Coffee scores carry the potential to give farmers vital information about the health of their plants and how to sell their coffee. But the impact of coffee scores on local economies and the environment can vary depending on access, education, and communication of scores throughout the coffee supply and consumption chain.
Biocaf Sustainability Series
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Soon Coffee in Canada serves some of the best coffees and does so with the mindset of inclusivity, approachability and sustainability, breaking down some of the barriers that are often associated with specialty coffee.
When people think about sustainability, the focus is usually on end-of-life outcomes for the products we use. Here’s how we at Urnex apply a holistic approach to product formulation, manufacturing and global logistics.
They’re commonly seen to be a ubiquitous part of the middle-class, suburban lifestyle; an innocuous status symbol that nevertheless proudly proclaims from its place on your kitchen or hotel room counter: “You’ve made it in life!”
In this article, we’re going to walk you through the science of frothing plant-based milk at home and offer some tips and techniques to get silky and delicious milk for your cappuccinos and lattes. We frothed and slurped a few dozen different plant milks, talked to experts, and developed a methodology to evaluate which milk is right for you.
If you’re brewing coffee at home, you can reuse your grinds for many purposes. Here are some ideas.
Alejandro Escobar, founder and owner of Pare de Dormir, finds value for his business, his customers, and the environment through a reusable packaging solution.
The newest Onyx cafe serves oat milk as the default for espresso drinks. What US Barista Champion and Urnex Ambassador Andrea Allen found were unique solutions to sustainability issues.
If you’ve heard of the hills of Nandi county, Kenya, it may be thanks to Eliud Kipchoge, a native of this region, who recently became the first person in the world to run a marathon in under two hours. But this part of western Kenya boasts another gem you may not have heard about: its coffee. Among the recent Kenyan entrepreneurs in Nandi county is Dr. Rosebella Langat, who, alongside her husband, started a coffee estate business named Chepsangor Coffee in 2018.
Give your coffee a second life by composting - Rory Van Grol of Ugly Duck Coffee will show you how.