Newsletter: Harvest Update & Delivery Schedule Peru 2016/2017

Greetings from the Fox Den, where we are in the thick of the South American shipping season. Lots from Colombia and Peru that we approved earlier this fall are starting…

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Newsletter: Top Decaf Offers

July 8, 2016

I’ve bought decaf a few different ways over the years. We’ve sent coffees from our spot Annex position north to Vancouver, and I’ve sourced fresh Centrals and then shipped them…

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Newsletter: Why We Work in Ecuador

June 7, 2016

Red Fox was in Ecuador last month for a brief visit at start of the harvest season. We went to check in with the farmers and partners we work with,…

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FLASH OFFER: Bolivia Arrivals

March 23, 2016

Bolivia has a certain mystique. A history, tradition, and culture whose elements remain somewhat arcane. The pieces are not easy to put together. I write this thinking of my experiences…

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Ethiopia 2015/2016 – Harvest Update & Forward Contracting

February 23, 2016

It’s good, gang. It’s really, really good. I’ve spent the majority of the past two weeks in Addis, walking warehouses and cupping through table after table of gorgeous coffees. The…

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Colombia 2015/2016: Shipment & Delivery Update

February 11, 2016

In a lot of ways, we consider Red Fox to be a ‘South America first’ kind of sourcing business. We’ve spent a good deal of time and energy in Colombia,…

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Newsletter: Peru 2015 Shipment & Delivery Update

December 15, 2015

Back when Red Fox Coffee Merchants was still a daydream of mine, one of my more lucid visions was that Peru would become the defining origin for a nascent sourcing…

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Newsletter: Ecuador Las Tolas Varietal Compilation 2015

December 9, 2015

Back to the land of Los Yumbos and to one of the more thorough varietal case studies in our world. Some of you will remember last year’s Las Tolas offering…

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Newsletter: Rwanda Kanzu Offerings 2015

November 16, 2015

Kanzu is back, folks, and I have to say this is the best delivery of lots I’ve tasted since we began working with the washing station after the 2007 Golden…

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Newsletter: Ethiopia Duromina, Crown Jewel of the West

August 31, 2015

My work, this particular life, has afforded many memories over the past 15 years. Many beautiful inspiring memories and a handful of frustrating moments as well. I’ll never forget sitting…

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