Culture

The Mystery And Majesty Of Coffee Milk

Outside of New England, ask 10 people about coffee milk, the official "state drink" of Rhode Island, and you’ll get seven or eight blank stares.

3 months ago

Coffee Farmers and COVID

Many coffee farmers experienced a decrease in income during the pandemic resulting in drop in production.

3 months ago

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 …

7 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. 

 

7 months 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

The Importance of Connecting with Customers

I like to say that in business, “relationships are revenue.” Relationships with customers, suppliers, partners, colleagues, potential customers, or even …

1 year ago

Erna Knutsen 1921-2018

To mark the second anniversary of Erna’s passing, the following from 2018. By the time I met Erna Knutsen in …

1 year ago

Sweet Brew Coffee: A Sweeter Brew for All

Thank you to our guest blogger, Zoe Maddison, Group PR Manager in London for Olam International.  “Complex, juicy, with citrus and …

2 years ago