RSS

Guatemala

The Mexican government wants Central American countries to work together and find solutions to the continuing coffee pricing crisis. Read more

Coffee Report

Cup of Excellence in-country partner Anacafé set a bidding minimum of $3.50 per pound for coffee scoring at least 85 points following Guatemala’s 16th national competition. Read more

Coffee Report

Blockchain Coffee Auction

Photo courtesy Yave Blockchain Platform

Guatemalan Coffees and the Producer & Roaster Forum will host the world’s first blockchain coffee auction May 24, 2019. Read more

Features

Starbucks has pledged $20 million in temporary relief for Central American coffee growers placed in financial jeopardy by depressed coffee prices. Read more

News

Volcanic Ash Covers Prime Guatemala Coffee Lands

Photo courtesy Fincas Verdes - Specialty Coffee and Nature

A massive ash cloud from the Fuego volcano descended on coffee farms to the north and east of San Luca in Antigua forcing thousands of coffee growers to flee. Read more

, News

After discovering bubble tea while traveling through Asia, two young Guatemalan entrepreneurs decided to create Bubble Ice Tea SA, Guatemala’s first bubble tea venture. Read more

Tea Report

GroGenesis, a maker natural plant growth health technologies, is showing good results with AgraBurst field tests. Read more

Coffee Report

The free STiR newsletter is sent once each month with news updates, important information and upcoming events.


19i4 top right teaser

19i4 top right teaser 2

Subscribe ad