13 Apr 2016
Leapfrogging into Specialty: Mexico’s Coop Sierra Mixteca de Yucuhiti
Mexican coffee used to be the bottom of the barrel in quality terms. A seasoned coffee trader told me once that importers used to refer to a container of low-grade Mexican coffee as a “box full...
19 Feb 2016
Nicaragua- Brisas del Mogoton and Exotic Varietals
posted by Badi Bradley
Our partner Badi Bradley, head of Caravela’s import operation in the US, captured an interesting exchange I had with Bayardo Jimenez of Finca Brisas del Mogotón and Roger Rodriguez of Beneficio...
16 Feb 2016
Revisiting a favorite, Nicaragua 2016
posted by Jamie Isetts
Our trip to Nicaragua represents the deepening of an existing relationship. The real fun starts when a coffee makes it through a season of serving and we can begin the cycle again with more...