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Stories about the places your coffee comes from.

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Aida Batlle: One of the Coffee World’s Greats

Sep. 27, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

The woman behind some of the finest coffees you’ll ever have

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Women in Coffee: Building Gender Equity in Myanmar

Jul. 31, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Part II of our series on Myanmar Kyauk Kuu Pyin Village Natural

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Women in Coffee: Building Gender Equity in Myanmar

Jul. 26, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A remarkable coffee from an emerging origin

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Travels with Charlie: Sumatra

Jan. 16, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Immerse yourself in the sights and scents of Indonesia's greatest supplier of coffee.

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Postcards from Guatemala

Dec. 28, 2015 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Raised just thirty miles from one another, the coffee of Santa Sofia and the cacao of Finca Chimelb have now found each other at last.

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An Impromptu Visit with Aida Batlle, Coffee Phenom

Dec. 23, 2015 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

World-famous coffee producer Aida Batlle stops by for a visit at our W.C. Morse cafe in Oakland.

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We Have a Winner!

Jan. 12, 2015 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Our Ethiopia Sidama Homacho Waeno was selected as a 2015 Good Food Awards winner.

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Ketiara Calling

May. 14, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

Ryan talks to Blue Bottle coffee buyer Stephen Vick about his trip to the Ketiara Cooperative and the challenges and opportunities of Sumatra.

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Growing Coffee with Luis Pedro

Apr. 7, 2014 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

In this edition of our Just Add Water* video series, Luis Pedro takes you through some simple steps to becoming a world class coffee producer.

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Coffee, the Marriage Saver

Feb. 18, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

​Ecuador is often overlooked, but it has the land and varieties to produce exceptional quality coffee, and Ena Galletti is in the middle of it.

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The Answer is Kenya

Jan. 22, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

People always ask me where the best beans come from. It’s a tough question, and there are no wrong answers, but I’ve got to say Kenya. Here’s why.

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El Regalito is a Big Gift

Oct. 28, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

Pick a reason: the best coffee varieties, awesome elevation, ample shade, superb soil, excellent climate, careful cherry selection, meticulous processing.

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Coffee in the Veins

Oct. 22, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

I had a chat with Francisco Javier about his family, his farm, and how the US coffee culture looks to a Nicaraguan coffee farmer.