Category Archives: Coffee of the Month

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Brazilian Specialty Coffee

With regards to coffee production, Brazil is king, and has been for more than 150 years! This Latin American country contributes more than one-third of the global coffee supply; literally millions of metric tons each and every year, and among this is the odd Brazilian specialty coffee. Considering the sheer size of the country (approximately […]

John Watt Burundi Specialty Coffee

Burundi Specialty Coffee

Compared to its neighbouring countries, the small east-central African country known as The Republic of Burundi isn’t particularly well known for its specialty coffee. This, however, is not for lack of quality. In fact, the smallholder farmers who grow the vast majority of the country’s coffee produce a crop of a quality that can be […]

April’s Coffee of the Month – Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is perfect for growing coffee with its warmth, high altitudes and fertile soils but this has not been taken advantage of because of civil war and ongoing political instability. The government and people of DRC are starting to see coffee exports as a positive way of rebuilding their economy. […]

Fairtrade Nicaraguan Medium

This coffee has a sweet aroma, citrus tones, a bright medium acidity and a well-rounded cup. Our Fairtrade Nicaraguan coffee comes from the mountainous northwest region of Nicaragua – because it is a strictly high grown coffee, grown at high altitudes, the bean develops slower, resulting in a higher density. Nicaraguan coffee production is mainly […]

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Guatemalan

This coffee is a full bodied, vibrant cup with a little spice and a touch of caramel. Guatemala has very diverse geographic and climatic characteristics, thus its territory is divided into eight separate regions in terms of coffee cultivation. From the growing areas grouped based on different micro-climates, the highest region is the Huehuetenango, where […]