We will be having fun today looking at some Kinto products. Kinto doesn’t need any introduction but anyway yes, I get you covered soon with this article. For the few ones that have never heard about it, Kinto is a … Read more
In this section of the blog i will write about the best coffee producing countries and manufactures around the world.
Each country has got different typologies and methods to grow their beans and cherries: different areas of coffee production mean different altitudes, resistance to diseases, different growing methodologies and taste.
My blog-posts will try to explain the main differences and peculiarities of these amazing coffee producing countries, hoping that one day i will visit each one of them.
The Cup of Excellence is an annual competition that gathers all the best coffees of a coffee-producing country with. But just before looking at how it works, let’s have a look at the history of the competition and why it … Read more
Today we are talking about robusta coffee, its myth and how to debunk them. When talking about robusta coffee we may think we know everything. In fact, there’s a kind of coffee myth around it. Most of us, including myself, … Read more
Coffee rust, Roja in Spanish or simply called coffee leaf rust, it’s a (fungus) coffee disease (native to Africa) that is hurting almost the whole coffee-producing countries. The pathogenic agent of the coffee rust is a fungus called Hemileia vastatrix … Read more
(Updated 2019 September the 27th) I’m starting today with this post about Uganda my blog section about coffee producers and manufacturers around the world. Uganda has been known firstly for the production of Robusta: around the year of 1860, the country could already boast … Read more
Updated 2019, September the 24th Whether you like it or not (why wouldn’t you?) Panama is the land of coffee, the heaven of coffee. Panama is a country that produces quality over quantity (with less than 1% market share) and … Read more
When we refer to pesticides we need to consider a wide range of substances like herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.Unfortunately, coffee is one of the most sprayed crop in the world. The majority of the studies say that up to 250 … Read more
Still in America, the trip continues just up north: from Colombia to Guatemala. And yet again, Jesuit priests are supposed to be the ones whom first introduced coffee in Guatemala. Initially, around the mid-1700s it was meant to be just … Read more
I have always believed that we make our own destiny. By better understanding the impact we human beings have on nature, we need to learn the impact we are already causing on climate change. What threatens the production of coffee? … Read more
It is about time to go on with the coffee producer section: today it’s the turn of Colombia. There are some legends in which first coffee seeds arrived in Colombia. It is believed that in 1723 a Jesuit priest brought … Read more