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Sumatra: Ulos Batak

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Bolivia: Julian Nina

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Peru: Organic Decaf

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Cup of Excellence Mexico 2013

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It was pretty much a dream to be able to represent Bird Rock Coffee Roasters internationally for my first project back. by Jocylynn Breeland, General Manager at Bird Rock Coffee Roasters.  This is Jocylynn’s third trip to origin and this trip was our first participating in the Cup of Excellence. Cup of Excellence (COE) is likely the most prestigious award that a coffee could receive and currently ten coffee growing countries participate in the event. The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) is a non-profit American company that works with the hosting place of origin to provide a country wide competition for the best coffees each year. The goal of COE and ACE is to advance coffee excellence worldwide. After rigorous evaluations and analyzing 1000′s of cups of coffee the winners in each country are announced. This competition allows the winning farmers to receive the highest premiums for their crop as the …

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Sourcing Green Coffee vs Buying Green Coffee

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Colombia – Second Colombia Origin Trip of 2013 There are easier ways to buy coffee than to make a trip to origin to source green beans.  The older I get, the more difficult these trips are.  Air travel is, simply, not pleasant.  While several airports have been stepping up their game with better amenities, a long flight is a long flight no matter how you look at it.  Even if I get a lucky upgrade to business class, the air in a plane cabin is always stale, the food always sub-par, the cabin over-crowded with rather un-happy travelers.  A hotel room in a major city is pretty much exactly like any hotel room, a “hotel room” in a rural area of a developing country can be much less exotic than camping with a lumpy (at best) dank mattress, bedbugs, and a cold-water shower first thing in the morning. Getting to …

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