Coffee Culture & Etiquette In The Break Room

If there is always a cup of coffee on your desk, you’re probably a routine visitor to the workplace coffee pot. Odds are, within your multiple visits to the coffee pot you probably have at one point or the other strolled into the break room to find empty pots left on hot burners, decaffeinated in the caffeinated pot, or grounds strewn about the place. What are some rules of coffee etiquette to be followed?

The Horror! Can You Imagine An Office Without Coffee?

Next time it’s Friday the 13th, forget about Jason, Freddy, and Chucky. Let’s talk about something really scary. Imagine a workplace without … coffee. Coffee is arguably essential to the modern workforce. Somebody is going to be a coffee drinker. Coffee drinkers are usually in the majority. And like Formula 1 race cars, they require fuel.

Instant Coffee Can Be Organic & Delicious

Coffee has an array of health benefits. Many readers have asked if this is true of instant organic coffee. Research that has included instant organic coffee, and the few that have exclusively focused on it, suggest that it is just as good for you.

How Coffee Drinkers Manage Heartburn

The stomach is a highly specialized organ, built to withstand a very acidic environment. The esophagus, however, is not. If your caffeine consumption is too high, the muscle connecting the stomach to the esophagus becomes relaxed, creating an open channel between the two. Acid from the stomach then rises, causing heartburn.

What is Fair Trade Coffee?

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 …

Coffee vs Energy Drinks

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, …

Is Coffee for the Office Tax-Deductible?

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 …

Hardwired: Do Coffee Habits Run in Our Genes?

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 …

Organic Mexican Coffee

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.

Bulk Organic Coffee

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 in for a treat.