The best thing about the coffee industry is the people in it, so we’re pulling back the curtain to spotlight the amazing team we have here at Bellwether. Who: Greg DawsonRole: Director of CoffeeLocation: Sacramento, California As Bellwether’s Director of Coffee, Greg oversees our Green Coffee Marketplace, as well as all roasting and quality control-related […]
We’ll help you sort through it all in our latest guide on coffee bags and packaging. In it, we explore all the choices you’ll have to make before you place your first order of bags, like:
As Bellwether’s Senior Sustainability Manager, Grayson leads sustainability research and pushes the boundaries of what it means to source coffee sustainably for our Green Coffee Marketplace through initiatives like Tip the Farmer™, Verified Living Income, and her work as the SCA USA Environmental Sustainability Coordinator.
The coffee industry has an enduring poverty crisis that, despite decades of various interventions and initiatives, doesn’t seem to be letting up—at least, not at scale. As many as 80% of the world’s coffee producers live below the poverty line, and farmers receive significantly less money per pound of coffee than they did thirty years […]
Take a stroll around coffee websites, packaging, and social media, and you’re sure to encounter language like ethical, sustainable, and fair. It sounds great—who doesn’t want to support fair and ethical sourcing? The problem is, the economics of coffee aren’t so rosy as the buzzwords imply. Underneath the marketing language exists an industry that’s working […]
Coffee shops based in the United States are about to be granted access to the largest financial program ever created that targets the restaurant and foodservice sector. When Congress passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan in early March, the stimulus included a whopping $28.6 billion allocated to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF), the first […]