“Partly Sunny Party” the 2017 Cafe Imports Expo Party Announced

We are very excited to be throwing a party once again for all the beautiful people of the specialty-coffee community. Join us along with our co-sponsors Barista Magazine and Roast Magazine for a night of majesty, a.k.a. Friday night of the Global Specialty Coffee Expo. Friday, April 21, 6-10pm at the Fremont Foundry, 154 N 35th St., Seattle  It is our third […]

“Perfecting the Enemy of the Good” — A New Cupping Score Card by Ian Fretheim

Cafe Imports Director of Sensory Analysis Ian Fretheim has been working on a new Cupping Score Card for some time now. After careful development and refinement, based on years of on-again/off-again brainstorming and months of application, Ian has arrived upon a new form that we are deeming the “Analytic Cupping Score Card” (Figure 1). Cafe […]

Stump the Roaster: Melbourne, Thursday 30 March 7-10pm

YOU are invited to an in-depth conversation about roasting at Cafe Imports Australia, Thursday 30 March, 7-10pm.  Free beer and food will be provided to foster top-notch focus during the evening’s sage-level stage banter! Our panel of guests include: Fay Kamanis of Padre CoffeeAaron Wood of Wood & Co Coffee RoastersPat Connolly of Veneziano CoffeeDamien […]