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PTs DIRECT TRADE COFFEE

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. quietly launches our PTs Direct Trade Coffee . Read more about our program we developed in cooperation with several other independent roasters from around the US. Our goal is to build an alliance of roasters to agree on the program principles, which may eventually include Third Party Certification. While you are… Continue Reading

NEW TO PT’S – CHEMEX COFFEE BREWERS

Chemex coffee brewers are an under appreciated player in the coffee brewer market. They have been around since the 1940′s but have never caught on like automatic coffee brewers. This oversight is unfortunate, considering they are wonderfully simple, economical and easy to use. They have no mechanical parts or timers that quit working after 60… Continue Reading

COFFEEGEEK.COM SUMS UP THE SUMMER IN COFFEE

My friend Mark Prince, owner of www.coffeegeek.com, has just published his latest article on his website. Its a look at the happenings in the coffee world through the summer months and features some of the best coffees on earth as well as a how-to guide to making Ice Coffee at home. Be sure to check… Continue Reading

THE LATEST NEWS….

The newest and best way to stay up to date with PTs new coffee offerings, jam sessions, training classes and community education is to join and follow us on Twitter.com! Follow the link and set up your account today. We hope to have some great news in the coming weeks. Follow us on Twitter.com New… Continue Reading

NOTES FROM THE ROAD…. KIGOMA, TANZANIA

Does “T.I.A.” mean anything to you? If so, then you’ve been to Africa! I don’t need to explain, do I? For those who aren’t familiar with the phrase, it’s an acronym for all the frustrating little things that happen day in and day out when you are in Africa. The “little things” that when you… Continue Reading

mmm…cupping

This morning, Adam (our roaster), Bryan (cupper and customer service rep) and I had a cupping that included a newer crop as well as Sumatra Gayo Mountain and Los Planes Reserva del Mandador. I had been tasting our La Bella Vita espresso (quite tasty!) and thought I would mosey in just to see what the… Continue Reading

CUPPING NOTES OF INTEREST – BELOYA AND ARICHA

Yesterday was a fantastic day! I arrived at the office knowing that new crop Ethiopian Beloya and Ethiopian Aricha selections were waiting for me to sample roast. You can just imagine my anticipation as these are two of the most sought after African coffees in the world, and we had them in our greedy little… Continue Reading

ETHIOPIA ARICHA SELECTION 7 ALMOST GONE!

We are sad to announce that we are almost out of one of our favorite coffees, Ethiopia Aricha Selection 7. This amazing coffee is a great example of the potential of naturally processed Ethiopian coffees. It is sweet and juicy, with notes of berries and sweet citrus. If you miss out on the last of… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT UPDATE…

  David is owner of Sustainable Harvest, the importer we are working with on the Gombe Coffee Project. If you haven’t tried this coffee, with the remarkable story, now is a great time. I will be visit David in Tanzania later this month. I hope you enjoy his update from the Gombe National Park.  … Continue Reading

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