Tag Archives: coffee

20Jun/22
Quaffee Newsletter June 2022

Quaffee Newsletter June 2022 – Gesha Village, new coffees and equipment update

News of the coffees that are here or coming. A secret coffee on the horizon and some equipment recommendations.

19Apr/22
Quaffee newsletter April 2022

Quaffee Newsletter April 2022

Introduction If you are a regular of this newsletter, you will know that we only send it out when there is news. More specifically, when there is news that is more thanRead More…

18Apr/22
Mpenjati coffee farm Visit April 2022 Thumb

Mpenjati coffee farm visit March 2022

A report back on our visit to Mpenjati coffee farm on the South Cost of South Africa

06Jan/22
Quaffee Prices increase

Price increase of budget blends

Market forces and the rand weakness mean that our prices for our budget blends have to increase sooner than we had hoped.

23Nov/21
Quaffee Festive News Nov 2021 Web

Quaffee Newsletter Nov 2021 – coffees, closing date & Vineyard

Intro A short and sweet update, with: Coffees: A festive blend A new long miles coffee project coffee Our closing dates for 2021 An update on the Vineyard Coffees Festive Blend InsteadRead More…

11Oct/21
Quaffee Newsletter Oct 2021 – coffee, coffee, coffee

Quaffee Newsletter Oct 2021 – coffee, coffee, coffee

Intro A short update about three coffees, so no mind map. 1.      Mpenjati South Africa After over a decade, we have finally found a South African coffee we can offer to all.Read More…

29Jul/21
coffee prices

Coffee Futures 2021 – a reality check?

Consumers need to see coffee as the luxury it is, and think of those in the chain.

19Apr/21

Repost: Climate change threatens coffee – but we’ve found a delicious wild species that could help save your morning brew

Author Aaron P DavisSenior Research Leader, Plant Resources, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Original article: https://theconversation.com/climate-change-threatens-coffee-but-weve-found-a-delicious-wild-species-that-could-help-save-your-morning-brew-159105 The world loves coffee. More precisely, it loves arabica coffee. From the smell of its freshly groundRead More…

01May/20
21 Days from seed to cup

Coffee 21 Steps from Seed to Cup

Step 1: From Seed to Seedling Did you know that it takes 2 days to determine if a seed has a viable embryo? The seed is soaked for two days and thenRead More…

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…

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…

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…