Blending, roasting & processing
Southern California specialty coffee roaster Klatch Coffee will begin selling the world’s most expensive cup of coffee in November, offering consumers a taste of Esmerelda Geisha 601 for USD $55 per eight-ounce pour.
Fermentation – the time that pulped coffee spends in a tank before it is dried – is also an opportunity to impact flavour. Microbiologist Lucia Solis, who specializes in microbial demucilagination, explains how this method offers a consistent and predictable coffee fermentation process, reducing the risk of spoilage or defects in the cup.
Central America’s coffee growing regions consistently garner attention for exceptional cup quality and unique flavours. While responses to climate change are inherently location-specific, as adaptations must address the immediate conditions of each farm, the six nations of Central America are demonstrating how the collaborative development of customizable tools empowers everyone to adjust production techniques for the long term.
Argo Tea, the Chicago, Illinois-based premium tea brand, is partnering with Whole Foods Market to launch the tea industry’s first line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew single estate bottled teas into the retailer’s stores nationally.
Growing over half of the global tea output on around 70 percent of the world’s tea acreage, more than 15 million small farmers are major stakeholders, but they are also the most fragile link of the supply chain.
Roastworks Coffee Co., an independent specialty coffee roaster located in Devon, UK, has launched five items in UK-based retailer, Waitrose.
Crystal Geyser Water Company has announced that its Tejava brand was awarded the Gold Medal in the 2017 Global Tea Championship (GTC) Iced Tea Class for the sixth time.
With government support and private-sector interest, Georgia aims to rebuild its once highly regarded and significant tea industry – dating back to the Russian Empire – that was destroyed following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The SCA World of Coffee (WOC) is taking place in Budapest at Hungexpo Fair Center from 13-15 June.
Probat, a leading manufacturer of plants and machinery for the coffee industry, has provided a complete turnkey roasting plant for Costa Coffee’s new roasting facility in Basildon, Essex, which opened in February.
The first of this two-part series examines new categories of added value associated with specialty coffee, particularly specialty coffee sourced directly from individual farms in small lots through a transparent and traceable model.
After a successful 2016, which saw an increase in orders and revenue, Spreafico, the Calolziocorte, Lecco, Italy-based company that specializes in designing and marketing machines for the packaging of coffee capsules and soluble products, has expanded and diversified its activities with the creation of two brands: Spreafico Automazion and Spreafico Meccanica.
Generation 10, a provider of cloud-based commodity supply chain and financial tech solutions, based in Liverpool, England, announced the addition of RCMA Coffee division, located in Singapore, onto their commodity trade, risk and logistics management (CTRM) and data analytics platform, G10 Commodity Manager.