CARBONIC MACERATION

CARBONIC MACERATION

CARBONIC MACERATION In my previous blog post, I discussed some points on COFFEE FERMENTATION. Elkin Guzman from Finca El Mirador in Pitalito, Huila, Colombia who is world-wide known for his experimentation with different fermentation processes and he has given us...

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COFFEE FERMENTATION

COFFEE FERMENTATION

COFFEE FERMENTATION Coffee fermentation is not only a hot topic in the coffee industry, but it has shown to be the secret behind the quality of a cup of excellence. We have spoken to one of the coffee farmers in Colombia,  Elkin Guzman from Finca El Mirador in...

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HONEY PROCESSED COFFEE

HONEY PROCESSED COFFEE

HONEY PROCESSED COFFEE In my previous blog post on Coffee Processing, I described the main different processes of coffee, one of them being the Honey Process. I would like to add a bit more information on the Honey Process as it is becoming a very popular trend in the...

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COFFEE PROCESSING

COFFEE PROCESSING

COFFEE PROCESSING   Coffee processing refers to the steps that the coffee beans go through post-harvest. The processes can be categorized into three different key types: natural/unwashed, washed and honey. Knowing more about these processes can help you...

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COFFEE VARIETALS

COFFEE VARIETALS

COFFEE VARIETALS Coffee is so much more complex than what we know. Besides the fact that coffee from each country (origin) tastes different from one another…there are also different coffee varietals from each origin. The characteristics of a cup of coffee are not only...

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WHAT IS FAIR TRADE COFFEE?

WHAT IS FAIR TRADE COFFEE?

What is Fair Trade coffee? If you have ever come across the small "Fair Trade" label on your coffee bag and did not understood what it is for, then the following might just make things a little clearer. Fair Trade is like a partnership between coffee producers and...

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THE GREEN BEANS ARE HERE!

THE GREEN BEANS ARE HERE!

Our Colombian Green Beans has arrived! Before I share our excitement about our Colombian green beans that arrived...I want to tell you a bit about who we are. My name is Nicole and I'm from Ceres, South Africa. Jose, my husband, is from Cali, Colombia, also know as...

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