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Get to Know The Coffee Plant

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When we sip on that delicious latte or filter brew, it’s easy to forget that our favorite drink comes from a plant. Yet millions of coffee trees grow around the world, their fruit powering us through the day. But what does a coffee...

How Many People in the United States Drink Specialty Coffee?

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 2017 U.S. Specialty Coffee Consumption Trends Infographic The full version of the following post was first published on SCA News By Heather Ward Specialty coffee consumption in the U.S. is...

Has Cold Brew Coffee Paved the Way for Cold Brew Cocoa?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There was a brief window heading into the summer of 2015 when all kinds of food-focused publications were ready to declare cold brewed cocoa the next big drink trend. Then it really wasn’t. We’re not totally sure who was first behind...

Geisha vs Bourbon: A Crash Course in Coffee Varieties

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In wine, varieties reign supreme. Everybody knows what a Merlot is, or a Chardonnay. But in the coffee world, they’re less understood. You might know of Geisha, but do you know the difference between a Bourbon and a Typica? Or why...

Record Coffee Earns $601 Per Pound at Best of Panama Auction

  The recent Best of Panama coffee auction, presented by the Specialty Coffee Association of Panama, shattered previous price records, with one winning 100-pound lot from Hacienda La Esmeralda fetching a whopping $601.00 USD per pound, the highest price ever paid...

How Might Roasting Affect Drip Extraction: A Detailed Analysis

Chris Kornman | June 26, 2017 Royal Coffee Director of Roasting Jen Apodaca. All images courtesy of Royal Coffee, Inc. In many cases, a roaster will make choices about heat application based on final, intended use. An espresso roast will differ significantly from a...

Understanding Coffee Extraction & Other Key Brewing Concepts

Home preparation is one of the amazing things about coffee. If you drink coffee at home, you’re probably doing at least a little work, like grinding beans or pouring hot water. And this sets it apart from things like specialty cacao, beer, and wine. However, there’s a...