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  • What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?
    August 6, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?

    There are quite a few descriptors for coffees these days—blended, flavored, organic, single-origin, micro-lot, and fair-trade are the most common. But aside from the obvious labels, what do these mean? We’ll take a look at the different labels starting this...

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  • Indonesia Coffee Tour
    August 28, 2017 Colleen Callahan

    Indonesia Coffee Tour

    At 9,892 miles from Atlanta, Indonesia is the furthest we are traveling on this virtual “Bean Belt” trip. Up to now, we have been to India, Central America, The Caribbean, South America, and Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. If you...

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  • November 3, 2015

    Spotlight on Sumatra

    We have told you about coffee from many parts of the world, from Brazil to Guatemala, Argentina to Ethiopia. Today, we are going to tell you about a region that you may not know very well—Sumatra. We will address the basics on Sumatran coffee, and give you a taste of what makes it so popular.
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  • October 2, 2012

    How Gourmet Coffee Makes the World Better

    When it comes to the top commodities in the world, a few immediately come to mind...oil, copper, and gold, for instance.  But did you know that coffee is very close to the top of that list?  Coffee is one of...

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