• Africa
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters // Hair Bender

    Hair Bender

    Hair Bender is Stumptown Coffee’s most popular product, outselling all of their other coffees and being featured as the espresso choice in specialty coffee shops all over the country. Named for a long-shuttered beauty parlor that housed the first Stumptown location, Hair Bender was the very first blend that Stumptown-founder Duane Sorenson introduced to the world. […]

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  • Share Coffee Roasters // Rwanda Kanzu

    Rwanda Kanzu

    Over the last decades, quality coffee production in Rwanda has advanced substantially. Since being decimated by civil war and strife, coffee has become a major export in Rwanda, where more than three-quarters of its citizens subsist through agriculture. Investment in infrastructure to process coffee and close work with growers has increased production of specialty coffee, […]

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  • Joe Bean Roasters // Kenya Kabare

    kenya kabare

    Kenya Kabare cooperative and its farmer members have a rich history. Their first coffee trees were planted in 1954, and today the cooperative has grown to encompass an impressive eleven different wet mills: Kiringa, Konyu, Karani, Kiang’ombe, Kaboyo, Mukure, Mukengeria, Kimandi, Kathata, Kiangothe, and Kimiciri. The cooperative is located in the Gichugu Division of the Kirinyaga East […]

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  • Tinker Coffee Company // Malawi Misuku Cooperative

    Malawi Misuku Cooperative

    My first coffee from Malawi comes to us from the Malawi Misuku Cooperative, one of six cooperatives that come together to form the Mzuzu Coffee Planters Cooperative Union. The Mzuzu Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative works with 3000 producers from six villages in northern Malawi. The cooperative places an impressive and inspiring emphasis on rural and social development, with […]