Karmen Yoong

Karmen has been a writer for MTPak Coffee for several years and is very passionate about her craft.

Are coffee mailer boxes environmentally friendly?

Coffee mailer boxes have become the go-to packaging option for e-commerce sales, but are they environmentally friendly?...

How to personalise your custom coffee mailer boxes

Roasters who personalise custom coffee mailer boxes can help increase customer engagement and loyalty while boosting brand awareness....

Should roasters invest in disposable bamboo coffee cups?

Disposable bamboo coffee cups may be one of the most effective alternatives to single-use plastic items....

What are the ideal cups for consumer cupping sessions?

Consumer cupping sessions may help roasters and cafe expand their profits and educate the local specialty coffee community....

How is the rising cost of green coffee affecting roasters?

The increase in the price of green coffee threatens the entire market and all players across the supply chain will feel the...

Understanding Middle Eastern coffee roasting trends

As an emerging coffee market, the Middle East offers attractive business opportunities for specialty coffee roasters....

How to add sweetness to a coffee blend

A growing number of roasters are striving to determine how to add sweetness to coffee blends in order to appeal to the wider specialty coffee market....

How important is calculating loss in coffee roasting?

Two coffee professionals discuss moisture loss during coffee roasting and how it can affect coffee roasters and their profit...

How can roasters improve their approach to sourcing coffee?

Roasters must improve their approach to sourcing coffee and adopt better practices in order to meet consumer demands and ensure the coffee sector continues to flourish....

A guide to visually spotting green coffee defects

Defective beans can significantly affect a coffee’s flavour, and so roasters should be able to visually spot green coffee defects....

A pocket guide to roasting Mocha Java coffee beans

Mocha Java blends continue to be widely offered by roasters and coffee shops thanks to its distinct and harmonious flavour...

What are “exotic” coffee varieties & how should you roast them?

As exotic coffee varieties begin to emerge on the market, roasters must determine the optimal roast profile to develop the unique flavours of the beans....

Why is it so difficult for Malaysian coffee roasters to import green coffee?

Importing green coffee into Malaysia has been notoriously difficult as it requires traders to be registered, have various trading licences, and adhere to strict regulations....