The Complete Guide to Importing Green Coffee in UAE

While the United Arab Emirates may be famous for its towering skyscrapers, desert safaris, and Grand Mosque, the country’s coffee market is also growing at an astonishing rate. In 2019, the UAE government invested the equivalent of almost $35 million in building a Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC) for coffee to attract suppliers from overseas […]

A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans to Australia

Australia’s coffee culture dates back way before the millennial-filled, hipster cafes that line the streets of Sydney, Melbourne, and other cities today. In fact, its origins are associated with a wave of Italian migrants who brought with them the newly-invented steam-powered espresso machine, and with it, elements of the European café culture, which would then translate […]

How to Establish Direct Trade Partnerships?

How to Establish Direct Trade Partnerships? Reading time: 3 minutes. 1. Consider stability, trust and exclusivity Stability, trust, and exclusivity are some of the main reasons to consider going into a direct trade partnership, but with a myriad of different options available, how does a small or medium roaster choose the right direct trade partnership […]

Coffee Tasting At Home

Coffee Tasting At Home Reading time: 8 minutes. How to do a Coffee Tasting at Home It’s no secret that due to COVID and quarantine, we are now having more of the experiences we love from our own home, and of course this includes coffee. With more time to enjoy these little rituals, knowing more […]

A Day in the Life of a Coffee Grower During The Harvest Season

A Day in the Life of a Coffee Grower During The Harvest Season Reading time: 4 minutes. Coffee Grower Daily Routine Coffee growers have many responsibilities in a coffee farm but they vary a little bit according to the season. Harvest season, as it is the one where coffee is ready to be picked, it’s […]

A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans into Japan

By tradition, Japan isn’t a coffee-drinking country. The Eastern Asian nation, where the preparation of matcha green tea is ceremonial, is actually better known for its tea culture. However, in the 1960s Japan started to consume it more and more, and since then grabbing a coffee has become an everyday staple.  Although Japan does cultivate […]

A Guide to Importing Coffee Beans into the US

Although coffee wasn’t that popular in the US until the Boston Tea Party in 1773 — when colonists decided to boycott British tea and drink coffee instead — a life without the hot caffeinated beverage would now be unimaginable for most Americans. In fact, the average person consumes approximately three cups of coffee a day […]