Category: The Trade

What we mean by “the trade” is the commercial activity of coffee from our limited perspective as a small company. There’s likely a lot of opinion and a little snark located here, as the relationship is contentious for us. We don’t love globalism, free trade, and the sordid remnants of colonialism. But anyway … here we are, selling coffee. :-/ Here we have articles on the organizations, on commodities, on coffee history etc.

SCA Expo Recap-puccino 2022 !

Many go to the Specialty Coffee Convention, many who can afford it. Here are some notes from one such person! My 2022 Coffee Expo Experience

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Stacks of palletized coffee bags inside the warehouse of Continental Terminals Annex in Alameda, California.

A Tour of Continental Terminals Annex Warehouse

A video tour of Continental Terminals Annex warehouse who house the majority of our green coffee We mention “the Annex” in our online materials, but

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Colombia Podcast

Podcast: Colombia Cupping & Conversation (Episode 30)

Dan and Tom sat down with Pedro and Leo from Medellin, Colombia to talk all about coffee sourcing. For our 30th Podcast, Pedro and Leo

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colombia coffee conversation video

Colombia Coffee Cupping and Conversation!

Tasting incoming Colombia lots from Narino, Buesaco and Inza regions. And Talking… and talking … and …. Long: That’s the first word to describe this

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SCAA Photos Composite

Putting the BOO in BOOTH: SCA Coffee Expo

Some slightly bitter reflections on the values of the Specialty Coffee Association, with a touch of unpleasant acidity and a tainted defect note in the

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Zimbabwe Coffee Cherry

Good Reads: What Happened to Zimbabwe Coffee?

A recent Specialty Coffee Association newsletter article offers an updated picture of the turmoil for Zimbabwe’s coffee trade I remember when I started buying green

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