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PT’S TANZANIA, KANYOVU COOP FEATURED IN FRESH CUP MAGAZINE

In the last month or so, I am sure that some of you may be tired of hearing about the Gombe Coffee Project in Tanzania. We are so proud of the work that Sustainable Harvest has been doing with the Kanyovu Coop that we are telling everyone that will listen. Well, now you do not… Continue Reading

MAKING SALVADORAN HISTORY!

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we led a group of roasters from around the United States  and El Salvador to purchase Finca La Lainez – Lot #6 – in the Cup of Excellence auction held June 5, 2008. In the process we assisted, San Salvador based cafe and roaster, Viva Espresso to become pioneers as the first El… Continue Reading

PTs WINS EL SALVADOR CUP OF EXCELLENCE AUCTION LOT

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we have purchased a wonderful coffee in the auction for El Salvador Cup of Excellence. Along with other members of our group, we purchased lot #6 in the auction that just concluded on the internet site www.cupofexcellence.org. If you’ve never visited this site, I encourage you to tour the site and see… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT UPDATES…

In a previous blog post we introduced you to a new offering and Direct Trade Coffee from Tanzania – Gombe Coffee Project, Kanyovu Coop.The project is now in it’s second year, is endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute and we have the first harvest coffee available through PTs Coffee. But more recently we’ve been receiving updates… Continue Reading

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

The Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us. We hope everyone has a safe and eventful weekend of BBQ’n and fun! We will be having a staff BBQ on Sunday night to celebrate the great coffee harvest and successful run at the United States Barista Competition in 2008. Steaks and BOCA (vegetarian) burgers are on… Continue Reading

“God in the Cup”

I’m reading this new book called  “God in the Cup?”  No, I’m not going to review the book – you’re safe. But it is an interesting read, even if some of the facts are a little off track and personalities a little exaggerated. My friend Duane can tell you all about the exaggerations.I  purchased my copy… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT – TANZANIA NOW AVAILABLE

We are proud to announce that the coffee from the Gombe Coffee Project is finally available. All of Sustainable Harvest’s and the Tanzanian farmers’ labor has certainly paid off. They have gone from producing a coffee that could not be considered “Specialty Coffee” to producing a coffee that we cupped at an 89! In the… Continue Reading

LOS PLANES PEABERRY NOW AVAILABLE

Sergio and Isabel have gone to great lengths to bring you one of the sweetest cups of coffee you will ever taste! This peaberry from Finca Los Planes in El Salvador is a real treat. It has an aroma that is dominated by sweet cherries. The cherry notes carry into the cup and are combined… Continue Reading

“THE PETE” TAKES 2ND AT THE USBC

Minneapolis, MN, May 6, 2008 PT’s Coffee Roasting Co.’s Pete Licata, of Overland Park, Kan., placed 2nd in the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s 7th Annual United States Barista Championship. The competition was held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Competitors from across the nation fought for the industry-wide acclaimed title of 2008… Continue Reading