What is Fair Trade Coffee?

January 7, 2017

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Fair Trade coffee not only tastes great, but it is produced in a way that will nourish the body, mind and soul of anyone who purchases it!

We offer a range of Fair Trade coffees for you to enjoy, including Cafe Femenino. Take a look at where your money goes when you buy Fair Trade and you’ll realize the profound difference you are making to the lives of people producing a quality product. You’ll be able to taste the difference, too.
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Coffee vs Energy Drinks

January 3, 2017

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Energy drinks and coffee are often consumed for the same reason. By comparison, energy drinks are the new kids on the block. They tend to be considered the bad boys of caffeine, too.

Partly, the reputation of energy drinks is down to claims that they provide a ‘jolt’ of caffeine. If you want to get caffeine into your system quickly, some people say, this is the way.

Whether this is what you desire or what you fear, a recent study by Washington State University says that it’s not true. John White from the College of Pharmacy says that caffeine exposure is similar regardless of which delivery method is used.

So, with one myth deflated, how do they compare in other ways?
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According to some estimates, US workers spend an average of around $1,000 per year on coffee. If you’re paying for your employees’ coffee, it makes sense to do so in a cost-efficient way for your business.

You may be concerned about how to do this, because not all legitimate business expenses fall into a neat category. And when something that you use for business also yields a personal benefit, things can get murky.
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is coffee love genetic?

 

 

Whether you love coffee or suspect that you might even be addicted to it, you’re not alone. What is more, it turns out that some of us are natural born coffee drinkers!

Some people can stop at one or two coffees per day, but others crave it, day and night. Your desire to drink coffee might have more to do with your genes than anyone had realized until now.

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Organic Mexican Coffee

January 22, 2016

Mexico is one of the largest coffee-producing countries in the world. It holds the distinction of being the largest organic coffee producer, too. Coffee growing regions in Mexico are in the southern regions, mostly Chiapas and Oaxaca. The coffee is mainly arabica, which grows particularly well in these areas.

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Bulk Organic Coffee

January 22, 2016

A Great Way to Get Your Buzz Coffee lovers have long enjoyed organic coffee for its wonderful taste, high quality, and of course, the lessened impact on the environment. In fact, Cafe Altura is the original organic coffee company in the United States! If you are someone who has never tried organic coffee, you are […]

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Best Coffees for AeroPress

August 18, 2015

If you like to brew a single cup of coffee at a time, then the AeroPress is probably right for you. This device mixes the coffee grounds with hot water. Then, the coffee drinker uses a plunger to push the coffee through a filter. It only takes thirty seconds to brew coffee with this method. […]

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Best Coffees for the French Press

August 17, 2015

The French press is a very popular option for brewing coffee. The French press consists of a cylindrical carafe and a mesh filter. The coffee brews in the water rather than the water flowing through the grounds. The grounds stay under the filter and the strained coffee goes above the filter. Coffee made in a […]

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Organic Honey Process Coffee

July 24, 2015

Unfortunately, coffee doesn’t just fall off a tree and magically make its way into your cup. Farmers have to process it before delivering it to consumers. There are several different processing methods. Organic honey process coffee is one of the most unique (and delicious) processing options available. In order to understand how farmers make this […]

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Benefits of Organic Coffee

June 16, 2015

Research consistently shows that there are health benefits associated with consuming organic foods and beverages, and drinking a moderate amount of coffee (3-5 cups per day). When you kick-start your morning with a cup or two of organic coffee, you are reducing your risk of developing a chronic disease and at the same time protecting […]

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