Big Island coffee farm productivity down

Despite an increased number of farms and acreage, coffee production on the Big Island of Hawaii was off by about 3% in the 2007 season. I find it interesting that the Pacific Business News prefers to look at the “glass is half full” side of this story,...

European coffee body seeks new UK co-ordinator

An article (job advertisement, actually) announces Steve Penk’s shift to focus full-time on the World Barista Championship, thus leaving his position as the regional SCAE coordinator available: The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe, the trade body for the...