What is Geisha coffee (and why is it so expensive)?

Geisha coffee is known to be one of the best and most expensive coffees in the world. Chances are that if you’re into specialty coffee you’ve come across or heard about this variety in different coffee shops. But what makes Geisha so great and what does it taste like? Read on as we take a …

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How is decaf coffee made?

So, you’ve decided to kick your caffeine habit. Or maybe you’ve just been curious about how they make decaffeinated coffee. Whatever the reason is, we’re here to answer all your questions about how decaf coffee is made! Some background Coffee has been around for hundreds of years, but it was only in the early 1900s …

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What is sustainable coffee?

Sustainable coffee has been a major buzzword in the coffee industry for several years now. It began with simple questions such as “can we produce coffee without causing environmental damage?” And “can we produce coffee without exploiting workers?” But what is sustainable coffee really? Does it just mean organic, biodynamic or fair trade coffee? And …

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Nicaraguan Coffee Guide

Nicaraguan coffee is known for its rich flavour, and the country is one of the most highly-regarded coffee producers in the world. In this post, we cover everything you need to know about Nicaraguan coffee. Nicaraguan coffee varieties Nicaraguan coffee varieties primarily consist of Arabica varieties. The best known, Caturra, is actually a dwarf mutation …

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What is Mandheling coffee?

You might have heard of Sumatra Mandheling coffee, but do you know what makes it so special? Below we cover everything you need to know, including what it tastes like and why it is one of the most desirable coffees in the world. Where does Mandheling Coffee come from? Mandheling coffee is named after a …

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What is Yirgacheffe coffee?

You might have heard of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Coffee, but do you know what makes it so special? Below we cover everything you need to know, including what it tastes like and why it is one of the most desirable coffees in the world. Where does Yirgacheffe Coffee come from? Yirgacheffe is a region in southern …

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What is Hawaiian Kona Coffee?

You might have heard of Hawaiian Kona Coffee, but do you know what makes it so special? Below we cover everything you need to know, including what it tastes like and why it is one of the most desirable coffees in the world. Where does Hawaiian Kona Coffee come from? Hawaiian Kona coffee is grown …

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What is Jamaican blue mountain coffee?

You might have heard of Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, but do you know what makes it so special? Below we cover everything you need to know, including what it tastes like and why it is one of the most desirable coffees in the world. Where does Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee come from? The Blue Mountains …

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A Guide to Coffee Processing Methods

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between the different coffee processing methods? Which method is better, and how exactly are they different from one another? In this article, we will walk you through the main methods of coffee processing so you can better understand how each influences the flavour of the coffee and …

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How much caffeine is in coffee?

According to Starbucks, coffee is the second most traded legal substance in the world (after oil). While not quite accurate, there’s no denying the popularity of coffee around the world. But recently, more and more people are asking one question: what’s in my cup? And that means caffeine content as well. How many mg of …

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