11Dec/19
SCA Ep81

SCA Podcast #81; Science of Coffee Freshness; Samo Smrke

A lot to take in from this episode and though we should share it. Link to episode: for apple: podcasts.apple.com/za/podcast/specialty-coffee-association-podcast/id1264797608. General link: SCANews.coffee/podcast/81/the-science-of-coffee-freshness-samo-smrke-expo-lectures-2019/ Description of Episode: Coffee freshness is one of theRead More…

18Nov/19
Newsletter December 2019

Quaffee Newsletter November 2019 – wet hulled, coffee sourcing, combos and closure dates

In this newsletter, we will carry on with our introduction into the coffee process by covering wet-hulling. We will also discuss our current issues with sourcing our quality coffees and will introduceRead More…

14Nov/19
Videos On Coffee Processing

Videos on coffee processing

We found these some videos explaining the most common ways of processing coffee that Cafe Imports Published. We have added them below, and included ones from Has Bean and a bonus oneRead More…

30Jul/19
Quaffee newsletter July 2019

Quaffee Newsletter July 2019 – honey process, Mzukisi visits KZN, new coffees and a coffee subscription

In this newsletter, we describe the honey process, summarise Mzukisi’s visit to Durban and mention a few coffees that have been released (and those that have ended). Plus, a new service offering.Read More…

08Jun/19
Public cupping of Mexican Coffee

Feedback from public cupping of Mexican coffees

After cupping the 12 coffees I did at Caravela in Puebla (read more), I been permitted to bring 5 of my favourite coffees back to share with the rest of Quaffee andRead More…

26May/19
Puebla Caravela Visit

Mexican coffee production and tasting at Caravela Puebla

After visiting the two farms in Oaxaca state, we ended up in Oaxaca City or Oaxaca de Juárez. We arrived late in the evening and were staying outside the city. As weRead More…

24May/19

Road Trip to and visit of Los Naranjos (Mexico) coffee producers

Date: 18 May We left at 7 in the morning from Puerto Escondido to visit two producers from what Caravela calls the Los Naranjos (in Mexico, not Colombia) production area. It appearsRead More…

24May/19
Finca Las Neives Visit

Visit to Finca Las Nieves, Oaxaca, Mexico – a biodiverse coffee farm

Date of Visit: 17 May 2019   As an extension of the Mexican trip, we joined a few other roasters to a trip to Finca Las Nieves. The coffee farm is locatedRead More…

20May/19

Mexico Aromas 2019 Auction Report Back

The auction was to include only the top 20 coffees, as determined by the panellists the last few days. You can read more in the post: Mexico Aromas 2019 Auction Report Back.Read More…

19May/19

Reflecting on participating in our first Auction at Origin

A reflection back to participating in our first microlot auction at origin. Mexico Aromas 2019.

07May/19
Newsletter May 2019

Newsletter May 2019 – Quick update

Just a quick update before Frog Quaffer and Warren head off to Mexico. Mexican Trip On Friday 11 May Frog Quaffer and Warren will be off to see if we can secureRead More…