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Mayorga Coffee’s Eduardo Choza Wins US Roaster Championship 2024: Exclusive Interview
Last weekend at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo (SCA) 2024 in Chicago, our Director of Coffee, Eduardo Choza, triumphed in the prestigious US Coffee Roasters Championship, securing the title as the nation’s top roaster.
What is a Microlot Coffee?
Microlot coffee focuses on uniqueness, quality, and the pursuit of the extraordinary. Whether you're a seasoned coffee nerd or a budding enthusiast, exploring microlot coffee is a delightful adventure in taste and discovery.
Roasting Coffee: As Told by the Top Coffee Roaster on the East Coast
The unique flavors and aromas of Latin American coffees are often the result of meticulous roasting techniques that accentuate the inherent qualities of the beans.
How do I brew coffee as good as a coffee shop?!
In the quest to brew coffee as good as your favorite coffee shop, remember that the journey lies in understanding and mastering the basics of coffee brewing. While there's a wealth of advice out there, controlling three key variables will undoubtedly transform your coffee journey forever.
Unmasking Coffee Buzzwords
Look for those who instead of creating content, are documenting their process, brands that are doing the right thing don’t have to create something from nothing. 
The Rising Brew: Café Cubano's Deserved Popularity in the United States
Café Cubano's journey to national recognition may be a gradual one, but its extraordinary flavors, rich history, and ability to foster social connections make it a deserving candidate for greater popularity in the United States.
Rich Coffee Traditions: Exploring Latin Brewing Methods
From the café cubano to the Mexican cafetera, discover the diversity of brewing methods in Latin America; methods which are deeply tied to the region's history and heritage.
The Influence of Indigenous Farming Practices on Modern Coffee Production
While we at Mayorga Coffee don’t doubt your appreciation for an excellent cup of coffee, have you ever considered the sustainable roots that lie beneath its cultivation? 
¿Nos Tomamos un Cafecito? The Cultural Significance of Coffee in Latin America
Is coffee an important part of life in Latin America? Absolutely! Learn more about the history of coffee in Latin America and its social importance in the region.
Los Cortadores: The Unsung Heroes of the Coffee Industry
What is life really like for coffee pickers in Latin America? And how can we improve fairness for farm workers in the coffee industry?
The Intricate Web of Coffee Quality and Price: Driving Value for Producers and Consumers
Have you ever stopped to wonder exactly what you're paying for when you buy a cup of coffee? We dig deeper into the cost of coffee and the impact your purchase can have on coffee farming communities.
The EU’s Anti-Deforestation Law: More Harm Than Good?
What does the EU’s new anti-deforestation law mean for producers in developing countries? And how can we protect vulnerable communities?
Martin Mayorga: "I saw the farmers’ hard work was just enough to keep them alive"
“I didn’t see the industry solely based on product and brand the same way everyone else did. I saw people and communities that had personally been impacted by the industry.”
The Latino Brands Reclaiming ‘Specialty’ Coffee
"If Latinos can stay true to the authenticity of their heritage and avoid being sucked into a specialty coffee machine that whitewashes coffee, then success awaits."
Breaking Down the Business of Coffee Cooperatives
For roasters, as well as providing an easier entry point to buy coffee directly, cooperatives make delivering impact in coffee-growing countries more effective.
Relationships Are About More than Just Paying a Good Price for Specialty Coffee
A holistic approach focused on healthy, stable, long-term trading relationships will support and empower smallholder coffee farmers to invest and improve in the long term.
Did the Aztecs Drink Coffee?

Xocolātl raised mood levels and provided a welcome morning boost for many inhabitants of the Aztec Empire – much like coffee today.

Do Latinos Prefer Coffee to Hot Chocolate?

Although hot chocolate has a longer history, coffee has made its way into the hearts of Latinos as a symbol of heritage, comfort, and cultural significance.

How Is Organic Decaf Coffee Made?

Swiss Water has transformed perceptions around decaf coffee. But how does it work?

How to Prepare an Authentic Cuban Coffee (Café Cubano)

The ultimate guide to making Cuba’s most iconic drink.

Is Decaf Coffee a Diuretic?

We all know that drinking coffee makes us need to use the bathroom. But do the same rules apply for decaffeinated coffee?