Want to know a great secret in the coffee roasting world? Coffee brokers. Coffee brokers are vital to a thriving coffee industry -- they ensure quality control, offer a lifeline to farms, assume the purchasing risk for roasters, and share information between growers and roasters.
Myths, lies, and downright terror-inspiring tales of our favorite black magic brew have been deceiving devotees and abstainers for decades. It’s time you learn the truth. Here’s part III of our myth-busting series. Coffee exacerbates anxiety and the body's stress response. Myth! Drunk in moderation, coffee does not cause or exacerbate stress. In fact, many... Continue Reading →
Coffee filters are a daily feature in many of our lives and choosing the right filter can be, well, tricky. Aside from the numerous brands to select between, there are also a host of different types of coffee filters to choose from, each with its own pros and cons.
Feeling stressed, anxious, or a touch overwhelmed? Reaching for that cup of freshly brewed coffee may actually be just what you need. While coffee consumption often gets a bad rap, sipped smartly, coffee can actually help you reduce stress and anxiety. The keys to unlocking this duo's magic are quality and timing.
Carbs and sugars and gluten in your coffee? Well, it really depends on how you drink it and where you buy it. Coffee, like popcorn and leafy greens, is a healthy option when consumed plain but can become deceptively carb-heavy, fat-laden, and sugar-packed once dressed-up.
Long isolated from the western world, Myanmar's coffee is as bold, diverse, and exciting as the land it grows on and hands that tend it.
Smooth, frothy, rich, refreshing....coffee? Nitro coffee hit the American hipster coffee scene in 2011 or 2012 (depending on who you ask) and has since grown to dominate the cold brew market. Keep reading to learn what makes nitro coffee unique in the world of specialty coffee drinks, along with the pros and cons of choosing... Continue Reading →
Kopi luwak coffee, also known as civet coffee, or civet poop coffee has developed a near-fetish like following over the past two decades. Be it curiosity, passion for all things coffee, or love of exotic, caffeine consumers have happily dolled out $50+ for a cup of this "naturally" processed bean. We get it, it's different... Continue Reading →
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 →