Innovation: Processing innovation through method and sensory analysis, specifically Honey and Natural processes; organic practices
If you’ve ever enjoyed a Honey or a Natural coffee from Costa Rica, you may very well have Oscar and Francisca Chacon to thank for it, either directly or indirectly: They were among the pioneers of the processes, and the couple continues to improve their techniques and to push the limits of exceptional-quality production through experimentation, and with a passionate love for coffee….(read more)
Innovation: The rebirth of Yemen coffee with an emphasis on impeccable quality, traceability, and price-premium incentives
The idea that innovation in coffee means reinventing the wheel is not necessarily true: In the second Innovator Spotlight of our Innovation Series, we investigate a development project in Yemen started by Shabbir A. Ezzi, who is focused on improving both quality of coffee and quality of life without rewriting the history books in one of the world’s oldest coffee-producing countries….(read more)
Innovation: Processing techniques using advanced applied science—specifically Natural-Hydro-Honey, and other experimental methods
Young multigenerational coffee producer Elkin Guzman has always been interested in and drawn to applied science, and his approach to coffee is no different: He is inspired by methodical research and experimentation, and is something of a data nerd, especially when it comes to unlocking the secrets to top quality coffee. After watching a video presentation by Brazilian agro-engineer Dr. Flávio Borém…(read more)
Click below to read about the innovative contributions these individuals have made through coffee production, and stay tuned for more Innovation Spotlights as coffees from these producers arrive to our offerings.