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Know your source!

That's a line straight out of journalism school, but it's also incredibly important in the coffee industry too. With so many players and stakeholders in this global market, it's incredibly important that you know your source. What does this mean exactly? Well, it means different things to different people . We came across an incredibly disturbing article earlier this week, that reported that five people were arrested in Vietnam on suspicion of  "Violating food safety regulations after they were caught mixing coffee waste with a black, tar-like liquid made from manganese dioxide found in batteries." Vietnam is one of the largest coffee exporters in the world, and coffee from the central highlands region ends up mixed into many instant coffee...

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