An invitation to Paradise from our CEO

As my business continues to evolve, I often get caught up in the moment — thinking about all the details, all the good and bad that come with our rapid growth and that keep me striving for more. But it is during my frequent travels, often looking out an airplane window, »

Our first café is making us proud- As seen in Dwell

These past years have been the most incredible journey for us at Coperaco and as we grow we see small and big dreams come to live. With our first café we are able to share our home with the public and do what we do best, the art of coffee. »

The art & science of roasting beans

As a roaster you may encounter coffee beans coming from different regions of the world and as similar as all the beans might appear at a glance (particularly to a layperson) a roaster knows how big of a difference it is. Around the globe several countries produce coffee. These are »

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 »

Shade Grown Coffee- Benefits to the Environment

Whether does the shade grown coffee taste better or not, there are whole bunch of reasons why we should, as customers, opt for it. Many species of living organisms are going extinct. Not just the polar bear that need a certain kind of climate to survive – but many bird and »

Flaws in green coffee that could make or break a good cup

There are many flaws roasters and producers find in green beans. There can be various reasons behind those flaws. Good thing is all defects are identifiable so the more educated the roaster easier it is to avoid those defects and beware about them. This article discusses green coffee bean flaws »

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 »

Origin and Expansion of Coffee across the Globe

With the word coffee, images like an espresso shot, latte art or disposable cup of some popular global coffee chain may come to a person’s mind. But ever wondered why the best coffee beans are named “Arabica”? What today is considered the popular drink of the western world used »

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 »

Nicaragua Coffee

One of the poorest members of Latin America, Nicaragua grows some amazing coffee. Located to the north of and just beside Costa Rica, its economy relies greatly on agriculture and 50% of Nicaragua’s exports come from agriculture sector. Nicaragua has plenty of lakes and volcanoes on its land. The »