Tag: sustainability

Waka Coffee: Bringing Instant Back

You may remember when I wrote an article a while back about the roots of a specialty instant coffee movement happening among coffee drinkers. What has once been deemed a major “no-no” among coffee connoisseurs is now something that is actually being added back into the coffee drinkers’ arsenal of brown-liquid creating weapons. As I’ve started experimenting with specialty instant coffee myself, I am going to tell you a little bit about a new company on the scene: Waka coffee. Continue reading “Waka Coffee: Bringing Instant Back”

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Is Specialty Coffee Worth It?

With the growing trend towards specialty coffee, there has been some speculation about whether or not the extra effort is worth it. Specialty coffee requires extra time, energy, money, and significant research and study to be done well. For someone just looking for their morning fix; many would argue that it isn’t worth it. Allow me to change your mind… Continue reading “Is Specialty Coffee Worth It?”

Coffea Stenophylla: The Unknown Coffee

Most of the coffee that is currently consumed throughout the world is of the Arabica or Robusta species. Arabica is known for it’s higher quality and more fruity and floral flavors, while Robusta is known for it’s more bitter earthy flavors.

While those are primarily the only two species found on the market, there are actually 124 different species of the coffee plant. Coffea Stenophylla is one of them that has actually been for many years a mystery. Continue reading “Coffea Stenophylla: The Unknown Coffee”

Arcadia Coffee Roasters: Giving Purpose To Your Daily Grind

In the world of commodities (coffee included) sometimes we as consumers forget about what goes into what we wear, use, eat and drink. I am here to tell you about two guys who haven’t forgotten and are here to help you remember too. Continue reading “Arcadia Coffee Roasters: Giving Purpose To Your Daily Grind”