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Decaf Coffee Explained

By Jonathan Putnam on Sep 25th, 2017

The Science Behind Decaf Coffee All coffee contains caffeine. Arabica beans contain approximately 75-130 mg of caffeine while Robusta contains 140-200 mg. Caffeine is one of the great benefits of coffee, and one of the reasons why the drink is so popular, but caffeine also poses problems, such as restlessness, insomnia, and even anxiety. For […]

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Flavor Profiles: Colombian Vs. Brazilian Coffee

By Jonathan Putnam on Sep 12th, 2017

Comparing the Flavor Profiles of Colombian and Brazilian Coffee Depending on the region – the typography, altitude, climate, and growing practices – coffee beans can have greatly different flavor profiles. Although there is no true hard and fast rule about coffee flavor profiles, we can at least highlight some generalizations about regional coffee beans. Today, […]

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Coffee Shops: A Brief History

By Jonathan Putnam on Sep 8th, 2017

A Brief History of the Coffee Shop Today, coffee shops are known as quiet, relaxing places to read, study, or enjoy some free WiFi, but this wasn’t always the case. Within the course of a few centuries, coffee shop culture has undergone some radical transformations. Here, we step back in time and examine the moments […]

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Why a Coffee Roaster Chooses Direct Trade

By Jonathan Putnam on Aug 30th, 2017

Why More Coffee Roasters Are Practicing “Direct Trade” If you read our recent blog post on fair trade whole bean coffee, then you know a little something about the term “direct trade” already. Recently, it has become more common for a coffee roaster to move away from the fair trade label which has been popular […]

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