Brazil reports arabica surplus in 2013

The surprisingly parched grounds in Eastern Brazil have been worrying many coffee farmers for a while now, as large swathes of plants, and many companies futures, looked perilously close to failing. Thankfully the rains have arrived to the Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais coffee regions in Brazil, with early forecasts suggesting the world is in for another surplus year of Brazilian […]

State of emergency declared for Guatemalan coffee

Following on from the breaking news story yesterday that Central America’s coffee crops were being hit by coffee rust, today its been officially announced that Guatemala has declared a state of national agricultural emergency for its coffee crops. Guatemalan President, Otto Perez Molina, said “If we don’t take the needed measures, in 2013-2014 our production could drop by 40%”. […]

What is Blue Mountain Coffee

Blue Mountain coffee comes from the Jamaican ‘Blue Mountain’ region and is usually considered one of the most superior coffee tastes you’ll taste. Due to the near perfect ecology of the mountainous region, from the conditions in the soil to the altitude its grown at, the Jamaicans have been exporting this wonderful coffee all around the world […]