Henry Ford sparked the industrial revolution and it greatly impacted the coffee industry. Trucks allowed producers to move coffee around with ease and petroleum powered pulping machines made depulping coffee less laboring. Producers were able to process more volume every harvest.Read more
Want a Direct Trade Relationship with a Producer in Nicaragua?
Are you a roaster looking to connect with a producer in Nicaragua? We can guide you throughout the whole process from accomodation, meals and farm visits to cupping your favourite...Read more
Have You Tried Robusta Coffee?
Robusta plants are grown at lower altitudes than Arabicas and are less susceptible to pests and diseases. They require less attention from the farmer and have a higher yield potential.Read more
Why Are Proper Sorting Techniques Important?
To ensure the best quality specialty coffee, sorting during harvest and post-production is of the utmost importance. Only a few defective or low-quality beans can reduce the quality of an excellent lot.Read more
Producer Spotlight: Don Juan Ramón Diaz Suarez
In 2014 Don Ramón won the Cup of Excellence scoring a 90.37 with his Maracatu, a cross between the Catuai varietal and Maragogype, earning himself the Presidential award.Read more
La Finca Superfoods: What is Coffee Cascara?
A new superfood that aids in combating mental illnesses like depression and dementia.Read more
Chemical-Free Coffee Borer Beetle Insecticide
A natural solution to a pesky problem that can cause many health risks when using chemical insecticides. Watch the video...