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FINCA EL SOCORRO FROM GUATEMALA LANDS IN TOP 5 IN COFFEE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Big news for another one of our Direct Trade partners. Juan Diego De La Cerda of Guatemala – Finca El Socorro y Anexos  - finished in the top 5 of the Coffee of the Year competition when the winners were announced by the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Roasters Guild yesterday. I just… Continue Reading

BEST OF PANAMA AND MORE…

I was enjoying a rare day off at origin today – in Panama City this time – when all of the sudden I began to get these nagging feelings of guilt about not updating our PT’s blog more often. I hate it when that happens! A self imposed guilt trip ruining a perfectly good day… Continue Reading

10-DAYS IN GUATEMALA

Finca El Socorro, Guatemala In 2010 we introduced you to a Guatemalan offering that we at PT’s were thrilled to launch as our newest Direct Trade Relationship coffee. Finca El Socorro Maracaturra made it’s way into our roasting plant mid September and was gone before we knew it. As sad as we were to see… Continue Reading

SOUTHPAW ESPRESSO RELEASE

When developing a strategy for our new mainline blend, a lot of discussion and trials took place. After a year of exploration of different blending styles, single origins as espressos, playing with parameters and percentages of extraction, and just tasting what else is out there, we wrapped our heads around all the different versions, ideas… Continue Reading

FINCA LAS MERCEDES – DIRECT TRADE VISIT

What an exciting visit to Finca Mercedes last week, even if it was a little different than first anticipated. Normally we are eager just to see the quality of coffee this farm continues to produce. This year we got a little added excitement. One member of our traveling party awoke early to the sound of… Continue Reading

BANNER YEAR FOR COFFEE FARMING

In the past 23-years of coffee harvests, this is the first time in memory, for our friend and Owner of  Finca El Molino, Jose Antonio Salaverrria, that three key factors in coffee farming aligned in the favor of the coffee producer. You see, each year coffee farmers around the world face tremendous challenges in order… Continue Reading

MARKETING/GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN WANTED

We are searching for an energetic student that specializes in Marketing and/or Graphic Design. This is a Part-Time or Full-time internship that has a flexible schedule to work around class schedules.  This is a unique opportunity to diversify your experience and credentials.  There is potential for future employment in 2012. Responsibilities: 1) Research – Graphic… Continue Reading

PT’S GOING ON CIGAR CIRCUT

PT’S COFFEE ROASTING CO. TEAMS WITH TORAÑO FAMILY CIGAR COMPANY For “Single Region Tour” (Topeka, Kansas) Specialty coffee roaster, PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce their partnership with the Toraño Family Cigar Company. The two quality-driven companies are launching the Single Region Tour to kick off the new year. The Tour will feature… Continue Reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR – NEW OFFERINGS

The New Year is upon us and we thought it would be a great time for a review of the past years coffee’s, with an update of what’s to come in 2011.  Last year was an exciting year for us at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co..  We made new coffee discoveries, in Brazil and Guatemala, and… Continue Reading

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