Welcome to our coffee roasting journal. Here we offer profile articles on our network of premium coffee growers, articles on home coffee roasters, coffee roasting tips and other notes to help you produce and enjoy the best cup of coffee available.
Coffee Growers & Coffee Bean Profiles
We search world-wide to find the highest quality and highest value coffee beans to offer our customers. But that’s not the only criteria we consider. We believe it is also important to align ourselves with growers whose practices favor the environment and provide optimum working conditions and benefits for employees.
Our coffee bean and grower articles also include our notes on taste profiles and roasting tips.
You can peruse our Coffee Bean & Grower articles here or if you’ve heard of particular coffee and want to know more about it and its growers use our search function to find relevant articles.
Most Recent Coffee Profiles
Dominican Org. Ramirez Estate. A very cool single estate coffee from Cafe Kreyol (our Haitian Co-op friends).
Cafe Kreyol goes into some of the most impoverished and trouble areas that are within prime coffee growing territory, organizes farmers, teaches how to correctly process beans, guarantees purchase of the beans at way above market prices insuring it goes directly to the farmers and strives to really turn around some of the more trouble areas, putting people to work at well above average wages and insuring future livelihoods.
Guatemalan FTO Solola Renacimiento Cerro Pecul. New 2017 crop – first new arrival!
This coffee is sourced from family-owned farms organized around the Cooperativa Renacimiento R.L., which operates in the Quiché Mayan communities located in the municipality of Nahualá within the department of Sololá, which encircles Lake Atitlan. Cooperativa Renacimiento was founded in 1987 and has 97 members (32 women) with farms that average 1.5 acres in size. Cooperativa Renacimiento provides technical assistance and has a facility to produce organic fertilizer to ensure the production of high quality coffee. Members of Cooperativa Renacimiento are currently participating in the microloan program and income diversification projects to produce and sell honey.
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