Further unrest in Kenya

Opposition parliamentarian, Melitus Mugabe Were, was killed in Nairobi. This is causing further unrest in Kenya. For more information, check out a NYT article here. We can expect that this will jeapordize coffee shipments out of Kenya, and even Rwanda, Burundi and Uganda.

Improvement to the offerings page

We love how much people are using our site, especially the online offering sheet. We have gotten feedback, though, that it is a bit difficult to understand. We’re looking into a more long-term fix for this, while working within the inventory program limitations. In the meantime, though, we’ve added a guide that explains what each […]

FTO Natural Yerg is here.

The natural Harfusa has arrived. We cupped it today and it definitely has blueberry. It is a little gradey and earthy, as the naturals tend to be, and does have a bit of a menthol quality to it. We’ve got about 125 bags of this unsold and is all we’ll have for naturals until newcrop […]

NYT article on cyphon and Clover

Another article in the Times, talks about the Clover brewer, and about a new cyphon bar that Blue Bottle has installed at a cost of $20k. Doesn’t make the Clover seem outrageous now, does it? To view full article, click here.

Superfine decaf line.

I’ve got some great news for those of you looking to improve your decaf line. We’re sending a mixed box to Descamex to be Mountain Water Processed. Included here is: Brazil Yellow Bourbon Fazenda Cachoeira Colombian Seasonal Select Spectacled Bear Costa Rica Cafe Vida and Sumatra Special Prep Lintong. These are due back in our […]

Closed on Monday, Jan 21

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, our office will be closed on Monday, January 21. Thank you.

Trip to Salvador in February.

We are planning a trip to El Salvador the week of February 18th. Final itenerary will be available early next week. Included in this trip will be farm visits in the Apaneca Ilamatepec Mtn Range and Santa Ana areas, mill tours, a canopy tour, swimming in thermal pools, and cuppings. If you would like to […]

The Second Coming. . . .

Los Naranjos de San Agustin is back!!!!! It was the top placing Colombian last year at the SCAA cupping pavilion. We loved this Colombian, in fact, had fallen back in love with Colombians because of this coffee, and just sat back and waited for the next shipment to arrive. It never did. A bad mitaca […]