Category: El Salvador

Progressive Swedish Coffee Startup Lykke Kaffegårdar Lands Wave Investment

Progressive and vertically oriented Swedish coffee roasting startup Lykke Kaffegårdar has announced a strategic partnership with private German investment firm Wave Investments. Lykke was launched in Stockholm last year...

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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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El Salvador Cup of Excellence Auction Results in Record-High Average Price

Proving yet again that the COVID-19 pandemic has not dissuaded some buyers from paying top dollar for top-quality coffees, the 17th El Salvador Cup of Excellence auction recently concluded...

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22 Coffees Score 87+ in El Salvador Cup of Excellence

Twenty-two lots have won Cup of Excellence awards in the 17th El Salvador Cup of Excellence coffee quality competition. All 22 lots — each scoring 87 points or above,...

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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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Gustavo Castelar of Firebat Coffee Roasters on the Joys of Salvadoran Specialty Coffee

Of all the small roasteries to open throughout Southern Ontario in recent years, few are able to offer as direct a connection to coffee’s origin than Firebat Coffee Roasters....

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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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