Featured Coffee Spotlight

Fair Trade Organic Mexico Oaxaca Zapoteca

Organic Mexican Green Coffee Farmer and Specialty Coffee Importer Andrew Vournas

As the world’s 8th overall largest producer of coffee, Mexico’s role in the coffee trade cannot be understated. Throughout North America specialty coffee importers and green coffee traders are keenly aware of the importance of the southern ...

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Washed Guji’s: Father & Son Organic Ethiopian Coffees

Ethiopian Guji Growers

This month we’re very pleased to offer you two new fantastic, washed, organic Ethiopian coffees from two different wash stations in the West Guji Zone: the Read More

Tanzania Kibosho Peaberry Microlot

Tanzania Peaberry Kibosho Microlot

In northern Tanzania Mount Kilimanjaro reigns supreme. This extinct stratovolcano is the African continent’s highest peak (16,000 ft base to summit) as well as the source of a majority of Tanzania’s high quality arabica coffee, having been ...

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Costa Rica Microlot Coffee: El León De Heredia

Black & White Vintage Photo Costa Rican Coffee Growers El Leon De Heredia

In Costa Rica there are very few families with a history in coffee that dates back over a century to the 1880’s, when Costa Rica’s independence from Spain was still evolving and coffee exports were driving the nation towards a coffee-focuse...

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New Colombian Coffee Microlots

Colombian Coffee Farmer José Suárez & Family with Coffee Trees, Finca La Esperanza

As green coffee trading goes, we’re always on the lookout for those coffees that offer a little something extra to our roasters. This month we’re very excited to have secured a few limited volume, sustainably grown Colombian coffee microlot...

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Fair Trade Organic Papua New Guinea Purosa A

Coffee Grower Thatched Hut Home, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

We don’t like to play favorites when it comes to coffee, but many of you know that ever since our friend and long-time Papua New Guinea consultant,

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Our 2017 Marquis Coffee Lineup

Closeup of Coffee Cherries on the Vine in Papua New Guinea

We’ve been working overtime in our cupping room in order to bring you this year’s marquis coffee lineup of VCT exclusives. We have received advance samples from the farms for every single one of our marquis coffees, and over the past severa...

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Uganda’s Coffee Fields of Dreams

Coffee farmers kneeling down in a grove of healthy coffee trees protected by a natural shade canopy of tall forest trees in Kapchorwa Uganda

If you grow it, they will come

Over the past few years Uganda’s coffee producers have been establishing themselves as a leaders in African specialty coffee. It would seem producers have taken cues from the film Fi...

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Central American Specialty Coffee: When Does New Crop Ship?

Specialty green coffee in burlap sacks stacked at a warehouse in Goroka, Papua New Guinea

If accountants, logistics managers and supply people ran the coffee world, coffee shipments from coffee farms and mills would occur on a “just in time” timeline. Coffee would be produced year round and shipments would dispatched days before...

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