Archive for the Coffee from Colombia Category


What Is Pink Bourbon Coffee?

The Bourbon coffee variety dates back to the 1700s when French missionaries first introduced it on Bourbon Island in the Indian Ocean. The island is called Réunion today and the missionaries moved on to Latin America in the middle of the 1800s. It was first grown in Brazil around 1860 and cultivation spread from there throughout Latin America. Because the standard Bourbon variety is susceptible to coffee leaf rust, it does best at higher altitudes at or above 1,800 meters where leaf rust is less likely to occur. Bourbon produces a tall coffee plant, excellent coffee, and medium to low production. It much of Latin America, basic Bourbon has been replaced by offshoots such as Caturra, Catuai, and Mundo Novo.

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Buy Arabica Coffee Directly from Colombia

When we wrote recently about Colombian Arabica organic coffee we received several requests for information and pricing from folks who wanted to buy Arabica coffee directly from Colombia. If you want good coffee, drink Arabica. If you want great coffee, look for Arabica coffee from Colombia. And if you want the best, look for Colombian […]

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Colombian Coffee History

It took a several centuries for coffee to spread to the MIddle East then across the world. That is when Colombian coffee history began in the 18th century

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Colombian Coffee during the Covid-19 Crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected many businesses including the Colombian coffee harvest! The problem is getting enough workers into the fields to pick the coffee as the beans ripen. Every year in Colombia about 150,000 workers enter the coffee fields (and mountain slopes) to harvest coffee. This work is “social distancing” at its core because […]

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Coffee from Manizales Colombia

Some of the best coffee in the world comes from a place where the highway signs give you a choice of heading to Bogota or Medellin. This piece of coffee heaven is Manizales, Colombia. The main highway to neighboring Pereira is even called the coffee highway, the Careterra de Café. Coffee grows everywhere from lowlands […]

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Gourmet Coffee Brands

For many folks there is a good cup of coffee, OK coffee, or bad coffee. In the world of true coffee lovers there is good coffee or exceptional coffee. And, for the true connoisseur there is gourmet coffee, either regular or one of the organic coffee brands. Although there is USDA certified organic coffee there […]

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Best Organic Coffee Brands

Are you willing to pay extra for a cup of coffee that is organic? Then you might as well go with the best organic coffee brands. So, first of all, what do high quality organic coffees have in common? And what makes one organic coffee different from another? Are there other factors besides coffee brand […]

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How Much Does Colombian Coffee Cost?

Colombia is the premier producer of high quality Arabica coffees, especially in wholesale quantities. But how much does Colombian coffee cost? Cost depends on the current coffee market, the quality of the coffee and export costs. A half-pound bag of ground coffee such as Aguila Roja in a Colombian grocery store will sell for around […]

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Colombian Arabica Organic Coffee

Do you like great organic coffee? If so, buy Colombian Arabica organic coffee. We often write about coffee from Colombia. That is because Colombia is a major coffee producer. They reliably grow commercial quantities of the best high quality Arabica coffee in the world. Arabica Coffee Why buy Arabica coffee? Why buy Arabica coffee? If […]

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How Does Coffee Block the Effects of Marijuana?

We have commented on many scientific studies relating to the health effects of drinking coffee. However, the bulk of these studies use reported coffee intake and reported health results. They are associative studies and do not get to the mechanics of how coffee with its antioxidants and caffeine may be helping people live longer, have […]

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