Regional coffee profile: South America

Intoxicating, good body, sweet flavor...are words most commonly used to describe South American coffees -- and we have to agree! South American coffees are renowned for their aromatics and stunningly smooth, textured bodies. Grown on soaring mountain ranges, in rich volcanic soil, beneath old growth forests, and graced with stabilizing ocean winds, it's no wonder... Continue Reading →

Reginal coffee profile: Africa

Bright, winey, smooth, intense... Africa, largely believed to be the birthplace of coffee, possesses extraordinary coffee growing conditions with its soaring, majestic mountain ranges, consistent equatorial climate, and pristine old growth forests. From crisp and clean to exotic and honey-toned, African coffees have an elegant, assertive complexity bound to bewitch all who love a bright, crisp,... Continue Reading →

Regional coffee profile: Asia

Silky, rich, earthy, spicy, savory, and wild are the words most commonly used to describe Southeast Asia's extraordinary arabica coffees. Spanning multiple bodies of water and countless, soaring volcanic mountain ranges, Asia's dramatic climate and unadulterated old growth forests provide wonderful growing conditions for coffee. In many Asian coffee growing countries, such as Indonesia, the... Continue Reading →

Sumatra Woolly Rhino Coffee

"The only way to save a rhinoceros is to save the environment in which it lives"  -David Attenborough Woolly Rhino hails from small, family farms located in the provinces of Lake Tawar and Lake Toba. While this lovely, forested area produces some of Sumatra's finest coffee, it is also home to something far more precious... Continue Reading →

Iced coffee, Japanese style

No more watered-down or stale summer iced coffee! If you love the sound of that, you'll love the sound of this: the Japanese brew method for iced coffee "flash freezes" your coffee, ensuring that all of the beans' natural aromatics and flavor notes are preserved. Best of all, brewing is easy, quick, and requires only... Continue Reading →

Iced coffee vs. cold brew

Iced coffee versus cold brew, our modern summer cold coffee showdown…or is it? While both chilled, iced coffee and cold brew couldn’t be less similar. One is your favorite coffee, with all of its wonderful notes and textures and the other is a rich, smooth, chocolaty drink. Confused? Keep reading! ICED COFFEE is a brewed... Continue Reading →

Creating a small business coffee program

 "Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break." -Earl Wilson Offering coffee in the workplace is beneficial on many levels –  it is good for employees’ health, increases productivity, and can save your company money (more on this below). Luckily, creating a great small business coffee program is... Continue Reading →

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