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Sustainability Report 2018

We believe that as a company we must strive for sustainability in order to succeed. However, at the same time, we believe that sustainability is an ideal that is difficult to claim one has reached. In reality, only time can tell if one’s actions really have been sustainable.At The Coffee Collective we strive to continuously improve our sustainability and recognize that it is more […]

Kieni 2018

In January I, Sebastian, got the chance to join Klaus on his annual post-harvest trip to Kenya. The main aim of this trip is to select the precise coffees we will buy from this harvest (more about this later)  and beyond that to exchange with the farmers with regards to the out-turn of the harvest, […]

Danish Barista Championships & Dansk Kaffeshow

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Danish chapter of SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) hosts the Danish Coffee Show including the Danish Barista Championships, Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters Championship. The event takes places at Marketenderiet in Valby and is open Friday 14.00 – 21.00 Saturday 10.00 – 21.00 Sunday 10.00 – 18.00 Tickets are cheap and […]

Tegu 2018

The first time I was in Kenya in 2007 I remember a certain coffee stand out in the cupping room even before we got to taste it. As the sample roast had just finished and the beans cooled down, one of the cupping lab assistants would grind the coffee and prepare for the cupping. As […]

San Fermin 2017

When we travelled to Colombia this year we didn’t just visit the farmers we’ve worked with the past few years. We also went to a new region for us to find some organically certified coffee from the Colombian Andes. The coffee we got is from a mix of around 9 organic farmers who all reside […]

Colombia 2017 – Rain

Colombia is a country with a tropical climate, which means that rainfall is expected to occur frequently. But this year Colombia has experienced more rain than usual. This have had some pretty devastating effects on specific areas. Mudslides and flash floods have not only displaced people and damaged property, but have also cost lives. Of […]