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The Bellwether Blog

The Best Marketplaces To Buy Green Coffee Beans Directly From Growers


Want to buy green beans directly from growers? Had enough of dealing with importers and myriad fees? Keep reading.

Starting Your Own Coffee Brand: Getting Your First 1,000 Customers


Starting a new coffee brand? Here are practical tips for how to get your first 1,000 customers, whether you’re a new coffee shop or a coffee roaster.

Supporting women farmers: A case study of our impact work in Guatemala


Bellwether’s flagship impact programs are helping coffee retailers end poverty in the coffeelands by connecting coffee drinkers to coffee growers in groundbreaking new ways. Read on to learn about the impact Bellwether customers have had in the lives of women farmers in Guatemala.

How To Start Sourcing Direct Trade Green Coffee Beans


Here’s what you need to know about direct trade green coffee sourcing: how to get started, the pros and cons, and other considerations.

Making an Impact with Bellwether - What to Know About Living Income Pricing and the Farmer Impact Fund


Learn more about how Bellwether’s industry-leading impact programs are empowering retailers to help end poverty in the Coffeelands and make a lasting impact in the lives of farmers.

The Sustainable Micro-Roastery Is the 4th Wave of Coffee


Coffee’s fourth wave is here. Are you ready for it? We’ll show you what to expect for the next coffee movement and how to prepare.

How to raise prices in your cafe - The coffee retailer’s guide to adjusting prices while maintaining loyal customers.


Every business must consider changing their prices from time to time. Here's how to do it strategically and sustainably while keeping customers happy.
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