This Bukidnon coffee farmer is bringing Robusta back into the spotlight

Raymund Mirabueno and his Mirabueno Coffee took home awards at the 2019 Agence por la Valorisation des Produits Agricole (AVPA) in Milan. Food & Drink Features

With his coffee’s win in Milan last year, Raymund Mirabueno is bringing more attention and honor to the variety as well as local coffee farming. BY JEEVES DE VEYRA

There was a time when Robusta coffee beans were snubbed by specialty coffee drinkers. Known for its strong and brash characteristics, Robusta was more of an extender and a sidekick to Arabica, the darling of coffeeholics worldwide because of its different region-specific tasting notes.But that’s […]