Broken Bags are BACK!

Cafe Imports has decided to reintroduce our Broken Bags program for our customers! What this means is that you can now get exceptional coffees in 25 lb increments in our Broken Bag Grocery Store.  We have reworked our pricing for broken bags to make them more affordable as well.  This is a result of listening to […]

Shipping During the Wintertime

  Winter Wonderland and Shipping   It’s that time of year again; a time of picturesque snowfalls, frosted windowpanes, and frozen lakes. It’s also a time of slick roads, backed-up highways and shipping delays.   Even now, I am getting weather updates about an upcoming push of snow that will move eastward and dump a […]

New Barista Origin Trip Program!

We are very excited to tell you guys about some exciting paperwork we just signed!  After working hard with the folks at the USBC, we have officially developed a program to get more baristas to origin starting in 2011.  For the next three years, Cafe Imports will be the official Origin Trip Provider for the Regional Barista […]

Andrew’s Trip to Tierradentro, Colombia

  Tierradentro, Colombia        A few weeks ago I travelled from Popayan across the Western mountain range of Colombia to the valley between the two ranges or Cordilleras to a land called Tierradentro or “The Land Within”. I went to meet personally with the farmers that are responsible for the micro lots of coffee […]

Tim O’Brien in Costa Rica

I Just took trip back to Costa Rica to take a look at the upcoming harvest around the country and visit our farm, Cafetin . After a very low harvest last year and with extremely high market prices this year, we were very excited and ready to have a big harvest. The trees flowered great and harvest looked […]

Anne’s Trip to Ecuador for The Golden Cup

  From October 27th to 29th I was honored to be a part of the “Taza Dorada,” or Golden Cup, in Quito, Ecuador. This competition seeks to identify the best coffees of Ecuador and to show what Ecuador can bring to the specialty coffee market.    A group of international and national judges spent two days cupping […]