Articles by Olam Specialty Coffee

Articles by Olam Specialty Coffee

Millennials and Coffee: The Power of Visual & Viral Marketing

During a trip to London many years ago, not long after finally trading in my Blackberry for an early model …

9 months ago

Olam’s Own Byron Holcomb Awarded Rare “Expert” Certification

What does one do with a degree in biology? Well, if you’re Byron Holcomb, you take a job as a barista, then you work in production for a coffee roaster, then you become a green buyer for a large coffee roaster, and then you move to Brazil to work with coffee farmers on improving quality. 

 

9 months ago

All About Brazilian Coffee: Its History, Evolution, and Importance at Olam

Latin America is certainly known for its wide variety of coffee-producing countries, and Brazil is no exception. Coveted for its often nutty and savory profile, Brazilian coffee is unique in many ways...

 

11 months ago

Through a Coffee Colored LENS: Olam Doubles Down on its Commitment to Sustainable Coffee

‘Coffee LENS’ - standing for ‘Livelihoods, Education and Nature at Scale’- sets Olam Coffee’s first formal sustainability targets for 2025 across its global, direct coffee supply chain, covering 18 origins.

1 year ago

Costa Rican Coffee: A Look Back at Its Rich History

While the history of Costa Rican coffee is the subject of some debate, it is generally estimated that coffee came to Costa Rica as early as 1779. Within 50 years, Costa Rican coffee beans were generating more revenue than any other crop.

1 year ago

Colombian Coffee: The Complete Guide

When the first 100% Colombian coffee commercial featuring Juan Valdez aired in 1960, commercial coffee production in Colombia was just …

1 year ago

How Well Do You Know Your Green Coffee? Check Out this Tip Sheet from Our Top Lots Before Olam’s Green Friday

When the first 100% Colombian coffee commercial featuring Juan Valdez aired in 1960, commercial coffee production in Colombia was just …

1 year ago

International Coffee Day: How a 'Coffee Data Shop' is Helping Reimagine Sustainability.

To celebrate International Coffee Day we welcome guest blogger, Juan Antonio Rivas, Senior Vice-President Sustainability, Olam Coffee. With young people …

1 year ago

Small holders in San Juan de la Montaña, Peru: On the Way to Specialty

We are happy to welcome Juan Jose as a guest blogger for our second blog on Peru. Juan is the …

1 year ago