Coffee

  • School Fundraising Ideas
    The tradition of Girl Scout cookies being sold through elementary and middle schools is a long and perfectly honorable one. We're also familiar with bake sales and candy sales as school fundraising to....
  • Decaf Coffee
    Making decaf coffee is a scientifically simple process that either involves solvents or activated charcoal. The beans are soaked in water to dissolve the caffeine. Then the solvent or activated charco....
  • Coffee Roasters
    Coffee roasters used to be journeymen, but no more. Now they're more like celebrity chefs, complete with loyal followings and highly descriptive reviews. As coffee becomes elevated from a mundane be....
  • Espresso Coffee Beans
    Espresso coffee beans can be almost any dark-roasted variety with good body. Those beans roasted darkest are sometimes labeled "espresso," but there is no specific espresso bean. If you're looking f....
  • Sumatra Coffee
    Sumatra coffee from Indonesia has one of the most distinct characters of all origin coffees. Most coffee experts believe that its deep, pungent, earthy character results less from the botanical varie....
  • Flavored Coffees
    Disdainful press aside, flavored coffees are not really the plebian bane some purists think they are. They're certainly not anything new. A thousand years ago in the Middle East, for example, coffee d....
  • South American Coffees
    American coffees are grown in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. To a large extent, the crops from this region share certain qualities. For one, they are without exception Arabica bean....
  • Fair Trade Coffee
    Fair trade coffee bypasses the coffee trader, or middleman, and gives the producer higher profits. Importers and roasters develop relationships with producers, which cuts out the middlemen, or "coffee....
  • Arabica Coffee Beans
    Arabica coffee beans account for about 70 percent of the world's coffee. Arabica was the earliest species of coffee tree to be cultivated, first in Ethiopia and then in Arabia. Arabica coffee beans....
  • Espresso Coffee Pods
    Every now and then, a new technology comes along that raises the bar, and in the last two years, espresso coffee pods have done just that. These pods are paper packets filled with a pre-measured amou....