Kahwei Yoong

Should coffee roasters become Climate Neutral Certified?

A Climate Neutral Certification shows consumers that that roasters are doing their bit to reduce the growing threat of climate...

Are recyclable takeaway cups better than reusable ones?

Despite their popularity, reusable cups don't necessarily offer the environmental benefits of recyclable cups – but more must be...

Is the specialty coffee market accessible?

Since the 1990s, accusations of snobbery, elitism, and pretentiousness have plagued the specialty coffee...

A coffee roaster’s guide to the Cup of Excellence

Since its first edition in the late 1990s, the Cup of Excellence has grown to become one of the world's most prestigious coffee competitions....

How can the shape of a takeaway coffee cup influence flavour perceptions?

The shape of a takeaway coffee cup can have a significant influence on flavour perceptions, altering everything from sweetness to acidity....

How much should you sell your coffee for?

The price of your coffee should be based on several factors, including the volatility of the C market and the prices set by...

Is it better to sell ground coffee, whole bean, or both?

Whether to sell whole bean coffee, ground coffee, or both is a decision that all specialty roasters have to make. But which is...

A guide to roasting for coffee capsules

As the popularity of coffee capsules grow, more and more specialty roasters have started to offer their own versions....

Understanding the value of takeaway orders for coffee shops

Takeaway coffee provided a lifeline for many roasters and coffee shops during the pandemic and are likely to remain in place going...

What can coffee roasters learn from the wine industry?

From flavour descriptors to fermentation techniques, wine and coffee are constantly sharing and borrowing from each other to improve...

What is the value of competitions for coffee roasters?

From barista championships to brewers cups, competitions represent the most important dates in a calendar month for many coffee...

How could COP26 impact coffee businesses?

Many of the decisions made at the long-awaited COP26 will inevitably have knock-on effects for the coffee industry as a...

What can coffee roasters do to prepare for a busy holiday season?

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for coffee roasters and therefore it's vital to make the necessary...