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Struggling to Build Specialty in Nepal

Source: Struggling to Build Specialty in Nepal

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From Holland to Norway – from Esther to Kari. Specialty Coffee is everywhere you go.

There is nothing more exciting than meeting different folks from specialty coffee industry around the world. Specialty coffee is rapidly growing sector in the US economy today. More and more new coffee shops opening in various places of our country, … Continue reading

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Cup of Excellence marks dedication to quality – Rwanda

14 November 2012 On 1st November 2012, the 345 members of the SNV-supported Kabakanya cooperative celebrated their third annual consecutive win at the Rwanda Cup of Excellence awards. The world’s most esteemed award for top quality coffees, the Cup of Excellence has … Continue reading

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Drying Characteristics: Natural (Dry) Process: Ayutepeque Acaia – Four Way Process Experiment

Source: El Salvador Specialty Coffee Natural processing is the oldest and most traditional way of producing coffee. In many parts of the world, it is still the most common; where, after harvesting, the coffee cherries are spread immediately onto patios … Continue reading

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Coffee and Climate Change: Reading Past the Headlines

By Emma Bladyka, SCAA Coffee Science Manager By now you have likely heard of the new scientific study published last week in the online peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE that has sparked a flurry of doomsday headlines for coffee. The study is a … Continue reading

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First Ethiopian Conference On Coffee Opens

BY SAMUEL ALEMU, 9 NOVEMBER 2012 Source: All Africa Addis Ababa — The First International Conference on Ethiopian Coffee was opened here at the Hilton Addis yesterday. The Ethiopian Coffee Exporters Association (ECEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade,USAID … Continue reading

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Coffee break with top Oslo barista

Source: Views and News from Norway. AUDIO REPORT: Tim Wendelboe is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in coffee in Norway. He’s won awards, been written up in the New York Times and a host of other publications, and remains devoted to … Continue reading

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