An Advanced Guide to Coffee Flavor Profiles

Did you know that Americans drink about 400 million cups of coffee every day? Many coffee drinkers like drinking specialty coffees like lattes, cappuccinos, and espressos.  There are many different ways consumers can enjoy a nice cup of joe, some like adding milk and sugar, while others drink it black, and …

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UPDATED NEWS ON SITUATION IN COLOMBIA

The extended third peak of the COVID-19 pandemic registered more than 30,000 daily  cases during the past week. Accumulated deaths have reached 100,000 people as of  today. ICU in most main cities are still at 100% occupancy. Colombia is now the 10th country in the world with the most COVID …

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UPDATED NEWS ON SITUATION IN COLOMBIA

Colombia has registered over 26,000 daily new COVID-19 cases in the past week, with a  peak of 30,000 on June 4th. We are over 92,000 accumulated deaths with a daily average  of 525 in the past 7 days. ICU occupancy rates in the main cities remains on average at  98%. …

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Ocean Shipping Update

What Do You Mean My Coffee Is Going To Be Late? Undoubtably you have been hearing about problems with worldwide shipping for months. At ICT, we believe it is our role to be quietly competent at what we do and get your green coffee to you on time and for …

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The Roaster’s Guide to Guatemalan Coffee

There’s a reason why there are 70,000 coffee shops found throughout the United States and Canada. More people than ever are developing tastes for the different varieties of coffee found throughout the world. As a coffee vendor, you must cater to these tastes by providing a wide selection of ethically-sourced coffee …

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Bolivian Coffee: A Cup of Joe You’ll Never Forget

People drink around 500 cups of coffee each year.  While it’s easy to focus on the consumer, it’s equally important to look at the roasters and coffee shops. You want to see how they are making a change in the industry.  For example, coffee is becoming more specialized, which means …

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A Sipper’s Guide to Discovering Mexican Coffee

When you think of Mexican cuisine, you may picture a flavorful taco or spicy guacamole. But Mexico is one of the world’s largest producers of coffee. In 2016, the country produced over 234,000 metric tons of coffee beans. How does Mexican coffee compare to other varieties? Depending on its region, …

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