Staying the Course While Staying Agile: Q4 2022

As we enter the final quarter of the year, logistics issues & price volatility persist & staying the course while remaining agile is the name of the game. The story…

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Inzá: Our Colombia Origin

From Aleco Chigounis, Red Fox Co-Founder and Owner.  When I think back to the very beginning of Red Fox I think of Julia and I working out of my apartment…

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Complex Market Conditions & Great Coffee: Nariño 2022

As we head into fall, it’s that time: Colombia season. In times like these where Colombia brings extra complexity (more on that below), solid partnerships win. Our partnership with Nariño…

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Diving Back into Costa Rica

This piece comes directly from owner and co-founder Aleco Chigounis.  The first country I ever worked in and one in which I have deep roots, Costa Rica is singular in…

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Q3 2022: Looking Towards Great Peru Season Amid Complex Logistics, Competitive Acquisitions Market

As we head into Q3 2022, global and domestic logistics issues persist while the C market has remained high and relatively more stable over the last quarter. Summer SPOT staples…

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What Goes Into a Coffee’s Price?

As we move through a year of volatile, ultra-high C market prices shaking up global markets, we’ve seen occasions where roaster partners find coffees at lower prices than ours. We…

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What Forward Booking Looks Like for Us in 2022

As a shockingly volatile C market, local labor shortages, climate change, and high costs of business from the farm level up combine to roil global coffee markets, forward booking has…

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Ukraine War Increases C Market Volatility, Worsens Supply Chain Crisis

Red Fox Coffee Merchants Q2 2022 Origin & Shipping Update Prefer to listen rather than read? Click here or find us on your favorite podcasting app. As core issues from the last…

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Red Fox Logistics: Jajaira Guerrero is Key

As a green coffee company, Red Fox has always had a particular focus on logistics as a critical factor in coffee quality and utility—coffee delivered on time after as little…

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On Naturals & a Sense of Place

From Aleco Chigounis, Co-Founder & CEO Naturally processed coffees, or sundried process as they’re known in Ethiopia, are enigmatic fodder for conversation in the coffee industry. Every coffee professional has…

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