Regional 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 →

Coffee profile: Sumatra Woolly Rhino

"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 →

Regional coffee profile: Central America

Balanced, bright, and clean are the words most frequently used to describe some of our most beloved coffees, the “Centrals”. Central America, which spans from Mexico in the west to Panama in the east, sits in the heart of the equatorial zone, often referred to as the Bean Belt for its near perfect growing regions... Continue Reading →

Coffee profile: El Eden Mexican Guerrero

El Eden's Mexican Guerrero comes to us from the El Eden Cooperative*, located in Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero, Mexico. Atoyac de Alvarez is located high in the jungle, approximately 200 miles southwest of Mexico City, nestled between the Pacific Ocean to the south and the Seirre Madre Sur Mountains to the north. Atoyac's location, though difficult to... Continue Reading →

Gold Mountain Coffee Growers’ Nicaraguan Matagalpa

We are excited to offer Finca Idealista's brilliant, award-winning Nicaragua Matagalpa coffee! Finca Idealista is Gold Mountain Coffee Growers' own shade-grown coffee farm, situated high in the soaring canopy of Nicaragua's southwest mountains. As an organization, Gold Mountain Coffee Growers works tirelessly to support and connect partner coffee farmers with international markets, access to credit,... Continue Reading →

Coffee profile: Princesa Janca

The Queen Bean is honored to offer our valued customers an extraordinary coffee. In a region called Boquete, on a farm called Finca Arco Iris (Rainbow farm), these extraordinary beans are grown high, under giant shade trees in Panama's highlands. Finca Arco Iris is a pristine family-owned farm. The owners, the Moscoso family, hold a... Continue Reading →

Rwanda Karongi coffee

Rwanda’s coffee history is one of redemption, courage, and unqualified commitment to a better tomorrow. Known as the Land of the Thousand Hills, Rwanda’s geography and topography are near ideal for coffee growing: rich volcanic soil resting on peaks that soar 5,500 - 6,500 feet above sea level, full sun, and a constant equatorial mist.... Continue Reading →

Zaire Kivu

Lake Kivu, nestled high in Africa's Kivu province, is boarded by active volcanos on the northeast and southeast and by Africa's Great Rift Valley to the extreme east. It's in this serene spot, situated between Zaire and Rwanda, in a temperate environment 5,000 feet above sea level, that these incredible coffee plants grow. When properly cultivated, harvested, and processed, Zaire... Continue Reading →

Mills 1860 Blend

Mills Coffee has been roasting coffee for well over a century and during the first 120 years, Mills 1860 blend was the ONLY coffee we offered -- and it is a GREAT blend! Decade after decade, countless customers remain loyal to our house blend. Even with the extensive offering list of single origins, blends, flavors,... Continue Reading →

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