Biocaf Sustainability Series

  1. Instant Coffee and the Environment

    Instant Coffee and the Environment

    Instant coffee consumption is on the rise. But is quick coffee helping or hurting our pursuit of environmental sustainability?
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  2. The Case for Cascara

    The Case for Cascara

    The coffee community presumes to be a champion of sustainability. Then why aren’t we using every part of the coffee cherry?
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  3. Proud Mary Chills Out - Why Nolan Hirte is Freezing Everything

    Proud Mary Chills Out - Why Nolan Hirte is Freezing Everything

    Can freezing your green coffee, roasted coffee and grinder really lead to tastier, more consistent coffee?
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  4. Partnerships in the Time of COVID: An Example from Kenya

    Partnerships in the Time of COVID: An Example from Kenya

    With coffee sales slumping and deforestation and poaching surging, "Ulinzi Conservation Coffee" may just save the coffee community and indigenous wildlife in Kenya.
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  5. Addressing Anti-Blackness in Specialty Coffee

    Addressing Anti-Blackness in Specialty Coffee

    Umeko Motoyoshi amplifies the voices and experiences of Black Specialty Coffee professionals and presents 10 actions that address anti-Blackness in coffee businesses.
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  6. Debunking Dairy Alternatives - Consciously Choosing a Plant-Based Milk Alternative

    Debunking Dairy Alternatives - Consciously Choosing a Plant-Based Milk Alternative

    Soy, almond and oat: sorting out which plant-based milk alternative is best for the environment, your health, and your coffee.
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  7. Measuring Coffee Extraction, and Why it Makes People Mad

    Measuring Coffee Extraction, and Why it Makes People Mad

    Knowing your coffee's TDS and extraction yield shouldn't just be for the coffee bros.
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  8. Certifications 101: An Introduction for Specialty Coffee Professionals

    Certifications 101: An Introduction for Specialty Coffee Professionals

    Exploring the differences between those labels on your coffee bag, and weighing whether their costs are worth the benefits.
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  9. Supporting Long-Term Viability at Origin: Sustainability in Sourcing

    Supporting Long-Term Viability at Origin: Sustainability in Sourcing

    By supporting projects at origin, investing in long-term relationships, and paying more for coffee, roasters can work with coffee producers to sustain the future of the industry.
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  10. Freezing Coffee at Home: Everything You Need to Know

    Freezing Coffee at Home: Everything You Need to Know

    Looking to extend the life of your coffee at home? Look no further than your kitchen freezer.
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