Sustainability & Supply Chain

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How arabica-robusta blends can save coffee shops

Jordan Montgomery speaks with Michał Sowiński of MAMAM Coffee about how arabica-robusta blends can help coffee shops combat the pressure of rising costs... Read more
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In the coffee industry, sustainability is about to get serious

Former café owner and senior manager at Redemption Roasters, Ben Mitchell, discusses why a new wave of regulations and changing consumer behaviour are about to shake up the coffee industry forever. .. Read more
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The power of photography: Putting female coffee farmers on the map

Gabriella Oakley speaks with Lucia Bawot about her new photography book, 'We Belong: An Anthology of Colombian Women Coffee Farmers', and why reflecting the hard work of female coffee farmers is crucial to the future of the industry... Read more
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What should the fourth wave of coffee focus on?

Jordan Montgomery speaks with Vladyslav Demonenko of Fjord Coffee Roasters about what the fourth wave of coffee will look like – and whether it is heading in the right direction... Read more
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Coffee capsules are convenient – but at what cost to the environment?

Anay Mridul speaks with circular economy expert Piotr Barczak to determine the true environmental impact of the world’s obsession with coffee capsules... Read more
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‘Coffee Is Broken’: Behind Pact Coffee’s powerful marketing campaign

Benedict Smith speaks with Will Sowerby of Pact Coffee about why the industry needs to shake up its approach to marketing coffee... Read more

Is it time to stop comparing arabica and robusta coffee?

Jordan Montgomery speaks with Gio Hidalgo of Latitud 0° and Will Frith of Building Coffee about why pitching arabica against robusta is a false dichotomy... Read more
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Pricing coffee: Is it time to rethink how we charge customers?

Matt Haw speaks with Emma Baker of Smokin’ Bean about the search for a more effective model of pricing coffee... Read more
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Why inflation could be worse for UK coffee shops than the pandemic

Michelle Anindya speaks with coffee consultant Paul Ashby to find out how coffee shops can show the same resilience they did during the pandemic... Read more
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Was the WBC right to change its rules on plant-based milks?

Jenna Gottlieb chats with UCC Switzerland’s managing director, Andre Eiermann, to discuss how consumer attitudes towards dairy are putting pressure on coffee competition organisers... Read more