A Cupper’s Journey – Article by Matt Daks in “Roast” Magazine

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A Cupper’s Journey – Article by Matt Daks in “Roast” Magazine

Matt Daks, Senior Green Coffee Trader at VSC, has a new article in the May/June 2015 “Roast” magazine! Check it out with the link below: A Cupper’s Journey

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“Roast” magazine features article by Matt Daks

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“Roast” magazine features article by Matt Daks

Matt Daks, Senior Green Coffee Trader at VSC, has a new article about the Kenyan coffee marketing system in the March/April 2015 “Roast” magazine! Check it out with the link below: To Market, To...

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Volcafe’s Erin Wang Wins 5th Annual U.S. Cup Tasters Championship

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Volcafe’s Erin Wang Wins 5th Annual U.S. Cup Tasters Championship

April 2013 in Boston, MA. Erin Wang of Molinos de Honduras, Volcafe’s company in Honduras, has been declared winner of the 5th Annual U.S. Cup Tasters Championship. The event is run by the Specialty Coffee Association of America – the world’s coffee knowledge leader and largest coffee trade association. 30 competitors participated in the event in hopes of being crowned the national champion, and to get the chance to represent the United States at the 2013 World Cup Tasters Championship to be held in Nice, France in June 2013. Despite...

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Volcafe Specialty welcomes Alvaro Reyes Jarquin!

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Volcafe Specialty welcomes Alvaro Reyes Jarquin!

Volcafe Specialty Coffee welcomes Alvaro Reyes Jarquin to the team! Alvaro will be based in Nicaragua and will be working with Volcafe Specialty and Expocert/Café Noble to improve quality control throughout the entire independent and cooperative supply chain, from harvest to export. He will be making regular visits to our partners in Honduras and Nicaragua to monitor and evaluate production processes, as well as cup with their quality control teams to ensure we are selecting and exporting the highest quality lots. Alvaro has 11 years of...

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Coffee Fest NY : March 8-10, 2013

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Coffee Fest NY : March 8-10, 2013

Coffee Fest NY : March 8-10, 2013

Are you registered for Coffee Fest NY? Early bird registration is available until February 17. Email sales@volcafespecialty.com to request your discount admissions coupon! Volcafe Specialty will be exhibiting at Booth #600. Come by and see us!

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VSC IMPARTS SEMINAR FOR FT CO-OPS IN NICARAGUA

Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in News | Comments Off on VSC IMPARTS SEMINAR FOR FT CO-OPS IN NICARAGUA

VSC IMPARTS SEMINAR FOR FT CO-OPS IN NICARAGUA

VOLCAFE SPECIALTY COFFEE PROVIDES TWO-DAY BUSINESS TRAINING SEMINAR FOR FAIR TRADE COOPERATIVE PARTNERS IN NICARAGUA Volcafe Specialty Coffee, in partnership with Café Noble y Expocert Café, provided a training for eleven Fair Trade coffee cooperatives in Nicaragua on September 19-20, 2012. The training, which took place in Esteli, was provided to strengthen cooperatives’ business and administrative skills. With the existing volatile market and increasing competition, it is Volcafe’s goal to provide partners at origin with the proper...

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Coffee Fest Seattle

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Coffee Fest Seattle

Ready for Coffee Fest Seattle 2012? It’s coming up September 21-23 at the Washington State Convention Center. Volcafe Specialty will be at booth #1025- hope to see you there!

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Update on East Coast Port Negotiations

Posted by on Sep 12, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Update on East Coast Port Negotiations

Progress is being made and the International Longshoremans Association and U.S. Maritime Alliance have agreed to extend the collective bargaining agreement 90 days, through Dec 29, so as not to interrupt port commerce. The agreement was set to expire on September 30. View full press release.

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Potential Port Strike for the U.S. East Coast

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Potential Port Strike for the U.S. East Coast

On August 22, talks between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX) broke down, despite making progress towards an agreement over these last several months.  Talks will resume on September 17, at the request of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). On September 30, the coast-wide master contract between the ILA and USMX will expire and, if there is no agreement by then, there is a potential for a strike or full lockout along the entire East Coast. If this occurs, ports...

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Welcome to Volcafe Specialty’s New Website

Posted by on Jan 29, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Welcome to Volcafe Specialty’s New Website

Announcing Volcafe Specialty’s new and improved website featuring: Easy access to our West Coast and East Coast offerings Who we are and how to contact us Important information and direct contact for buyers News section with interesting tidbits and more Plus current commodity price listings and other resources Take a look around and keep in touch here and via Facebook for more updates and services. Sincerely, The staff of Volcafe...

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