COFFEE 101

PT’s COVERS LOCAL “TKbiz” MAGAZINE

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. and the Gombe Coffee Project, along with travels to Burundi and El Salvador, are featured in the Fall 2009 TKBiz Magazine. Click through the pages and check out the “postcards from coffees origin.” [nggallery id=9]

CHECK OUT PT’S ON KTKA.COM!

If you were not able to make it to last Thursday’s Gombe Coffee Project Video Launch Party, Channel 49 News is here to the rescue!  You can check out Ben Bauman’s coverage of the Party on their website here, and you can view the full Gombe Coffee Project Video in our Media Room here.  And… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT VIDEO LAUNCH PARTY

You are invited to join PT’s Coffee Roasting Co and Gizmo Pictures to celebrate The Gombe Coffee Project Video release!  Gizmo Picture’s David Kitchner traveled with PT’s Jeff Taylor on a coffee sourcing trip to Tanzania, documenting the lives and work of these hardworking farmers.  That night will be the first viewing of this incredible… Continue Reading

INTRODUCING: CELEBRATION OF HARVEST BOXES

During the peak of new harvest arrivals, it is difficult to choose between so many great new coffees.  We have heard the questions time and time again…  “Which coffee from Los Planes should I try?  Which Panamanian coffee should I try first?  How can I choose?”  To help alleviate this conundrum, we are creating a… Continue Reading

CELEBRATION OF HARVEST – FINCA LAS MERCEDES AND FINCA KILIMANJARO

We have a little confession to make. When we are searching for great coffee at origin, we don’t always just fly to the country, get off the airplane and follow our super-sensitive noses up the mountainside to the best coffee farm in the country. Don’t tell anyone, but oftentimes we have help. One of our… Continue Reading

PT’S CELEBRATION OF HARVEST 2009 – FINCA LOS PLANES

I’ve always been a fan of “underdog” stories. You know, the stories where there’s no chance of someone succeeding and yet, despite all odds, they do. That is the story of Finca Los Planes and several other farms in the small region of Chaletenango, El Salvador. Friends at Finca Los Planes The Chaletenango region of… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA SPECIAL SO ESPRESSO – VERY LIMITED SUPPLY

Whenever we receive a new coffee, we roast it to different profiles in order to figure out where the coffee shines with perfection. For this year’s crop of Esmeralda Special, we took a small amount of both lots to a slightly darker roast profile. Although we decided that it wouldn’t quite work for our normal… Continue Reading

TRIP REPORT: GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT – TANZANIA

Gombe Coffee Project: Kanyovu Coop 2009 We were still hours from our destination, Kigoma, Tanzania, when we told our Rwandan driver, Saidi, to keep the Land Rover in the “ruts of the road.” It appeared to be the safest place to ride. The “road” was really more of a trail left by Chinese contractors creating… Continue Reading

ETHIOPIA BELOYAS NOW AT A SPECIAL PRICE

In the past couple of years, naturally processed coffee from the areas surrounding the Ethiopian villages of Beloya and Aricha have created a huge stir in the coffee world. These coffees raise eyebrows and cause you to question your taste buds. Is that a strawberry? Was the coffee soaked in blueberries before it was roasted?… Continue Reading