USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

USAID Returns Yemen to Specialty Coffee Map

Industry and government leaders representing the Republic of Yemen will be in attendance at the 2013 Specialty Coffee Association of America expo in Boston to inaugurate a new drive for specialty coffee production in the historic origin. The effort and Yemeni Coffee...
Michael Palin Goes to Brazil Coffee School

Michael Palin Goes to Brazil Coffee School

Though he will forever be best known for his television and film work as a member of the world’s greatest comedy troupe, Monty Python, Michael Palin also has a not too shabby second career. For the past 25 years, he has traveled the world, creating some of the...
R Certified in Roast Magazine

R Certified in Roast Magazine

he March / April issue of Roast Magazine includes a thoughtfully-written feature by Neil Balkcom of Swings Coffee that discusses the R (Q Robusta) Coffee system, its purpose and impact of Fine Robusta on the specialty coffee marketplace. Neil eloquently summarizes the...
Let’s Talk Coffee to Talk Robusta

Let’s Talk Coffee to Talk Robusta

This year’s 10th annual Let’s Talk Coffee conference and training event in Medellin, Colombia will feature a first-ever session on fine robusta coffees co-presented by the venerable Dr. Sunalini Menon of Coffeelab Private Ltd. from Bangalore and me, Andrew...
India Coffee Origin Tour by Italian Coffee Tasters

India Coffee Origin Tour by Italian Coffee Tasters

Live from the annual SCAA Exposition in Portland, I am pleased to announce the introduction of a new series of origin tours for coffee professionals by Italian coffee firm Absis Consulting and endorsed by the International Institute of Coffee Tasters — its first...