Bethany Haye

Ecuador is a small coffee producing country that has come into focus lately as an emerging source of high-quality, high-grown specialty arabica. Read more


Colombia Initiates Emergency Subsidies for Coffee Growers

Photo by Dan Bolton / STiR

Colombia’s agriculture minister Andres Valencia has earmarked around $32 million in new subsidies to help remedy the devastatingly low benchmark prices on international exchanges. Read more


Latecomer Peru poised to make its mark with booming production, premium, organic, and sustainable coffees Read more


A longtime conundrum in the coffee industry has been the disconnect between low stocks and decreasing production of arabica worldwide, and the low prices obtained by growers’ co-operatives. Read more


World Coffee Producers' Forum calls on roasters to urgent discussions after the International Coffee Organization’s composite indicator falls to a 12-year low. Read more


Sustainability is a goal that many industries, countries, institutions, and governments have been working toward with increasing intensity for the past two decades. But what does it really mean? Read more


Juan Valdez Cafés

Photo by Anderson Avila Silva

Establishing a global chain of Juan Valdez shops has been a project for the National Federation of Colombian Coffee Growers for years. Now in its third incarnation, the chain once again is ready to take on the world. Read more


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