A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Five

Beans and Green

In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events. In part five, we chart the development of the coffee that the vast majority of people in Norway enjoy today. More »

From the Archives
The Nordic Barista Cup: An Overview

Photograph from the official NBC flickr stream

What originally started as a lighthearted contest between the barista teams of Denmark and Norway, has since 2003 gradually grown into one of the most forward thinking workshops in the world of coffee. More »

Coffee Crisis in Kenya

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Trouble is brewing in the home of some of the best coffee in the world. Nestled between ancient mountains with a soil rich in volcanic minerals, coffee from the Nyeri district in Kenya has been increasingly regarded as some of its absolute finest. New political developments threaten to—at best—delay shipments, and at worst obliterate the diversity of the region. More »

A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Four

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events. In part four we meet one of the first real coffee geeks in Norwegian history, and learn about his take on what makes a good cup of coffee. More »

A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Three

Friele, Brazil

In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events. Part three explores the mid-19th century, the point in time at which coffee became available to the vast majority of the population. More »

A History of Coffee in Norway, Part Two

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In this series of articles, we’ll be taking a trip through Norwegian history as it pertains to coffee, stopping here and there to shed light, briefly, on important personalities and formative events.

As we enter into the 19th century, we’ll take a look at how coffee won over its harshest opponent and built ties that would later bolster its popularity even more. More »