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A Contemporary Coffee Pioneer

In a country rich in coffee history Isabela Raposeiras and the Coffee Lab she founded is a modern pioneer and champion of Brazil’s specialty coffee. more »

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

A New Appreciation of Coffee Gastronomy in Western Europe

In spite of their shared borders, the coffee practices and culture of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands are very different. more »

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Q/A with the Canada Coffee Association

Coffee Association of Canada interim president Lesya Balych-Cooper, above right, says Canada’s coffee culture is undergoing a “wonderful transformation.” Read this edition's STiR question-and-answer session. more »

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Seeing Green: Blenders Adapt to Changing Tastes in Tea

Sustained demand for specialty teas, especially green teas, is reshaping the US tea blending, fill and packing industry which has grown to $1.6 billion annually. more »

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features


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Q&A: Roberto Vélez of the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation

Economist Roberto Vélez was recently elected by unanimous vote to lead the 550,000 families that comprise the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation. He talks with STiR editor Dan Bolton in this edition of Q&A. more »

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

Myanmar’s Arabica Awakening

Myanmar has emerged with a reinvigorated entrepreneurial vision after more than six decades of self-imposed isolation by successive military governments. This new enthusiasm for commerce is evident in the emerging coffee industry guided by experts. more »

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features

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Keeping a Sharp Eye

Dan BoltonImmediately after Antonio Rigno de Oliveira accepted the top prize at the Cup of Excellence ceremony in Pocos de Caldas Brazil we asked what led to his win.

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