The coffee industry is one of the leading sectors in the United Kingdom economy, with the sector experiencing rapid trends. Every year there are new developments which boost the growth of the sector to higher scales. For instance, in April 2019, during the UK Coffee Leader’s Summit, the leaders were able to explore the current trends and also challenges facing the industry. The United Kingdom has seen the coffee shops …
Even if slowly, the speciality coffee industry is settling down, putting down roots worldwide.
Speciality coffee is by definition every green coffee that has scored at least 80 points on a 100 points scale.
Green coffee is scored according to the SCAA protocol and its evaluate by the number of defects, screen size and cup quality. But a speciality coffee is not just that: it’s the result of several factors. When we talk about speciality coffee, we make reference to every single aspect of the supply chain.
From the farm to the cup there’s a lot going on, a lot to talk, a lot of people involved and so a lot of effort from everyone. Who works in the coffee speciality industry is responsible for raising awareness of what we can do to support the speciality sector.Read More
So, in this section I’m going to talk about everything related to the speciality supply chain from planting, harvesting (picking the cherries by hand), processing, exporting, roasting, grinding and brewing but also about soil preservation, what’s the difference with the commodity sector, what kind of actions can be taken by the industry in terms of sustainability, what a barista can do as the latter part of the supply chain, what can we do to support the farmers and what actions the farmers can take to face difficult circumstances such as pest disease (for example the coffee rust), the global climate change but also the crisis of the coffee market.
I’m going to talk about lots vs micro-lots, shade-grown coffee vs sunlight grown coffee, the microclimate and how the altitude influence the ripeness of the coffee cherry, About single-origin vs blend, traceability and transparency.
Do you know what is best to do in the speciality industry? Do you know what is behind all this? Keep monitoring this space if you want to know more about it with all the latest updates as this small market segment is spreading worldwide.
The coffee sector has, in recent days, witnessed a high level of coffee innovations, which is significant to the growth of the economy. For instance, in the speciality coffee, there has been a development, which has led to an increase in coffee production worldwide. In addition to that, the demand for coffee has also increased, with many people enjoying the cup of coffee. In this article, we shall consider the …
That beautiful smell of coffee that fills its way through the nose, do you know what I am talking about? The thing which sets the worry of people aside kicking off your day in the right way. Coffee is one of the world’s famous and highly consumed drinks. Because of its significant levels of antioxidants, it’s extremely beneficial to our health. A recent study demonstrates that coffee consumers have a …