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, »

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 »

Fighting La Roya Organically

La Roya or Coffee Leaf rust is a fungal disease that has been stirring serious trouble in coffee producing communities for a couple of years now. 2012-2014 were the years Central American coffee producing regions were severely affected by the outbreak of the fungus. Since then many research centers and »

Cupping

To enter the specialty sector of coffee market; coffee beans must go through the cupping and grading sessions. However the growers; the farmers aren’t trained in these areas. Most farmers don’t even roast their beans. There is a lot of work that goes into the beans before roasting »

Coffee and Climate

The climate change is here. Natural catastrophes used to be abnormalities are becoming more like patterns. Temperatures are rising and the land availability is becoming a huge. Deforestation for agriculture and domestication is severely damaging the weather patterns and disasters like tsunami that are potentially resisted by mangroves are causing »

France says: NO!

France says NO to plastic by making an environment friendly decision by banning all disposable (plastic) utensils, cups and plates by 2020. The materials to be used then will have to be bio-degradable and biologically sourced. Plastic shopping bags have already been banned in July from the supermarket check-out counters »

1Million Women Empowered, 3 Million trees planted

JMC is a home-grown social enterprise dedicated towards not only ethical and sustainable sourcing of coffee but also works towards diminishing the existent gender bias in the coffee supply chains, historically established by men and run by men. In the process they hope to make great progress on saving the »