Archive for the ‘Arabica Organic Coffee’ Category


Peace Comes to the Coffee Growing Regions of Colombia

On November 30, 2016 both house of congress in Colombia ratified a peace agreement between the government and FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army). The half century long Colombian Civil War was over. During the war more than 200,000 people died, most of whom were civilians. And more than 5 million people [...]

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Could You Really Die from Death Wish Coffee?

A couple of years ago Death Wish coffee became a household name due to an ad run during the Superbowl. The name Death Wish has to do with its high caffeine content. If you watched Super Bowl 50 you may have seen the commercial for Death Wish Coffee. Vikings rowing a long boat on a [...]

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Fresh Ground Coffee for Backpacking

What if you are an outdoors enthusiast and also a lover of healthy organic coffee? The last time you went backpacking in the Rocky Mountains, walked the Pacific Crest Trail or walked around the high country almost anywhere how was your coffee? The odds are that you brought instant coffee and tried to forget how [...]

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Coffee That Tastes Like Starbucks

If you are a lover of coffee house coffee you know all about Starbucks. These folks have been in the coffee house business since 1971 and have nearly twenty-four thousand locations all across the globe. If you enjoy their products and want more coffee that tastes like Starbucks what do you do? First of all [...]

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Organic Decaffeinated Coffee K Cups

If you are a single serve coffee lover but also want organic without the caffeine what do you do? It turns out that organic decaffeinated k cups are not that hard to find. Google the term. Target online carries several Keurig brands of organic decaffeinated coffee k cups as well as Newman’s Own, McCafe, Peet’s [...]

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Organic Coffee to Go

You can be an organic coffee purist who buys imported green organic coffee beans and roasts just enough for a day’s consumption. Or you can be a lover of healthy organic coffee with a busy life and rarely be at home. If the latter is the case then where can you find organic coffee to [...]

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How Many Pounds of Coffee Do You Need to Trade for a Russian Fighter Jet?

Indonesia is the fourth largest coffee producer in the world at more than 800,000 tons a year. A fourth of their exports are high quality Arabica coffee beans and three fourths are lower quality but higher in caffeine content Robusta. As you enjoy your cup of Java remember that Java is an island in the [...]

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Organic Coffee vs Folgers

If you want organic coffee you need to look for organic certification on the label. If you buy Arabica coffee you are getting the highest quality coffee. Organic is virtually always Arabica. But the best-selling American coffee brand is Folgers. How can you compare organic coffee vs Folgers? Organic Coffee Healthy organic coffee is Arabica [...]

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Is Third Wave Coffee Really Better?

For generations Brazil exported its finest coffee and sold coffee mixed with things like corn meal locally. Now Brazil has coffee shops for the coffee connoisseur. The same thing, it turns out, is happening in Guatemala the Central American producer of Arabica coffees. Although Guatemala started planting some Robusta at lower altitudes due to leaf [...]

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Climate Change Drives Coffee Farmers to Higher Elevations

In the coffee growing region of Colombia they grow varieties like Caturra at lower altitudes around 3,000 to 5,000 while Arabica grows best in the 5,000 feet and above range. Part of this is because of coffee leaf rust which thrives at lower altitudes. As temperatures have risen on the mountainsides of Colombia, Arabica is [...]

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