Category: Geoff Watts

Amal Yemen is Building a Movement for Yemeni Coffee and Culture

A growing number of coffee companies and volunteers have banded together to launch Amal Yemen, a consortium and event platform to promote Yemeni coffee and culture. Amal Yemen, which...

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First Ethiopia Cup of Excellence Auction Generates Record High $1.34 Million

Green coffee buyers from all over the globe paid top dollar at the first ever Ethiopia Cup of Excellence (CoE) auction, offering a combined $1.34 million USD for the 28…

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Disrupciones en la cadena de valor del café resaltan la necesaria colaboración para salvar los cafés especiales

A medida que el pánico inicial sobre COVID-19 comienza a disminuir y las compañías de café comienzan a ver más allá de sus preocupaciones inmediatas, los vendedores y compradores...

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Physical Analysis of Green Coffee: What to Measure, Record and Track

(Editor’s note: This article written by Andreas Idl and Paul Bartholomew originally appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of Roast magazine.) Over the past 10 years, our company has had...

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Intelligentsia Holds Smallholder-Supportive ECWx Events in Honduras and Guatemala

Despite all its growth over the years, Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee, at its sourcing core, has maintained a steadfast commitment to promoting quality and sustainable long-term relationships with coffee farmers....

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The Path to Distinction: Nurturing Separation in Nariño

(Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the January/February 2016 issue of Roast Magazine. Links have been added for context.) The story of specialty coffee in Nariño, Colombia, is a...

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