Archive for December, 2006

Price, Quality and Value: Questioning Competition Coffees

Price, Quality and Value: Questioning Competition Coffees

[In the following piece Kevin Knox, at various times coffee buyer for Starbucks and Allegro Coffee and well-known coffee writer, takes a controversial view of the new specialty coffee phenomenon of green coffee competitions and Internet auctions. His comments are aimed at roasting companies and green coffee buyers, but Coffee Review readers and consumer buyers […]

By December 2, 2006 |Reviews Tasting Report
Award-Winning Coffees of Central America 2006

Award-Winning Coffees of Central America 2006

For me, the most enjoyable aspect of this sampling of prize winners from Central American green coffee competitions was experiencing the pride and passion of the small North America roasters who purchased these coffees and roasted them. All of the samples arrived impeccably fresh, and with a couple of exceptions all were roasted within the […]

By December 2, 2006 |Reviews Tasting Report