Posts Tagged organic coffee certification


How Is Organic Coffee Harvested?

Organic coffee is good for you and good for the environment. From planting to harvesting to storage and transportation organic coffee is kept separate for regular coffee. That having been said the harvesting of organic coffee is similar to that of regular. Harvesting Coffee in the Eje Cafetero of Colombia The coffee harvest in Colombia […]

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Is Organic Coffee Toxin Free?

We live in a world where they keep adding more and more things to our food and drink. Are things like high fructose corn syrup or monosodium glutamate good for you? How about the residues of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, or antibiotics? What toxins are the lurking about that you don’t know about? How […]

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How to Pick an Organic Coffee Brand

Coffee has many health benefits besides being a great way to start the day. Healthy organic coffee is preferable because of the reduction in impurities obtained by a purely organic food chain. Healthy organic coffee has been around for a long, long time. Unfortunately in the modern era the use of pesticides and herbicides has […]

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History of Organic Coffee

Healthy organic coffee has been around ever since coffee was discovered growing wild and ever since it was first grown. However, the history of organic coffee of the certified variety starts in 1990. The Organic Foods Production Act was passed in 1990. It – requires the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a National List of […]

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Is Coffee Leaf Rust Due to Climate Change?

It is fashionable these days to blame any natural phenomena on global warming. With this in mind we ask a question. Is coffee leaf rust due to climate change? This is a pertinent question as Arabica coffee production has been devastated in several nations in the Western Hemisphere due to coffee leaf rust. There is […]

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One Hundred Percent Natural Coffee

The issue arose the other day of whether or not there is a difference between healthy organic coffee and one hundred percent natural coffee. One of our readers recently asked this question, Is it possible to find any coffee which is not merely organic, but ‘100% natural,’ that is, it is neither artificially decaffeinated NOR […]

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Organic Coffee Growers

The work of organic coffee growers is to produce excellent coffee using sustainable farming practices. The work of organic coffee growers is to bring healthy organic coffee to your table while preserving Mother Earth. Organic coffee growers are commonly certified by the United States Department of Agriculture or one of its affiliates for the USA […]

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Organic Food Certification

There are varying rules that apply to organic food certification depending upon the business that is seeking certification. Obviously the same rules wouldn’t apply to organic seed suppliers as would apply to organic restaurants. But there is an organic certification process for each and every stage of food production – from seed to table. Basically, […]

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Dry Coffee Beans to Stop Fermentation

A recent news release regarding coffee production in Honduras refers to the need to dry coffee beans to stop fermentation. Coffee, whether regular of healthy organic coffee, needs to ripen to the right degree and no more. Remember that the coffee that we drink comes from the seed of the coffee berry and not the […]

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Buy Organic Coffee

For the best combination of coffee flavor, healthy antioxidants, and purity buy organic coffee. When you buy organic coffee you help the environment and family coffee growers in remote parts of the world. Healthy organic coffee has fewer, or none, of the hundred and fifty or so contaminants found in regular coffee. What it still […]

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