Author Archives: ‘Sumerian’

Quick Cups

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013

This week we’ve been around Shanghai cupping with different coffee suppliers and we’d like to share our four favourites with you.

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From Yunnan With Love

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013

Come hang out with the Sumerian Coffee team while we tell you about our trip to Yunnan. We wanted to see for ourselves what is happening in with the Chinese coffee growing industry so we went to audit Manlao River Farms plantation.

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Case Study: Banyan Tree

Posted by on May 7, 2013

5 Star luxury resort Banyan Tree came to us to help them deliver a matching coffee experience. Together we created two blends for their customers, a custom menu and retail packaging.

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China’s Rasta Coffee Roots

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013

We take a look at Chinese coffee drinking culture through the rise and consistent popularity of the most expensive coffees in the world. Gucci belt and pink sparkly Mercedes not included.

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Starbucks Buys the Farm

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013

Starbucks goes tropical and purchases an entire coffee farm in Costa Rica. We’re used to Starbucks buying up their suppliers, but this one serves a much different purpose. We touch on the main reasons why they made the purchase and what their plans entail as they add a new branch to their tree.

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