Making the grade: coffee sizing and grading

Quakers, taints, and faults? If you are a coffee lover and these terms have little meaning for you, you are in the right place! Coffee classifications can be maddeningly complex when you are unfamiliar with the terminology and delightfully simple once equipped with the lexicon. In our Bean Basics blog, we cover the difference between Arabica... Continue Reading →

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 →

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