Fighting against Waste - Norway’s Unique Effort

Fighting against Waste - Norway’s Unique Effort This time we are looking at a very uncommon effort – because the waste we are talking about in this post is slightly different too. We are looking at food wastage and how a Norwegian chain of supermarket Lentusgruppen has come up with »

Aged Coffee

Ever wondered where the concept of aged coffee did come from? Historically it is traced back to the 16th century where the coffee shipments used to travel from the port of Mocha (now known as Yemen) all the way to Europe. It took several months for coffee to reach the »

Washed or Natural Processed Coffee?

To enter the specialty segment, coffee must score 80 or above during what is called cupping session. Washed coffee or wet processed coffee is well known for bringing home consistent and good results. Un-washed or naturally processed coffee on the other hand somehow usually doesn’t make the cut. Why »

Honey Bees and their decline

Angiosperms or commonly referred to as flowering plants have long established a mutual relationship with insects of the world. Insects have helped flowering plants evolve over a course of millions of years through furnishing cross pollination. Insects in turn fed on plant pollens, fruits and nectar etc and evolved along »

Soil management using farm waste- an affordable solution.

Soil management is an integral part of farming. The soil properties continually need to be improved and factors upon which soil fertility depends need to be administered. Two types of components are used to adjust soil properties; fertilizers and soil conditioners. Fertilizers are organic materials having a carbon-nitrogen ratio below »

Factors to be considered by coffee farmers

Environmental factors leave a great impact on the flavor a coffee bean may express. The topography, altitude and soil composition all determine the flavor profile of coffee beans belonging to that region. Every coffee cultivar has its specific taste and aroma, but same cultivar if grown in different regions of »

The Art of Hand Harvesting

Producing a great cup of coffee involves so many steps, no surprise there. Every step requires skill and not just roasting, or brewing. Early steps like harvesting the coffee cherries also play as determinant factor in how the final cup might taste like. The big challenge with coffee cherry harvest »