This is the story behind the origin of the Novo Canaã Obata, a hybrid developed at the IAC (Instituto de Agronomia de Campinas), in Campinas, Brazil.
We have been sourcing coffees directly from Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza for several years now, so we've witnessed some of their recent processing techniques from up close.
How we started sourcing coffee ourselves, the story of our partners in Brazil, Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza, and an update on the production processes at the farm.
Some thoughts on the "why" behind Five Elephant: where we are and where we want to go.
In the next weeks, we plan on writing a bit about our philosophy for roasting. Hopefully, this will help you understand what our coffee roastery is all about.
A conversation with Joao Hamilton, our longtime partner from Brazil, filmed at the 2012 Nordic Roasters Forum in Stockholm.
In January 2013, we made a trip to Pittsfield, Massachusetts to visit the home of Chemex coffee makers.
A video from our trip to Beneficio Don Mayo in Costa Rica. The visit left a great impression on us, and sparked our interest in working with the farm again in...
As we explore the exciting worlds of coffee and cakes, we often come across a story worth telling. Welcome to our new storybook for sharing our process!
Creating something you're happy with is never easy. The only salvation is finding a place you can go to that fills your head full of things you'd never stumble across...