Coffee News Recap, May 28: Brazilian Specialty Coffee Association turns 30, 2021 Coffee Retail Summit announced & other stories

Every Friday, Perfect Daily Grind rounds up the top coffee industry news from the previous week. Here are this week’s stories. Monday, 24 May – Jaguar Siembra releases Colombian Specialty Coffee for Biodiversity to support indigenous farmers. The Colombian micro lot scored 87+ points; sales will help finance the planting…

How is Malaysia’s coffee culture evolving?

In Kuala Lumpur today, specialty coffee shops are not an uncommon sight. Despite the historic popularity of the traditional kopitiam, things are starting to change. Chains and independent cafés are changing the way many Malaysians consume coffee in public. Increased rental prices and wider changes in global coffee consumption are…

What is excelsa coffee?

Discovered in Africa at the turn of the 20th century, excelsa coffee is a unique, resilient, and productive species, despite its minimal presence in the global coffee market. Little information about how much of it is traded, roasted, or brewed is available, since it moves only in very small quantities. …