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January Special-Organic Mexican-Buy 5lbs and get an extra 1lb FREE (5lb size only)!

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January Special-Organic Mexican-Buy 5lbs and get an extra 1lb FREE (5lb size only)!

Chiapas borders Guatemala and the Sierra Madre mountain range offers the altitude and volcanic soils necessary for good coffee production. These beans come from the state of Chiapas, mainly in the Soconusco region.  The coffee is grown under the strict rules for organic food production which adds value to it. Mexican coffees are lighter-bodied, delicate through to sweeter coffees with caramel, toffee or chocolate flavours.  Most coffee in Mexico is produced by smallholders rather than larger estates.   Mexican coffees are lighter-bodied, delicate through to sweeter coffees with caramel, toffee or chocolate flavours.  Mexico Chiapas Tuxtla Gutierrez Estado SHG EP...

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December Special-Brazilian Esmeralda-Buy 5lbs and get an EXTRA 1lb FREE (5lb size only)!

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December Special-Brazilian Esmeralda-Buy 5lbs and get an EXTRA 1lb FREE (5lb size only)!

According to The World Atlas of Coffee, Brazil has been the world's largest producer of coffee for more than 150 years.  They currently grow around one-third of the world's coffee.  It was introduced to this country from French Guiana in 1727 when Brazil was still under Portuguese rule. Coffee production boomed between 1820 and 1830 and began to feed the global coffee market. There was a second boom in the late 1800's and into the 1900's.  By the 1920's they were producing 80% of the world's coffee.    Better Brazilian coffees tend to have low acidity, are heavy in body...

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November Special and News!

November Special and News!

Organic Guatemalan Huehuetenango-Buy 5lbs and get an EXTRA 1LB FREE! (5lb size only)   The coffee industry in Guatemala started in the 1800's due to the collapse of indigo.  They are now one of the top producers of coffee in Central America. Guatemala has three non-volcanic regions, Huehuetenango being the highest and driest.  The region has ideal geographic conditions for the cultivation of excellent coffee with distinct acidity and fruited flavours. Altitude Grading: Similar to other Central American countries, Guatemala uses a version of the altitude grading: Prime: grown at 750-900m Extra Prime: grown at 900-1050m Semi Hard Bean (SHB):...

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New Coffee Festival in Vancouver: Sunday, November 26th!

New Coffee Festival in Vancouver: Sunday, November 26th!

Please join us on Sunday, November 26th from 10-5pm for a great new event in Vancouver.  This festival focuses on microroasters in British Colombia, ones that you may not have heard of before and some that you  have. There will be food from local vendors as well as a swag store where you can purchase brewing equipment or bags of your new favourite roaster's beans.  Go to: beanstockfestival.coffee for tickets.

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October Special-Cuban Altura Lavada-5LB size only-Get extra 1lb free!

October Special-Cuban Altura Lavada-5LB size only-Get extra 1lb free!

Cuban coffee production remains low but it's definitely a growing industry there and there has been much interest and expansion as of late. The climate and topography is well suited to coffee growing and it's an up and comer. The Sierra Maestra region, where this coffee is from, is mountainous and runs the length of the southern coast.  Most of the coffee production on the island is done here. Cupping notes:  Relatively low in acidity with a heavier body. Coffee Details   Crop Year 2016-2017 Continental Region Sierra Maestra Country Cuba 1. Process Washed 2. Process Hand picked Varietal Typica...

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