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The Specialty Coffee Association of America
This site is a goldmine of information and resources.
The Devil's Cup
Coffee history and culture wrapped up in a physical and historical roadtrip, from Ethiopia to Seattle.
Micheal Griffin's site. "Coffee Research details several aspects of coffee,
espresso, agriculture, and coffee sciences." Mike likes to consider his site
the single best site for detailed explanations about coffee preparation,
espresso preparation and cupping.
Best Investments Coffee Newsletter.
More coffee info than you can shake a stick at.
Ristretto has an interesting coffee timeline.
Green coffee and tea trading and information platform. This business-to-business
e-commerce Web site offers a complete community for industry professionals
to conduct all commercial business activities in a secure and efficient
Manufacturers of plantation machinery.
These pages may offer some insight into how coffee is processed on a large
Steaming Bean Coffee Company
This site has some well written descriptions of common coffee terms, and a
coffee news section with links to coffee current events.
Coffee and Caffiene FAQ
THE Coffee and Caffiene FAQ
This page within Thanksgiving Coffee Company's site will take you to information on coffee growing regions, processing, and images of the people.
"iCoffee is dedicated to serving the needs of the global coffee industry, from growers to roasters to retailers. The real-time news and price gathering of Dow Jones Newswires have been harnessed to the statistical vaults of the International Coffee Organization in a unique public/private cooperative venture that will benefit traders and researchers alike. iCoffee is a new service that we expect to develop into a world center for the exchange of coffee information. "
The Coffee Experts
"The Coffee Expert's of Victoria B.C. are six men and women dedicated to the promotion of coffee
in all its forms and the perfection of the processes of roasting, storage, grinding and brewing of
this popular beverage. Our group consists of serious coffee gourmets and roasting professionals who
make it their business to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to good coffee."
Mostly Italian Coffee
A Swedish site about Italian coffee.
Ivo van der Putten
Detailed information on the business of coffee
The University of California Sustainable Agriculture and Education
The Department of Agriculture/ Malaysia
A Botanical description of a coffee plant. Also cloning , harvesting,
The Holland Coffee Group
Goto the coffee globe from the "beans" link for lots of statistics and info on various regions. The group is dedicated to serving the growing needs of the Specialty Coffee Industry with offices in Amsterdam, New York and San Francisco.
Go to the "roastmasters corner", also read about roast grade
descriptions and charactistics of their beans.
Christopher Schaefer, aka The Great Gonzo
A Personal Homepage for Christopher Schaefer, aka The Great Gonzo.Home coffee roasting information and insight.
Coast 100% Kona Coffee
Do you have a question or comment about coffee farming, processing, roasting, blending, -- or
anything coffee-related? Maybe a favorite recipe? Join the discussion on the Coast Coffee Forum,
our own area for talk about coffee. Roger Coggburn is a coffee farmer and processor and, as the
head of Coast 100% Kona Coffee, a wholesaler and distributor as well. His farming methods are
organic, and he sun-dries the coffee beans, a practice which illustrates his handcrafted approach
to the art and science of coffee farming. (plus a slide show of images.)
There is a good Q & A section here. Click on "About
Sustainable Harvest- Organic Coffees
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Co. is a San Francisco-area green coffee importer and a leading supplier of certified shade-grown, certified-organic and sustainable coffees to the U.S. market.
Equal Exchange was founded in 1986 to create a new approach to trade, one that includes informed consumers, honest and fair trade relationships and cooperative principles. As a worker-owned co-op, we have accomplished this by offering consumers fairly traded gourmet coffee direct from small-scale farmers in Latin America and Africa.
The Songbird Foundation
It is the Songbird Foundation's hope that by enlisting the support of
musical artists and their audiences that we may more quickly create a
dialogue on these important issues, and begin to create demand in the
market place for sustainable products such as shade grown and organic
A Brazilian site in Spanish and English, this is a coffee industry site describing methods and
factors in Brazilian coffee production. AVI and MOV format videos can be downloaded which show
ecological production processes.
This French site is/has a search engine, just type "cafe" for links to French (Canadian) and French (France) coffee links.
In English or Spanish
CONICAFE is an Organization, which facilitates and coordinates the Nicaraguan Government Policies on the Coffee Sector, within the producing, milling, exporting and roasting process of the CAFE DE NICARAGUA.
Go to 'Site Search' and search 'coffee' for an article relating to coffee and
Marc Claes Coffee Page
Images of professional roasting equipment, and a long list of links.
This is a large importer of green coffee. Take a look at the "Spot Sheet" as an example of the varieties of coffee available in the world. Also the essays on coffee and growing regions are great.
Kaffe - En Studie I Svart - Huvudsidan
This appears to be a fairly heavy duty analysis of coffee. Swedish
Regniga dagar i november kan vara skadliga för hälsan, något som två
oskyldiga teknister fick erfara efter en dylik dag 1993 då de ifrågasatte vad de
egentligen sörplade i sig flera gånger per dag. Denna enkla fråga resulterade
i denna otroliga vetenskapliga rapport som rönt stort intresse världen över.
Wired Java Fanatic
A wonderful site full of coffee info
This is Gard Foods new address.
It's is a terrific source of information about coffee in general. They
do have ten pound quantities of coffee to be had, but it is intended for
the professional coffee roaster. Go for the info.
Stephen's Coffee Home Page
My site is devoted to the art of roasting, brewing, and drinking espresso.
I have links to various espresso resources on the web, including La Pavoni
and retail espresso company links. Constanze Coffee, CO. - Burlingame
Some interesting coffee related articles.
This is a beautifully designed site. Within the articles there are very useful
links to maps and statistics from past issue of National Geographic.
This wins the prize for the coolest site ever. "Zap across different channels to discover the
hidden worlds of coffee." (do it with the fastest computer you can find)
One heckuva long list of links. Among others are many sources for locating cafes in your area.
Welcome to Coffee Coffee! We are proud to be your source for everything
coffee. For coffee knowledge, visit the Coffee Library.
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The Web's Independent Forum for
Coffee Issues. Coffee Contact is a forum for issues concerning coffee
production, growers' cooperatives, roaster marketing, and coffee
certification: organic, fair trade, and shade-grown coffee.
Coffee Science Source
The Coffee Science Source (CSS) was created by the National Coffee
Association to gather and disseminate
the most up-to-date information on coffee, caffeine and health in the
United States. The CSS is designed to assist print, radio and television
media professionals in the development of stories about coffee, caffeine
and health. This information is
collected from scientific journals, industry, reports and other reputable
National Coffee Association
Coffee information for the public, coffee industry, and association members.
Great coffee updates and top stories.
The International Coffee Organization
Specialty Coffee Association of Europe
"The trading, roasting, brewing, serving and enjoying of fine coffees has long
traditions and strong roots in Europe. On this background it is with the
greatest pleasure we these days are witnessing an even further expantion of
our favourite beverage: The perfect cup of coffee."
The Insitute for Organic Agriculture, University Bonn, Germany
Norwegian Coffee Association
In Norwegian. Hvordan lage en god kopp kaffe...
Trade shows, on-line cybershow, training seminars. This site can be a good source for locating the manufacturers of items, but be aware that this site is focused on wholesale markets rather than retail. It looks like this site may be fairly new, as some catagories have few entries.
The Pacific Coffee Association
Since 1932, the Pacific Coast Coffee Association (P.C.C.A.) has strived to encourage growth and
prosperity in the coffee business. As we enter our 68th year as a business trade association, we
continue to celebrate and support all businesses and entities operating in the coffee industry.
Green Coffee Association
"To maintain just and equitable principles and establish uniformity of
commercial usage among its members; to provide and regulate a suitable room or
rooms for the uses of the Association; to acquire, preserve and distribute
valuable business information; and to adjust controversies and
misunderstandings between its members; to correct abuses and generally
increase and benefit the coffee business."
The Kona Coffee Council
The Kona Coffee Council is a volunteer, non-profit community-based organization of coffee farmers, processors and others involved in the coffee industry. It began in 1985 with the mission to promote, protect and educate about 100% Kona Coffee.
TransFair USA is a non-profit monitoring organization which certifies that
participating traders are following fair trade guidelines. Fair Traders return
up to 40 percent of the retail price of an item to the producer. They work
with producer co-operatives that use democratic principles to ensure that working conditions are safe and dignified, and that producers have a say in how their products are created and sold. Co-operatives are encouraged to provide
benefits such as health care, child care and access to loans. They encourage producers to reinvest their profits into their communities.
"Coffee Kids is an international non-profit organization established to
improve the quality of life for children and families who live in
coffee-growing communities around the world."
(maybe not strictly home roasting, but fun and useful)
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Coffee Culture Magazine
" The only publication covering the coffee and tea industry in Canada"
"Coffee, Tea, and Community"
Coffee & Cuisine Magazine
Coffee & Cuisine is dedicated to the natural synergy of the coffee, food and beverage industry. Each month contains up to date information on all aspects of building and running a successful business.
Coffee Talk, Coffee and Cuisines's Online Magazine
Coffee & Cuisine magazine is an international trade publication serving the
specialty coffee, food and beverage industry.
Fresh Cup Magazine
The Voice of the Specialty Coffee & Beverage Industry
Cafe Online Magazine
Featuring About Coffee, a comprehensive overview of coffee culture by
Kenneth Davids; Professional Espresso, hosted by espresso pro David Schomer;
and The BUZZ Shot, coffee humor by cartoonist Brian Williamson.
Virtual Coffee Newsletter, Bellisimo's Newsletter
Virtual Coffee is the on-line magazine coffee consumers turn to for the latest
definitive information about specialty coffee. Every issue contains columns by
the industry's foremost experts, up-to-date news on industry events, trends,
products and people, insightful features on the world of coffee, photos,
links, reviews, tips and much more!
Bellissimo Coffee Info Group
This is probably the best single site for coffee information. Bellissimo has developed Coffee Universe as a service for the specialty coffee industry and coffee lovers worldwide. Our mission is to boldly go where no other coffee Web site has gone before. This "out-of-this-world" Web site contains information about every aspect of coffee, and our intent is to elevate appreciation and awareness of quality coffee globally.
Belliissimo's more commercial site. A good source for books and tapes.
Specialty Coffee Retailer Magazine
Specialty Coffee Retailer provides timely, relevant and useful information
about the profitable operation of a coffeehouse, coffee bar, or coffee cart.
Specialty Coffee Retailer is the business monthly for the specialty coffee
The Tea and Coffee Trade Journal
Tea and Coffee is an international trade magazine that covers trends and current issues.
The history of coffee and romance of the cafe. Caf Magazine is updated irregularly. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please send us a note giving your name and address (both postal and e-mail).