Grown in volcanic ash, amongst chilis and spices, Indonesian coffees are prized for their unique, unmistakable flavors, velvety mouthfeel, and earthy tones. The secret? Location, location, location. Nestled between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Republic of Indonesia is composed of more than 16,000 mountainous, volcanic islands, including arabica coffee favorites, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.... Continue Reading →
If you've ever walked into a specialty coffee café, you know there are a plethora of unique single origin coffees available and, frankly, so many options can be mind-numbing. Our little single origin* cheat sheet is here to cut through the confusion!
Coffee from the Galapagos is unique in the Arabica coffee world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the thirteen Galapagos Islands are highly protected, with only two being approved for agricultural production, San Cristóbal and Santa Cruz. Our coffee comes from San Cristóbal, the larger of the two islands, and the only one with certified sustainability,... Continue Reading →
Is that chocolate notes in your coffee or chocolate flavored coffee? For coffee newbies, those just new to coffee descriptions, and those new to flavored coffee, this can be a critical question. (And rightly so!) Thankfully, there are some key words and phrases that will help you sort out the difference.
"Those direct connections, allowing farmers to earn their own income rather than giving handouts, is what makes us the happiest and why we exist."
Achieving optimal coffee extraction starts by applying the established extraction yield percent and then tweaking the ratios to personal preference
“A small business is an amazing way to serve and leave an impact on the world you live in.” -Nicole Snow This statement by Nicole Snow is true -- but, as a small business owner, I think she only captured half of what it means to be a small business. Small businesses contribute to their... Continue Reading →