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  • Women sorting coffee cherries at RWACOF Group photo at Mushonyi Washing Station Rwanda Introducing Mushonyi: A Crop of Hope

    We are excited that we got our hands on a very special lot from Rwanda. This small East African country might not produce as much coffee as its neighbours Ethiopia or Kenya but it certainly is world class. For all coffee lovers who enjoy trying new flavours, you should definitely try this juicy, full-bodied bourbon. [...] Continue Reading
  • Jason Joffe with coffee farmers East Timor Interview with Jason Joffe

    “Hey guys, I’ve got a bean that I bet will catch your attention!” our friend Jason Joffe, a passionate green bean buyer,  excitedly announces on the phone. When he adds that it’s from Asia’s youngest country still off-the-beaten-track amongst origins, East Timor, we are all ears. But this is all about to change as more [...] Continue Reading
  • East Timor Hybrid Coffee Cherry Story Behind Goulala: Coffee Grown by Guerrilla Heroes

    My trip to Timor was planned as a follow up to check the progress of the first harvest under new development lines. I set off with excited apprehension as the Timor plans had only just unfolded a week prior, although many years in the making. This being my first origin trip working for MTC Sucafina, [...] Continue Reading
  • Ryan Stegert Clandestino Roasters Washed vs. Natural Coffee with Ryan Stegert

    Ryan Stegert or 'Steg' is the Head Roaster at Clandestino Roasters. He was the first employee when the roastery opened in 2011. Starting out as a Barista in our flagship cafe, over the years Steg's role at Clandestino has evolved, having continuously gone from strength to strength. He is our main man sourcing and choosing the [...] Continue Reading
  • Rebuild Women’s Hope: Helping Women Reclaim Their Life

    Rebuild Women's Hope Helping Women Reclaim Their Life Rebuild Women's Hope (RWH) was started by 28 year old Marceline Budza, who grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo during one of the most violent periods in the country's history. In fact it was due to the economic and social struggles faced by her mother that Marceline was [...] Continue Reading