Archive for the Organic Coffee Category


The Problem of Organic Coffee Low Yields

One can argue that sustainable agriculture has its own rewards, but that does not keep a coffee farmer from going broke during a couple of bad years! A major issue is the problem of organic coffee low yields.

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Are Sustainable Coffee Businesses Viable Financial Entities?

All too often a grower quits paying to have their operation certified because they do not have a ready market for the coffee produced by their sustainable operation. This brings us to the point for today. Are sustainable coffee businesses viable financial entities?

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What Is Organic Coffee?

The pinnacle of the coffee world is organic coffee. So what is organic coffee? The organic label means that the coffee you are drinking was grown, processed, and stored according to sustainable agricultural practices and not mixed with coffee that does not meet this standard.

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Should Your Coffee Creamer Be Organic?

Do you take the time and make the effort to buy organic coffee? Or do you purchase any of the Colombian coffees that are organic in everything but name? Either way, should your creamer be organic too?

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Colombian Organic Coffee Brands

Colombian coffee is widely acclaimed to some of the best coffee in the world. But what about Colombian organic coffee brands and Colombian coffee brands for standard Colombian Arabica coffee? Any coffee grown in Colombia qualifies for Juan Valdez designation, meaning that the Colombian Coffee Growers Association certifies it as 100% Colombian.

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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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Fair Trade Coffee

What is Fair Trade coffee? Where does it come from and who makes it? Is it organic coffee or is it a gourmet coffee brand? Is Fair Trade a good cup or coffee or just an expensive one? Fair Trade Coffee The idea behind Fair Trade coffee is provide a price floor for small scale […]

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Trader Joe’s Benefits

You may have heard about Trader Joe’s coffee but there are also many other Trader Joe’s benefits. Trader Joe’s is an American grocery store chain. They have been ranked as having the highest sales per square foot in the USA. And Trader Joe’s was also ranked as the second best supermarket chain after Wegman’s. They […]

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Organic Coffee Health Benefits

Why drink organic coffee? There are two good reasons. Organic coffee is typically Arabica which is the best tasting and aromatic coffee. And there are many organic coffee health benefits. First of all, coffee by itself is good for your health. Organic coffee has all of the good qualities of regular coffee. And, the other […]

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