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Conscious Caffeine #20 - Sarchimor

23 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments tych0_21

Sarchimor Rather than a single variety, the term 'Sarmichor' refers to the subset of coffee varieties derived from the successful cross of the Villa Sarchi and Timor Hybrid coffee varieties. In effort to preempt the global spread of coffee leaf rust,...

Conscious Caffeine #19 - Pacamara

22 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment tych0_21

Pacamara The Pacamara variety is the result of a cross between the Pacas and Maragogipe varieties first cultivated by the Salvadoran Institute of Coffee Research in the 1950s. While the variety inherits its short stature and high productively from th...

Conscious Caffeine #18 - Villa Sarchi

19 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Villa Sarchi Like Caturra, and Pacas, Villa Sarchi is a dwarf Bourbon mutant variety that exhibits a short stature and densely packed internodes as the result of a single-gene mutation. The compact shape and sturdy branches of this cultivar make it p...

Conscious Caffeine #17 - Pacas

19 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Pacas Pacas is a natural mutant varietal of the Bourbon lineage that was originally discovered on farmland owned by the Pacas family located in the Santa Ana region of El Salvador in 1949. Just over a decade later, in 1960, the Salvadoran Institute f...

Back story of my poetry: Piluku Meratus (Part 2)

18 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Taibah

The long fight ends well, but the war hasn't over yet. Meratus is still threatened. Hi, glad to see you again as I continue my story about the same poetry, Piluku Meratus. Previously I've talked about the background location of the poem. About Mera...

What is ESG?

17 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Daryl Tan

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards that socially conscious investors use to screen a company’s operations. Companies can also use the ESG frameworks to develop strategies which allow for financial sustainabilit...

Conscious Caffeine #16 - Timor Hybrid

16 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Timor Hybrid Also known as "Tim Tim" throughout Latin America, the Timor Hybrid is a genetically unique and historically significant coffee variety discovered on the Island of Timor in 1920. As the first waves of coffee leaf rust virus began to sweep...

Conscious Caffeine #15 - Maragogipe

16 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Maragogipe The Maragogipe coffee variety is believed to be a natural mutant variety of Typica that was discovered outside the municipality of Maragogipe, Bahia, Brazil in 1870. Maragogipe is sometimes referred to as the "elephant bean" variety as a...

Back story of my poetry: Piluku Meratus

15 Feb 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Taibah

Meratus,  not only rich in biodiversity, but also contains a quality and quantity of coals. Prior to this post I shared a poetry in my mother tongue, Banjarese. I find it hard to literally translate the poem into English so I write this instead so...

Conscious Caffeine #12 - Mocha

10 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

Mocha While come may associate the term 'mocha' with the espresso drink made with heated milk and chocolate, the Mocha coffee variety derives its name from the legendary port city of Mokha, Yemen, from which the international coffee trade began to fl...