Archive for October, 2004

Fair Trade Amplifications and Corrections

Fair Trade Amplifications and Corrections

Our last two review articles (Ethiopia and Kenya: The World’s Most Distinctive Coffees, October 2004, and The Fair-Trade Cup: Quality and Controversy, September 2004) contained three inaccuracies in regard to Fair-Trade coffees. In the September Fair-Trade article we wrote that in North America Fair-Trade-certified coffees are available from only three non-Latin-American origins: Sumatra, the Yirgacheffe/Sidamo […]

By October 16, 2004 Read Article
Ethiopia and Kenya: The World’s Most Distinctive Coffees

Ethiopia and Kenya: The World’s Most Distinctive Coffees

It’s something of a no-brainer to claim that Kenya and Ethiopia are the world’s two most distinctive (in other words, most different-tasting) coffee origins. Most cuppers would find it difficult to confidently identify the country of origin of a high-grown Central American coffee without a little help. (“A little too soft for a Costa Rica […]

By October 1, 2004 |Reviews Tasting Report