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  • A Quick Cup of Coffee History
    June 4, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    A Quick Cup of Coffee History

    Coffee is one of the most valuable commodities traded around the world. It is a beverage that has been consumed and cherished for ages both locally and globally. As we have mentioned before, countless families around the world rely on...

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  • July 9, 2015

    Know Your Roasts: Identifying Types of Coffee Roasts

    Coffee roasting is a chemical process, which could actually be considered an art form. It takes extensive experience to be able to instantly know the difference between perfectly roasted coffee and tainted coffee. The purpose of coffee roasting is to bring out the aroma and flavor hidden inside the coffee beans. Roasted coffee beans are crunchy to the bite, and are ready to be ground and brewed. The extent to which coffee beans are roasted determines the coffee’s flavor.
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  • June 25, 2015

    Your Coffee Import: A Spotlight on Guatemala

    We’ve told you about what makes Colombian coffee taste so good. Now we are putting the spotlight on Guatemala. Coffee has long been an important part of the economy of the nation, and Guatemala is one of Central America’s top...

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  • January 11, 2013

    India Malabar "Monsooned Voyage" Coffee

    In the 1600s, coffee beans traveled in cargo holds, sometimes for up to six months, from India to Europe on slow sailing ships; they were stowed away in wet, damp conditions with no access to fresh air or sunlight. By...

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  • October 23, 2012

    Organic Timor Fair-Trade Coffee

    Autumn is the time of year when Organic Timor Fair-Trade Coffee is exported, so now is the best time to buy it! Grown on the eastern edge of the Indonesian island chain, this fantastic organic coffee is shade-grown (certified by...

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