Cuppers recently assessed 72 Myanmar specialty coffee samples using SCA cupping protocols in a competition format established by the Coffee Quality Institute. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Imagine a brewer that offers professional cuppers a convenient and appealing alternative to evaluate coffee by the sip, not slurp. more

Mar 3, 2017 3:43 PM Equipment

Initially used for verification of samples in the cupping lab, the role of bench roasters has expanded with each new coffee wave. more

Dec 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

Myanmar’s Arabica Awakening

Photo by Andrew Hetzel, Coffee Quality Institute

Women coffee farmers won both first and second place at Myanmar’s first national cupping competition held in Yangon in July. more

Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM News

STiR Tea & Coffee International caught up with Beth Ann Caspersen shortly after the Saveur du Kivu in June. Read how her coffee and leadership skills were tested in this first ever specialty coffee competition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. more

Aug 1, 2015 8:00 AM Features

Since 2002 the Coffee Board of India has recognized the best of that country's shade-grown coffees in the international market. more

Jul 31, 2015 8:00 AM News

Traceable specialty grade coffees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will be judged by DRC coffee cuppers and international buyers in a competition to be held for the first time in early June. more

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM

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