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Paying for Coffee

Paying for Coffee—It’s Complicated: Part 4

Part 4: Not Just  What You Pay, But How You Buy Historically, many have viewed importers as middlemen, a gateway through which coffee passes on its way from the farmer…

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Sourcing

New Fruits You Should Try: Nariño and Inzá

If you haven’t bought Colombian coffee from us yet, the time is now. We have delicious, versatile coffees from Nariño and Inzá on both coasts that shine on the cupping…

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Paying for Coffee

Paying for Coffee—It’s Complicated: Part 3

Part 3: Sustainably Meeting Costs—Why Context Matters More than Numbers Without context on cost of production and other costs throughout the supply chain, the price paid for coffee is just…

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Paying for Coffee

Paying for Coffee—It’s Complicated: Part 2

Part 2: Farmgate, FOB, EXW, and Beyond—Terms for Pricing and the Factors that Complicate Them When people in the coffee industry talk about green coffee pricing, they use a variety…

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Sourcing

Three Forests: The Guji Uraga Story

At some of Ethiopia’s most extreme altitudes lies Guji’s Uraga region, a dense, mountainous forest that spans almost a thousand miles. Within this huge forest lie three smaller forests, and…

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Paying for Coffee

Paying for Coffee—It’s Complicated: Part 1

Part 1: Paying for Coffee—It’s Complicated “How much did the producer get paid for this coffee?” This is a question we’re excited to be hearing more of. Thanks to an…

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