C Market Volatility, Complex Logistics & Ethiopia Civil Unrest Spill Over Into Q1 2022

Red Fox Coffee Merchants Origin & Shipment Update: Q1 2022 Prefer to listen rather than read? Click here or find us on your favorite podcasting app. As we sail into…

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How Logistics Slowdowns are Affecting Roasters, in their Own Words

We’ve talked a lot about how the now-notorious global logistics slowdowns and cost increases are affecting us and our partners throughout producing countries and the green coffee supply side, but…

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Shipping Update

Red Fox Coffee Merchants Origin & Shipping Update: Q4 2021

Prefer to listen rather than read? Click here or find us on your favorite podcasting app. Hello friends, coming to you with our final quarterly origin and shipment update of…

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Sourcing

Higher Base Rates, Flatter Pay Structures: How Pangoa & Ocumal Are Doing Things Different

Tailoring Payment Structures to the Needs of a Group As we’ve discussed in pretty much every one of our previous pieces about paying for coffee, different groups negotiate their pricing…

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Shipping Update

Colombia & Peru Update, August 2021

As promised, we’re coming to you today with another origin and shipment update with specific focus on the current and anticipated situation in Colombia and Peru, typically our two largest…

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Interviews

Carina & Fabian of Red Fox Sourcing Talk History & the Future in Peru, Colombia, & Mexico

As we continue working to spotlight voices from producing countries, we were excited to interview Red Fox’s own Carina Barreda and Fabian Viveros Léon in the Foxhole. Fabian and Carina…

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Logistics

Red Fox Coffee Merchants Origin & Shipment Update: Q3 2021

Hello friends, coming to you as we enter the third quarter of 2021. We’ve put together a report on the current state of coffee affairs in the areas of the…

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Casimiro García López of Pluma on Community Origins & Modern Challenges

We were excited to be able to interview Casimiro García López of Pluma de Oaxaca, as well as his son Omar, face-to-face in Oaxaca. A second generation coffee farmer, Casimiro…

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Sourcing

Decentralization & Community in Oaxaca Coffee Sourcing

What makes Oaxaca unique?  The Oaxaca sourcing landscape is uniquely decentralized, presenting both challenges and opportunities for us as a sourcing company and for the communities and families we work…

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Interviews

Prudencio of Valle Inca, Peru on Building Trust & Community

Prudencio (Jose Prudencio Saenz Vargas) is the widely respected leader of Valle Inca in Cusco, Peru, one of our largest and most important relationships in the world. A Calca native,…

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