Category: research

The Coffee Equity Lab Launches at Vanderbilt with Free Speaker Series

A new coffee-focused academic lecture and workshop series led by Vanderbilt University innovation center The Wond’ry is kicking off this week as part of the new Coffee Equity Lab....

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Flavor Development: The Relationship Between Time and Color in Coffee Roasting

(Editor’s note: The following comes from an article by Morten Münchow and Jesper Alstrup of CoffeeMind, which appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of Roast Magazine. Click here to read the...

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Newly Discovered Arabica Genetic Group Yemenia Enters the Global Market

A new genetic group of the arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) species found to have immense quality potential has been confirmed in Yemen. It has been named Yemenia, which can...

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COVID-19 Making Existing Matters Worse for Smallholder Farmers, HRNS Study Finds

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating a range of existing issues facing smallholder coffee farmers in some of the world’s most revered and productive coffee-producing countries, according to a recent...

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Nine Myths About Coffee Farmer Development: Relationship Coffee in Indonesia

(Editor’s note: This article by Jeff Neilson, Diany Faila Sophia Hartatri, and Mark Vicol originally appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of Roast Magazine. Links have been added for context.) The...

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Robusta Coffee Not as Robust Against Rising Temperatures, Research Shows

New research suggests that robusta coffee plants may not be as robust as commonly considered, particularly in environments with rising temperatures due to climate change. A study built upon...

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This Invasive Little Squirmer Might Help Fight Coffee Leaf Rust

With its ability to destroy coffee plants, spread and wipe out whole harvests and plantations, coffee leaf rust has been plaguing coffee growers for generations, including most recently throughout...

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