What is Specialty Coffee?


The term “Specialty coffee” was first coined by Erna Knutsen in the Tea & Coffee Trade Journal in 1974. Knutsen used this to label specialty coffee for the highest quality beans. These beans are grown at higher altitudes, in unique microclimates, in perfect soil, and harvested during the ideal time … Read more

The Different Types of Coffee Roasts


Have you been confused by coffee roast levels recently? Have you noticed how some coffee tastes different compared to others? Some taste bright and zesty. Others taste heavy and dark. Some taste like crackers or dark chocolate-covered raisins. When it comes to drinking coffee, there’s a ton of stuff to … Read more