Roaster’s notes

muungano Co-op

Muungano-Congo Coffee Revival

It’s been years since the Democratic Republic of Congo has been able to put forth quality Arabic coffee into the marketplace, but things are changing. Decades ago, Lake Kivu was the hub of coffee production for Congo, but in the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and DRC’s own civil […]

Bali Batur

Most people are familiar with Bali as a tropical, paradise travel destination, not necessarily a coffee growing region. Rightfully so, the alluring island lies just two miles east of Java and only produces small amounts of coffee in the Central Highlands, between the volcanoes of Batukaru and Agung. One of […]



Hacienda La Esmeralda Panama

New for 2013, our Direct Trade Rainforest Alliance Certified Panamanian Coffee is here. We travel the world to bring phenomenal gourmet coffees to your home or office. We are proud to offer our new ethically sourced, socially responsible roast-to-order Panamanian Rainforest Coffee. This direct trade coffee is grown under optimal […]

Fresh Roasted Coffee

We put a lot of time and effort into making sure we convey our message of “Fresh roasted coffee”, but what does that really mean. Does it matter when you order or receive your coffee after its roasted? Why can’t I just stock up and store coffee in my freezer […]



Ethiopian Highlands

As a roaster I have the privilege of cupping and drinking all the coffee we have to offer. Coffee being an agriculture crop like any other will change a bit from time to time. So much goes into that cup that it’s virtually impossible to produce the same exact cherry […]