Category Archives: Specialty Coffee

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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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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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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‘The barista is the diplomat for specialty coffee’ – Hiver van Geenhoven. The Chromatic Coffee Company.

Those of you who familiar with Barefoot Coffee Roasters from San Jose, CA and had a chance to visit it roastery and get the first hand experience with the roasting process, perhaps met Mr. Hiver van Geenhoven who roasted coffee … Continue reading

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Raul ́s Experiment Semi-washed / Pulp Natural: Why?

Raul Rodas, 2012 World Barista Champion and the owner of “Paradigma Coffee Roasters” decided to put his own experiment and thoughts together to describe the coffee process method that he found to be unique. Basically, the coffee cherries were pulped … Continue reading

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Coffee Varietals by Brew Lab

This is an interesting article about coffee varietals posted on October 31, 2012 by Robbie from Brew Lab, an Artisan Coffee Bar in Edinburgh, Scotland, serving single origin brewed coffee and espresso. As you sit down to enjoy your delicious … Continue reading

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