Un año después: #DíaNacionalCafé e #InternationalCoffeeDay

Hace justo un año, escribí sobre el DíaInternacionaldelCafé. Estados Unidos como es ya costumbre desde el 2005, celebra el 29 de septiembre del Día Nacional del Café, mientras que gracias a la iniciativa de la Organización Internacional del Café, OIC, el primer Día Internacional del Café se celebrará el 1o. de Octubre. Estas fechas coinciden … More Un año después: #DíaNacionalCafé e #InternationalCoffeeDay

Kew Gardens – Beyond the Gardens – The Forgotten Home of Coffee

An easy to comprehend introduction to coffee Arabica specie, where it comes from, why is it unique, how weather variability affects it and what is being done to protect it from extinction. Research is one of the most difficult to achieve objectives due to lack of financial resources. Recently, World Coffee Research announced a check … More Kew Gardens – Beyond the Gardens – The Forgotten Home of Coffee

Back in time nourishing the present in coffee

Coming back to SCAA in Boston made me realize how time has gone. First time I ever attended SCAA was when I was working with the Guatemalan Coffee Growers Association in 1999. Liz Rodriguez, how was then the marketing coordinator, asked me to organize Guatemala’s participation at the exhibition in Philadelphia. It was a lot … More Back in time nourishing the present in coffee

Yes, Guatemala is having a Barista Championship

Tal y como lo estás leyendo! Contra todo pronóstico, Guatemala realizará el IX Campeonato de Baristas del 5 al 7 abril, de 10:00 a 18:00, en Fontabella, uno de los centros comerciales más elegantes de América Central. La recién integrada organización guatemalteca Eventos Cafés Especiales (ECEG) aceptó la maratón de la organización y el cumplimiento … More Yes, Guatemala is having a Barista Championship

A journey to discovering exemplary coffee in Guatemala

Featuring: El Guatalón and Annexes, Santa Rosa, Guatemala The road drags you to a landscape of unsuspected beauty. The dirt disguises every mile like daring your imagination to find what you think is an ideal terrain for growing such a noble bean. The narrower the path, the wider view posing with luxuriant nature and magnificent … More A journey to discovering exemplary coffee in Guatemala

Is the coffee sector ready for the top ten global trends? Part II

Following my previous post about the coffee sector and the top ten global trends published by The Economist, November 26, I will describe three more global trends and my opinion about how coffee has adapted them or how will it prepare for the future. 5.“The new space race:  Pushing the frontiers of technology once again”. As … More Is the coffee sector ready for the top ten global trends? Part II