Have you ever heard about the island, country and nation called São Tomé and Príncipe? Most people have no clue where it is or even if it exists. That’s what exactly happened to me when I was planning my trip to African continent to learn more about specialty coffee scene and their rise to the … Continue reading The hidden coffee part of the world. São Tomé and Príncipe.
Cuba is the most fascinating country to visit, and not due to embargo and disgraceful economic blockade imposed by imperialistic American Government but for its charm, beauty, warm hospitality, and pride of Cuban people to preserve their identity in spite of American failure to take down the Castro regime and impose its own capitalistic ideology … Continue reading Coffee sector of Cuba
There are coffee regions we know well, but there are regions where violence, accessibility, and poverty have detrimentally affected coffee production. In this post, we’ll highlight different coffee-producing countries and discuss the struggles producers face and how baristas, and various nonprofit organizations are helping to make coffee from these countries viable, more profitable, and available … Continue reading Struggling to Build Specialty in Nepal
In February 2016 I had a pleasure to meet the wonderful and powerful woman in the coffee industry of Ecuador. Her name is Ena Galletti. She runs her specialty coffee shops in the capital of Quito and also works with different coffee producers around Ecuador to select the best the country can offer for the … Continue reading Ena Galletti. The woman in coffee. Ecuador
Hacienda La Papaya. Ecuador Hacienda La Papaya located in the Saraguro region of Ecuador. Back in March 2016 I visited Hacienda La Papaya and based on that time I want to share with you the beauty of this farm. This is absolutely magnificent and well-organized farm I saw in Ecuador. Juan Francisco Peña Guillen … Continue reading Hacienda La Papaya. Ecuador