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Good-Bye Bali, Good Morning Vietnam!

Good-Bye Bali, Good Morning Vietnam!

With Bali behind me, it was now Vietnam I was going to spend a short week visiting. Vietnam is the 2nd largest producer of coffee today, they produce mostly Robusta but have developed Arabica plantations in the last decade. Today, Arabica volume represent about 3.4% ( 1 million 132.28 lb. bags ) of the total […]

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Bali, Indonesia – An Island of Happiness and Joy!

Bali, Indonesia – An Island of Happiness and Joy!

This week I have been touring through Bali in Indonesia and decided to visit a small coffee farm just 35 miles inland from the Capitol city Denpasar. Almost everywhere you travel in Bali, various farms or coffee stations offer the Kopi Luwak coffee at quite exaggerated prices such as $ 5.00 per 4 oz shot. […]

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The Sauterne and Origami Arabica Crop – Brazil’s Drought Situation in Coffee

The Sauterne and Origami Arabica Crop – Brazil’s Drought Situation in Coffee

April 8th, 2014. I have just returned from my tour through the Strictly Soft, Fine Cup and Specialty grade regions of Brazil. The South of Minas Gerais holds the record of highest density of coffee tree population in the world, also the first producer in volume of fine Arabica beans in Brazil/world. The plantations between […]

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Spring is just around the corner, coffee consumption remains intense.

Spring is just around the corner, coffee consumption remains intense.

Although a great part of the continent does not indicate Spring is coming, the calendar and the official “Summer Time” schedule tell us that soon, we should enjoy milder temperatures and greener sceneries. For now, It remains “Coffee Weather ” and consumption will probably hit record figures if one considers the comfort hot coffee provided […]

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WD News

Last Antigua of the Season!!

Last Antigua of the Season!!

Our Guatemala Antigua “ACATE” has just arrived into the Annex. Take a look at our Offer List and call us for details!

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Our Tarrazú “La Pastora” has arrived to the west coast

Our Tarrazú “La Pastora” has arrived to the west coast

We have cupped the Tarrazu’ arrival and found it to be “Outstanding”! Other Origins such as Guatemala Genuine Antigua Acate and Huehuetenango are also arriving in the next week. From Brazil and from Colombia, we have some exciting lots from NUCOFFEE and MCC. Please call or email for samples and pricing.

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Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué at SCAA’s Greatest Event Ever!

Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué at SCAA’s Greatest Event Ever!

Nucoffee and Wolthers Douqué hosted 25 Brazilian coffee producers and Cooperative Presidents at the Nucoffee Booth during the SCAA Conference and Exhibition in Seattle this past weekend. The entire Brazilian fine quality Arabica Coffee Belt was represented by these special guests. We also had the opportunity to meet with most of our roaster clients attending […]

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Different Coffees From Different Origins

Different Coffees From Different Origins

New crop Brazilian Micro Lots from NUCOFFEE and MCC Colombian Huila Micro Lots have opened the opportunity for additional Origins into our Offer List. We now also carry Costa Rica La Pastora – COOPETARRAZU from the San Marcos de Tarrazu region arriving in April. Genuine Antigua Acate and Pastoral as well as SHB EP Huehuetenango […]

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Industry News

Countdown to SCAA 2014

Countdown to SCAA 2014

Only 18 days to the SCAA Event in Seattle! We will be there at the NUCOFFEE Booth # 14.105, come and talk to us regarding the latest news from Brazil and Colombia. Come and meet the NUCOFFEE and Wolthers Douque Teams. See you in Seattle! Christian Wolthers

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Carnival in Brazil while rains return over the Coffee Belt

Carnival in Brazil while rains return over the Coffee Belt

While most Brazilian producers and exporters enjoy the Carnival holidays, rains have fallen with relative abundance over the majority of the Arabica coffee areas. This is the second rain wave in less than 10 days and will certainly help to interrupt the progressive negative impact caused by the severe drought and low humidity indexes that […]

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First Episode: Chasing The Roya, Closing the Cycle 2013

First Episode: Chasing The Roya, Closing the Cycle 2013

My trip revisiting the Guatemalan Coffee Cordillera started on October 18th from the small forgotten town of Champerico in the Northern Western Coast of Guatemala. This is not far from the Mexican Border and it took me 3 hours to reach the heights of the San Marcos District and into the small Pueblo of San […]

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Tea & Coffee Magazine releases outstanding story about Brazil’s Specialty Coffee engagement by “Maya Walengreen”

Tea & Coffee Magazine releases outstanding story about Brazil’s Specialty Coffee engagement by “Maya Walengreen”

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NUCoffee News

Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE

Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE

Over 40 producers joined our event on 10/18 which was organized by NUCOFFEE´s Douglas Avila and Mario Lucio in partnership with COOPASSA. The idea of this event was to acknowledge producers for their contribution to quality, best farming practices and traceability. All these producers bartered with NUCOFFEE part of their future crop and received advanced […]

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We are honored to have Francisco Ademar Reis as a NUCOFFEE partner

We are honored to have Francisco Ademar Reis as a NUCOFFEE partner

Our program helped Francisco to commercialize his microlots in the US by opening supply channels with four specialty coffee roasters. Today we are happy to say that he is receiving his NUCOFFEE Commercialization Certificate consolidating the connection with these roasters.

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NUCOFFEE field team picture!

NUCOFFEE field team picture!

Our agronomists and quality specialists are joined by Syngenta distributors for a knowledge recycling in coffee husbandry. Next week, hundreds of farm visits! We´ll have plenty of new information to share with coffee growers.

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NUCOFFEE program to more than 120 new coffee growers who will now be more integrated in the specialty coffee world

NUCOFFEE program to more than 120 new coffee growers who will now be more integrated in the specialty coffee world

NUCOFFEE’s Henrique Rezende and COOPA (here represented by Agriculture Technician Paulo Henrique) are extending the benefits of the NUCOFFEE program to more than 120 new coffee growers who will now be more integrated in the specialty coffee world. We welcome producer Ildeu Marques Rodrigues & family to NUCOFFEE and look forward to working together for […]

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Other Recent News & Articles

The Brazilian Drought Situation

The Brazilian Drought Situation

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

A relatively unknown weather phenomenon is causing problems to Brazil’s Southeast water supplies as well as various agricultural products, including coffee. A center of high pressure has been stationary over the coffee belt since late November 2013 and is expected to stay there until the 20th of February when rains are expected to resume. The […]

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Announcement to Clients and Collaborators

Announcement to Clients and Collaborators

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm we inform that Wolthers America since 1951 and Douqué, The Netherlands since 1895 have joined forces in what is now called Wolthers Douqué LLC, USA. We are certain that this collaboration will enhance the services we provide to our clients in the North American, European and Asian markets. […]

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Tour of the Americas – Late 2013 – Final Episode

Tour of the Americas – Late 2013 – Final Episode

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finca San Sebastian – Antigua This was the second time in less than 40 days that I come to Guatemala; last stop was during the 4 episode of “Chasing the Roya 2013/Final episode”. This time, I visit the San Sebastian Estate in the Central Antigua Valley, a farm that I’ve visited three times in the […]

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Tour of the Americas – Late December 2013

Tour of the Americas – Late December 2013

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Coffee Shangri-La, Finca Esmeralda, Boquete – Panama. In the last days of December, Price Peterson and his son Daniel were so kind to welcome my group including Professor Flavio Borem from UNILAVRAS, Juan Gimenes and Jack Robson from NUCOFFEE – Brazil and myself. The purpose of our visit was to learn about the fabulous Geisha […]

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Tour of the Americas late 2013

Tour of the Americas late 2013

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

After the 8 days in Brazil’s Arabica coffee Belt, I just finished touring some fine Colombian coffee destinations, Bogota, Pereira, Neiva and Garzon in Huila. In the Huila department I visited Mild Coffee Company in Neiva, this is the company that supplies Wolthers America with the finest Micro lots and container loads of Supremo and […]

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