Heads? Or tails? (Or gut?)

 
Everyone is talking about crises, even multiple crises. Not us.

To be honest: We no longer want to stare at the news which are getting worse and worse like “a dying duck in a thunderstorm”. Let's change something. Let's think about what life, nature, food - what IT is worth to us to really get a grip on these crises. Let's talk about “value”.

What is that? A number? Money? An idea? An attitude? We shed light on this topic from different perspectives. With reports on appreciation, value creation, value perception. About people who have set something in motion with their value system. About changes in the valuation of nature. About the (very individual) value of a Demeter espresso. As inspiration for a (more) positive view of challenges that we have to overcome together. So, grab a cup of your favorite coffee, browse through our "Value" section here on our blog and let us know what you think. We are very much looking forward to your opinion.

Good question

What is a good coffee worth?

Added value, market value, substantial value … “Value”? A term that has had a rather “broad” meaning since the ancient Greeks. Because it is used so often at the moment, we will try to clarify what it means using the example of a cup of coffee.

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WHEN IT TASTES GOOD...

What is actually considered normal milk?

The “milk” debate is once again coming to a head. Whether it’s the climate killer cow’s milk, the rainforest destroyer soy, or the highly processed chemical cocktail oat milk, milk has become a matter of ideology. Let’s try to clarify a few basic facts.

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Menschen

“You don’t have to take just any business…”

When one of Europe’s organic veterans gets a new, young managing director, what does he think about the traditional values that are so prevalent in the industry? A coffee with Friedemann Wecker, Managing Director of Bauck.

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People

Sales argument. The basis for sustainability. Nothing can replace the added value of organic.

Tour of the Biofach trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany in February (the world’s leading trade fair for organic food). We asked the people in charge of large and small organic brands, long-established companies, and innovative start-ups whether the topic that concerns us so much – values – is really as important. What is behind “organic”. And why Germans have such a hard time with it.

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ASPIRATION

Our values. Short. Concise. And above all: Binding

For an organic pioneer like Mount Hagen, it is not surprising that it works in a value-oriented way. But what seems so obvious and logical to us is far from it for consumers, customers, retailers, or competitors. So it’s time for the Mount Hagen added value.

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Green Lifestyle

Cafécore? Coffee core??

Are you “still” drinking your coffee? Or are you already wearing it? Cafécore (or coffee core) is the latest trend for beauty fans and interior freaks. Mocha, cappuccino, espresso – all shades of coffee are moving into our lives and replace the shrill Barbie pink from 2023. Phew – thank goodness.

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Mount Hagen & Lecker: Orangen-Kaffee-Vinaigrette.
Tasty

The courage to eat salad.

Salad with coffee? That is not only possible – it is super delicious. So, have the courage to try something new and try this salad with orange-coffee-dressing. You will be surprised.

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People

Oprah? Redford? Greta? Sting? Granny?

We were wondering: Who from all people in the world would we want to meet for a coffee? Talk to? Listen to? To get some new ideas from, be inspired by, be motivated by? How about you? Here are some answers.

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Green Lifestyle

The courage to become independent. Part 2: Self-sufficiency

How does dropping out work? Is It actually possible to live self-sufficient – in the city? For part 2 of our series “The courage to become independent” we gathered some ideas on how self-sufficient living can work. And that does not only concern food and water. Even when it comes to energy supply you can become at least partly independent. But we saved the latter for part 3 of our series.

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Wie lagert man Kaffee richtig?
Green Lifestyle

No more rotting.

Let’s be honest – Who has not had rotten peppers or carrots in theor fridge before? Rotten lettuce? That went directly into the trash? With a guilty conscience, but even the few good leaves that were left would have tasted terrible. But you can change that. Here are some tricks for the proper storage of different types of food in and outside the fridge.

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