2020 will never be forgotten for the challenges that society faced, also individuals and the specialty coffee business that provides a living for so many. I suppose people had become accustomed to hearing of challenges, natural disasters, and humanitarian problems in coffee-producing countries. But without doubt, every corner of the globe has been affected by
Extraction is one of the most important aspects to creating the perfect cup, but still under research in the world of coffee. Without extraction, we would not have the morning cup of coffee that we all know and love, we would end up with a cup of water, with ground beans floating around it. This
Juan, our Colombia Coffee Hunter, traveled for the first time to Planadas to support in the selection of the lots that entered the auction held during the fair. Follow him as he gets from Medellin, where we have our sourcing office, to the last town in the south of Tolima and read about his vicissitudes getting there and about Planadas and Gaitania troubled past and bright present and future.