Archive for January, 2010

Sunday Cupping in Olympia

Join Batdorf & Bronson’s green coffee buyer Bob Benck for a presentation on his recent travels in Costa Rica. This event will take place at Batdorf & Bronson’s Tasting Room, 200 Market St. NE, Olympia, WA (map) on Sunday, February 7 at 11:00 a.m. Bob will be discussing Costa Rica’s vibrant coffee culture, from a Read more

Coffee is No Longer King in Costa Rica

The last decade has definitely seen great change in Costa Rica’s coffee economy. Currently, coffee production accounts for less than 1% of the country’s GDP. In 2006 the figure was 2.7% and has quickly decreased since then. Computer chip production and tourism generate the bulk of the Costa Rica’s revenue. In 2000 Costa Rica exported Read more

Southeast Regional Barista Competition Comes To Atlanta

Southeast Regional Barista Competition Comes To Atlanta Championship to determine region’s best espresso professional The face you see behind the coffee counter each morning may be an up and coming barista champion, expertly concocting flawless espresso, creamy cappuccinos and intricate signature drinks. All will be revealed when baristas from across the Southeast gather in Atlanta Read more

Rwanda Buremera MIG

The Rwanda Buremera is a 100% Bourbon varietal that is grown in high altitude small farms in the hills of the Buremera region of Southeast Rwanda.