jul
30th
2022



MICROLOTS IN THE SPECIALTY COFFEE MARKET

In the last years, the term microlot has become more frequent in the specialty coffee market. Quality, traceability and size are the main criteria taken into account when cataloguing these lots. Moreover, there is no general agreement on what exactly a microlot is and this term can have different meanings throughout the supply chain.

jun
08th
2022



CAFÉ DE COLOMBIA: IDENTITY SIGN

Colombia is a country committed to the quality of its coffee, which is constantly improving with the aim of maintaining and increasing the level of its cup profiles. Xorxios’ relationship with Colombia started in 2008. Since then, we have shared experiences and got to know the daily work of the Colombian coffee farmer through producers and cooperatives with whom we have created long-term trust-based relationships.

apr
26th
2022



DETERMINING SPECIALTY COFFEE QUALITY. PHYSICAL ANALYSIS AND GREEN COFFEE DEFECT GUIDE

How is the quality of a coffee determined, and at what point in the production chain does this take place? To determine the quality of a coffee, we have different standards whose compliance establishes and differentiates the different classifications that we usually find in the coffee trade. From the farm to roasting, speciality coffee complies with strict physical and sensory standards that guarantee its superior quality.

mar
07th
2022



COFFEE TRADING: FROM CHERRY TO GREEN. ROADMAP TO A COMPLEX JOURNEY

From the moment the cherries are harvested by the farmer until the coffee arrives in consuming countries as ready-to-roast green coffee, there are a multitude of factors that affect the supply chain. Processing, transport, storage and documentation are just some of these variables that influence FOB, SPOT or final selling prices, which can be very different for each imported coffee.

feb
3rd
2022



ETHIOPIA: TRADITION TURNED INTO EXCELLENCE

Ethiopia usually is the 5th or 6th largest coffee producer in the world and today is is known for producing some of the best coffees in the world. Tradition is an important aspect in this country, linked to its centuries-old coffee production. A country where nature and low human intervention lead to extraordinary results.

dic
27th
2021



COFFEE CUPPING

Coffee cupping has become a fundamental work tool for the coffee sector´s professionals and maintaining a stable cupping protocol contributes to a more accurate evaluation of coffee quality. Determining this quality is fundamental at all stages of the suply chain and contributes to a more responsible and equitable trading environment.



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