Prices on Green Coffee 2

Klaus has just returned from his trip to Guatemala and Panama. He has a lot of experiences that he is trying to write down and will post shortly! Meanwhile we have learned that the Fair Trade price has the flexibility incorporated that when market prices rise above the ‘Minimum’ FT-price the market price is the […]





New Barista Champion of Finland

On the 13th of March Mikko Haahti won the finish Barista Championship and the Latte art competition at the same time!! Lots of congratulations from here!!! You can see more about Mikkos championship here (in finish but with pictures:) We proudly delivered green beans to Mikkos Brother, Juhani Haahti (finish barista Champion 2006 and number […]



Prices on Green Coffee

Since more than a month now the market prices on bulk-coffee has been above the Fair Trade price! (check these links: http://www.ico.org/prices/pr.htm http://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/12_12_07_FLO_Standards_announcement_-_Anuncio_de_la__Unidad_de_Criterios_de_FLO.pdf) We are supporting the basic idea behind Fair Trade – to give the farmer a “minimum wage” – but these facts does also show some of the rigidity such a large system […]









Danish Barista Championship

Monday and Tuesday next week the Danish Barista Championship is taking place at Food Expo in Herning. Two baristas have chosen to use our espresso blend for their presentation. We’ve mentioned Mikkel Otto before but also Mikkel from Sigfreds Kaffebar in Århus will be using our blend. None of us at the Collective will be […]