Category: Anacafe

Anacafé Launches ‘One of a Kind Guatemala’ Microlot Auction Program

The National Coffee Association of Guatemala Anacafé has announced the launch of a high-quality, small lot green coffee auction program called One of a Kind Guatemala. According to an...

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Business Skills Development: A Virtual Necessity for Specialty Coffee Farmers

Most of the dollar value of coffee — as much as 90%, according to the 2018 Coffee Barometer — is captured in consuming countries. To address this inequity in the…

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Innovations at Origin: The Young Coffee Entrepreneurs of PROCAFE

After reading a Bloomberg story on cost of production and profitability for Guatemalan growers earlier this month, I was inspired to add to last year’s series of articles on...

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Anticonquista Café Offers a ‘Cultivo to Cup’ Connection in Chicago

A new vertically integrated “cultivo-to-cup” coffee company called Anticonquista Café has conquered numerous formidable challenges to finally launch in Chicago this month. Owned and operated by married couple Elmer...

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30 Lots with 10 Different Varieties Win at 17th Guatemala Cup of Excellence

The first Cup of Excellence ceremony ever to be streamed over Youtube celebrated the 38 CoE and National Winners of the 17th Guatemala Cup of Excellence coffee competition last...

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Crisis tras crisis: COVID-19 amenaza la resiliencia de muchos productores de café

En los últimos 18 meses, hemos estado trabajando con una pequeña red de productoras y colaboradores de cafés especiales en Guatemala y El Salvador. A raíz de la reciente...

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Crisis Upon Crisis: COVID-19 Threatens the Resiliency of Many Coffee Producers

Over the past 18 months, we have been working with a small network of forward-looking specialty coffee producers and supporters in Guatemala and El Salvador. In the wake of...

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Looking Towards the Future of Guatemalan Coffee

Guatemalan coffee has long held a place of honor among specialty coffee roasters. Regional names like Antigua, Cobán, and Huehuetenango are familiar to many, and are frequently synonymous with...

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