The Cupping Exchange: A Place to Share Coffee

By Mya Stark Now in its fifth year, The Cupping Exchange provides Event attendees with a means to promote green coffee export offerings, compare single-origin flavor profiles, and provide a benchmark of testing different roasting systems. Most importantly, the Exchange conforms to all the stringent technical requirements of an SCAA-certified cupping lab—something it’s not always …

Healthy Farmers are at the Root of Sustainability

By Pam Kahl, Grounds For Health In the coffee industry, more often than not sustainability means investing in programs that maximize yield, improve quality, and protect against disease. Rough estimates suggest major roasters have collectively invested sums of $25-$30 million in multi-year projects from Guatemala to Indonesia and everywhere in between. Capacity building programs educate …