Archive for the ‘La Roya’ Category


Café Bombón

Café Bombón originated in Valencia, Spain and spread throughout Spain, Europe, Asia and the Americas. As the popularity of café Bombón spread variations in how to make it also occurred. When made in Malaysia as Kopi Susu Panas or in Thailand as Gafeh Rorn it is commonly made with ground coffee and sweetened condensed milk [...]

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Wanted: Coffee Pickers in Colombia

There was an interesting item on the TV news last night out of Bogot­á. In Manizales in the heart of the Eje Cafetero (the Colombian coffee growing axis) they are concerned that there will not be enough coffee pickers in Colombia for what is shaping up to be a record harvest. The Colombian coffee harvest [...]

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Brazil Drought Drives Arabica Prices Higher

The worst drought in Sao Paulo state in Brazil in 84 years could leave the 9 million person city of Sao Paulo without city water within 100 days according to a report on the Weather Channel. Brazil’s largest city could run dry in less than 100 days if the city’s government doesn’t act, Brazil’s Public [...]

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Wait Five Years for a Cup of Coffee

For folks who are used to stopping by Starbucks for a cup of coffee on the way to work it may be a little difficult to imagine that they might have to wait five years for a cup of coffee! This thought is occasioned by an article we read in the online Arizona Daily Star. [...]

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