Traveling With Purpose

By Tracy Ging, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, S&D Coffee and Tea Specialty pioneers broke new ground when they began traveling to origin. What once was a nameless and faceless commodity came alive with stories, photos, and relationships. Our sense of taste changed. Places, faces, pride, and familiarity now contribute to our definition of great coffee. Travel …

Salzburg Café Diaries: Searching for the “Coffee” in Coffeehouse

By Shauna Alexander Mohr, Consultant In June, just after the World 2012 Barista Championships concluded in Vienna, my family traveled to Salzburg. Intentionally, I didn’t ask around in advance about good cafés or roasters. Instead, I wanted Austria’s grand coffeehouse tradition to reveal itself spontaneously. This approach had worked for me a few years ago …

Being There: A Sensory Diary of a Trip to Brazil

By Christopher Schooley, Coffee Design & Experience Coordinator, SCAA, and Lily Kubota, Content & Communications Manager, SCAA Traveling to a coffee producing country is an experience like no other. Seeing coffee production first-hand and learning about coffee farming and processing are essential to understanding the supply chain and being able to communicate about our coffees …

Portfolio | Issue No. 5 | Business

As the demand for specialty coffee grows, so do the needs of our many coffee industry customers. To meet your growing needs, Hartley Transportation is committed to becoming the most knowledgeable and reliable transportation service provider to the coffee trade. With decades of experience in green coffee bean and processed coffee transportation, Hartley Transportation continues …