Single Origin… Honey?

Today we tasted some single source honeys from Minnesota’s own Ames Farm. We tasted 5 honeys collected over one specific time period, from one unique geographical location and from one single hive. These honeys are raw and unfiltered. We were amazed at the complexity of flavor and strong sense of “terrior” these honeys possessed. The […]

Closed Memorial Day

Our office will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. Please plan your orders accordingly. Have a great holiday weekend.

Mountain Water Process

There is a new water decaf process in town–Mountain Water! Our Organic Mexican MWP decaf has been immensely popular. We also now have FTO Peru MWP. We will be sending more coffees to get tolled at this facility in Mexico and really encourage you to check them out. You can find out more about this […]

Big, fat blog

A few things to talk about today, so thought I’d do it all in one big, meaty blog. First, thought I’d share with you a picture of the Cafe Imports booth at SCAA 2007 (taken by Zander). We featured some of our top coffees this year, brewed on the Clover brewer we just purchased. We […]

FTO Harrar here

FTO Harrar Illily Deratu is here. We found this coffee to exhibit great blueberry, chocolate flavors. It’ll go fast!

Global Cooling Certificate

If you have not, please visit www.plant-trees.org and pay $6 to have your SCAA flight become carbon neutral. You’ll receive a certificate like the one found at this link, along with more information on the organization, Trees for the Future.

SCAA reminder

Nearly our entire staff will be attending the SCAA show in Long Beach, leaving our office scantily-staffed on Thursday the 3rd through Monday the 7th. Please plan your orders accordingly and be sure to stop by our booth (#163) if you will be attending the show. Thanks!

Ethiopia

Check out our recently posted Ethiopia pics and story from Jason’s recent trip. Read the story. See the pics.

Carbon Neutral flights

If you are attending the SCAA conference in Long Beach, please be sure to make your flight carbon neutral by hitting this link . It’s a $6 fee, and is calculated on an average travel distance by all SCAA participants. If you are interested in becoming a carbon neutral company, you can also find more […]

CoE Colombia

The auction is over and we were high bidder on lots #3 and #4. We also will be buying some of lot #18 from the high bidder. I will update with the ETA of these coffees once I have that information. Check out the CoE website to read more about the farms that grew these […]

CoE Colombia

The CoE Colombia auction is tomorrow (Thursday 12th). We will be bidding on a couple of different lots. Keep an eye on the CoE website to see what we end up purchasing. These coffees are from the north of Colombia, and exhibit great body, along with nice caramel and chocolate notes.

CoE Brazils

CoE Brazils are here and ready to go. We have lots #3 and #16 available. For information on these lots, visit the CoE website at http://www.cupofexcellence.org. They came to us vacuum sealed and boxed this year. We will not be taking them from the vacuum sealed bag to package in our small burlap bags. As […]

Jamaican!

I have c. 250# of Jamaican that just arrived this a.m. It’s $20/lb. It’ll go fast. 800.278.5065

Ethiopia 2007

Ethiopia is its own universe. It has its own language, own time, own calendar, own Church, and as we all know, its very own unique coffees. As with all travel, you bring some pre-conceived baggage along with you. Along the way, you shed what you expect, and see what is really there, picking up experiences […]

Closed on Friday

In observance of Good Friday (April 6), Cafe Imports will be closed. Please plan your orders accordingly.

Congrats to Heather Perry

Cafe Imports would like to send out a ‘congrats’ to Heather Perry and Coffee Klatch. Heather has just defended her title for the forth straight year as ‘Best Barista in the West’. We thought it noteworthy to point out, too, that two of the components in the Klatch’s espresso are coffees from Cafe Imports: our […]

Spectacled Bear Donation

Since we started the Spectacled Bear program in the fall of 2005, we have donated $2121.90 to the Wildlife Conservation Society. This money is earmarked to study and help save the Spectacled Bear, endangered in Colombia. Thank you for supporting this program!

Spectacled Bear Donation

Since we started the Spectacled Bear program in the fall of 2005, we have donated $2121.90 to the Wildlife Conservation Society. This money is earmarked to study and help save the Spectacled Bear, endangered in Colombia. Thank you for supporting this program!

FTO Guate

FTO Guats have arrived. These cupped out well. We found them to have a nice, firm body with chocolate notes and a rich aftertaste.