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The Soul of Coffee

By Peter Giuliano There is an academic discipline that studies the way human beings relate to food and the culture we develop around the ways we eat and drink. It’s called foodways and it documents and analyzes what we do in regards to food and why we do it. Foodways looks at our traditions of …

Educating the Industry

By Peter Giuliano One thing that makes coffee special is that it takes so many skilled professionals to reveal its natural beauty. The skills of the farmer, miller, cupper, roaster, and barista are essential to specialty coffee, and SCAA has, since its inception, taken responsibility for cultivating, teaching, and setting the standard for coffee education …

The FNC´s National Coffee Research Center (Cenicafé) was awarded with the Blue Planet Prize 2010-2011

For more than 70 years Cenicafé has researched on themes that include coffee production, harvesting methods, wet mill processest, quality, by-products management, and natural resource conservation. The protection, recovery, and appropriate management of soils and water sources have always been a priority to Cenicafé. The reduced use of harmful substances to the environment is possible …