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NOTES FROM HACIENDA LA ESMERALDA – FIRST HAND ACCOUNT

Jason Johnson, a PT’s Coffee’s employee, was visiting Hacienda La Esmeralda during the auction.  Here is his first hand account: I got up this morning at 6 am with nervous anticipation.  Daniel was picking me up around 7 and then we were going to the farm to watch the auction.  This year’s crop production was… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA SPECIAL CUPPING – AUCTION ON MAY 19TH!

The excitement level at the roasting facility always rises when we receive a large, white envelope (or box) filled to the brim with green coffee samples.  This white envelope represents a great potential; it represents the great potential for amazing coffee.  Needless to say, when said white envelope arrived from Hacienda La Esmeralda in Panama,… Continue Reading

ETHIOPIA SIDAMO AND KENYA NDARO-INI REVIEWED BY PURE COFFEE

Two of our favorite coffees, Organic Ethiopia Sidamo Special Prep and Kenya AA Ndaro-Ini, were recently featured on the Pure Coffe blog.  You can check out the review here!  One of my favorite lines from the review is, “if your coffee doesn’t make your eyes roll into the back of your head in ecstasy, then… Continue Reading

90+ REVIEWS FROM COFFEE REVIEW

Our Kenya AA Ndaro-Ini received a 92 and our Panama Finca Lerida received a 91! Here is what Ken Davids had to say about these wonderful coffees: PT’s Coffee Kenya Ndaro-Ini Top Auction Lot Topeka, Kansas Reviewed: February 2009   Aroma              9 Acidity             8 Body                8 Flavor              9 Aftertaste         8  … Continue Reading

CUP OF EXCELLENCE CELEBRATES

MISSOULA, US – The Cup of Excellence wraps up another successful competition and auction year, giving the program sustained momentum to continue discovering and promoting the world¹s exemplary coffees as the program enters its 10th year.Nine countries: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Rwanda, Colombia, Bolivia and Brazil, hosted extensive cupping competitions in 2008, and 236 distinct… Continue Reading

FINCA LOS PLANES SOCCER TEAM

For over a year now we’ve been working to reward the pickers at Finca Los Planes in El Salvador for all their hard work. They’ve been very diligent in their harvest, picking only the ripest red cherries to ensure the coffee harvest from this small farm in El Salvador will be exceptional. We promised them early on that… Continue Reading

EXCELLENT CUPPING SESSION

I just finished a cupping session that left my palate dancing.  It started with our Kenya Ndaro-Ini.  While grinding this coffee, it immediately became obvious that the Ndaro-Ini can hold its own against any Kenyan.  It’s fragrance was sweet with a subtle but beautiful berry note.  Its wet aroma betrayed its origin, with nice light… Continue Reading

NEW FOOTBALL UNIFORMS FOR LOS PLANES!

On my morning commute, it always seems like war and violence dominate the news.  Stories about innocent people hiding in their houses for days on end tug on my heartstrings.  In the midst of all of these stories, the ones that report someone giving a helping hand or bringing a little joy into the lives… Continue Reading

PANAMA ELIDA ESTATE

In this video you can hear from Wilford Lamastus as he describes the various harvesting processes he uses on his farm. You can read more or purchase Elida Estate Reserve coffee here…

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