Introducing Firelight Coffee Sustainability Benchmarks

How do you know that the coffee you’re drinking is good? Not just that it tastes good, but that it is good—for the people who grow it, transport it, finance it, sell it, drink it, dispose of the waste from it, and anyone else involved in the whole supply chain. How do you know that […]

What is Free on Board (FOB) Price in Coffee?

Economic Sustainability: FOB Price Free on Board (FOB) price is becoming a standard reporting metric in the specialty coffee industry. Basically, this is the price paid for coffee once it gets on a container ship for transport. This price is listed on the shipping documents and is verifiable. The FOB price is a single number […]

Bunum Wo’s Unique Processing Method

We had the pleasure to chat with Vikram Patel of Benchmark Coffee Traders about Bunum Wo, a new coffee from Paupa New Guinea with a very unique method of processing.

Transforming the Kenyan Coffee Industry

How Francis Kungu of Jamii Coffee and his team are addressing the disparity in price and cost, the dropping quality level, and the threat of climate change to Kenyan coffee in a unique way. Francis’s Story It’s not often that we come across a coffee importer that is doing something genuinely different, but Francis with […]