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Travels to Source – Finca Los Planes

Our next stop on the journey through El Salvador was to one of my favorite farms, Finca Los Planes. This is an extraordinary farm that produces exceptional coffee in the Chalatenango region along the Honduras border. We’ve purchased this coffee for a couple of years and hope to continue the process for many more. Sergio… Continue Reading

SSL Certificate Problems Resolved

We would like to let everyone know that we have resolved the problems with our SSL Certificate. While the certification lapsed, our security did not. Any orders that you placed during that time were completely secure. We use the SSL Certificate System to provide you with the assurance that our shopping cart system is secure.… Continue Reading

Who will take the Midwest???

In less than a week we will know who the champion is. That’s right, the 7th annual SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Competition starts on Friday and the team at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. has been hard at work for months to bring everything they’ve got to the table.  We have three competitors this year, ready… Continue Reading

ETHIOPIA ARICHA SELECTION 7 IS BACK!!

  Ethiopia Aricha Selection 7 is back! Since the Ethiopian coffee harvest is now underway, we will all have to wait a couple months to taste the intriguing flavors coming out of coffee’s birthplace. In order to hold you over until that time, we have brought back a small quantity of one of our favorites… Continue Reading

PTS IMPROVED TRAINING PROGRAM

Training, in many ways, is the cornerstone of any successful coffee business. You can use the best coffee available, have the best possible location, and buy top of the line equipment, but without proper instruction on preparation methods, there is no guarantee of success. With the specialty coffee industry on the rise, consumers are becoming… Continue Reading

Congratulations Home-Barista Winners

Congratulations winners of the Home-Barista Wish List contest! Over the course of the last month, there have been nearly 1,000 awarded prizes in a holiday contest being held by the website www.home-barista.com. This has been a great opportunity for us to get to know some of their members, as well as giving them incentive to… Continue Reading

Important Holiday Shipping Guidelines

We know that holiday shopping can be hectic, so in an effort to minimize the stress a little bit, we did some research on different shipping policies during the busy holiday season. Here are some simple guidelines to make sure that you receive your order before December 25th. If you are shipping with USPS Priority… Continue Reading

Apples to Apples

As fall sets in there are numerous things to think about if you work in the coffee industry. It’s time to get the retail merchandise out, to staff up behind the bar and brace ourselves for the busiest time of the year. In addition to the normal hubbub, we are only about 9 weeks away… Continue Reading

Moving the roaster…..

For those of you who wondered how it all went down…we took pictures

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