a historically important location for coffee as well as Ethiopia. In history, […]...

  • Geisha from Esmeralda and Kotowa, Panama

    Geisha from Esmeralda and Kotowa, Panama

    Geisha is definitely one of the most admirable coffee varietals around. It made a splash among specialty coffee retailers in 2004 when Esmeralda Special was majorly introduced to the market. The varietal is not only supreme in flavor but also rare, so naturally it has been also at the higher end on the pricing. In […]...

  • Specialty Coffee Industry in the Past 10 Years

    Apr 23, 13 • GeneralNo Comments
    Specialty Coffee Industry in the Past 10 Years

    Specialty coffee industry has been changing drastically since early 2000s. Many specialty coffee retailers from all over the world have been aggressively seeking quality beans that can provide an excellent cup and excitement to people. In recent years, some regions like East Timor and Rwanda raised their reputation as specialty coffee producers. The whole coffee […]...

  • Coffee Origins and Roasting

    Apr 17, 13 • RoastingNo Comments
    Coffee Origins and Roasting

    Typical characteristics of specialty coffee is noticeable acidity, distinctive body, and aroma. Coffee roasters are there to determine what roast profile is the best for each bag of coffee. The coffee have different characteristics depending on growing latitude, amount of sunshine, rain fall, temperature… anything you can think of contributes to the characteristics. The following […]...