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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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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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Arabica Coffee Could Be Extinct in the Wild Within 70 Years

ScienceDaily (Nov. 7, 2012) — A study conducted by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (UK), in collaboration with scientists in Ethiopia, reports that climate change alone could lead to the extinction of wild Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) well before … Continue reading

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”A dream come true”. Meet Miguel Lamora. 2012 Spanish Latte Art Champion and 2012 WLAC contestant.

The 2012 World Latte Art Championship is over but baristi still rolling in their coffee shops back home. Some of them are determined to fight again  next year for the title which takes place in Niece, France. The enthusiasm from all … Continue reading

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