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Nicaragua Backs Climate-change Proof Coffee

Nicaragua Backs Climate-change Proof Coffee

Photo Nguyen Huy Kham / Reuters TODAY NICARAGUA – Climate change has forced governments around the world to make tough decisions to guarantee their long-term survival. In Nicaragua’s case, this means swapping their prestigious Arabica beans out for hardier, more bitter Robusta beans. While coffee lovers will rejoice at the higher caffeine content of the […]

No Robusta For Costa Rica

No Robusta For Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) The Congreso Nacional Cafetalero (National Coffee Congress of Costa Rica) earlier this month ruled to maintain the ban on cultivation of the robusta coffee bean, despite needed attempts to counter falling production of Arabica. Growers in Costa Rica are interested in reintroducing the bean that is cheaper, bitter and loaded with more caffeine, but stronger […]