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Origin Trip Report: Costa Rica, Feb. 2024

By Will Vunderink on Feb 16, 2024

Our green coffee buying team began their Central America trip in Costa Rica, learning about unique processing methods at Volcán Azul and soil management at Finca Llanos.

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Flying Monkey Gets a Golden Mug!

By Karlie Kyser on Jan 30, 2024

We're pleased to announce that Flying Monkey, one of our signature espressos, was recently named Brew Queue Favorite in MistoBox's 9th Annual Golden Mug Awards!

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Introducing our newest Direct Trade partner

By Will Vunderink on Jan 19, 2024

Meet Asdrubal Apolo! Along with his daughter, Mireya, and her husband Freddie, Asdrubal works a five-hectare farm, Nueva Vida, in southwestern Ecuador. It's truly a family operation.

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We're 2024 Good Food Awards Finalists!

By Karlie Kyser on Jan 08, 2024

Exciting news! We're honored to have been named a 2024 Good Food Awards Finalist for one of our perennial Direct Trade offerings from Guatemala: Finca El Socorro Java Washed.

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Farewell, 2023. Here's to 30 more years!

By Will Vunderink on Dec 27, 2023

It was a year of celebration, challenges, and exciting changes—an opportunity to reintroduce ourselves to the world after reaching this three-decade milestone. Thanks to all who helped make it memorable!

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Meet our new packaging!

By Will Vunderink on Nov 02, 2023

Big news: as of November 2nd we’ve transitioned our standard bag size from 12oz to 10oz. Along with this change comes refreshed packaging across the board, from coffee bags to shipping boxes.

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"The next time you buy a coffee mug, make sure to consider its color..."

By Will Vunderink on Sep 08, 2023

Visual cues as simple as the color of the vessel we're drinking out of subconsciously affect our perception of flavor. Our recent public cupping opened some eyes!

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Origin Trip Report: Colombia, June 2023

By Will Vunderink on Jul 14, 2023

The past few years have brought many changes for our longtime partners in Nariño, from new leadership at Finca Villa Loyola to a new processing site for Finca Santa Maria.

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Origin Trip Report: Panama, April 2023

By Will Vunderink on May 11, 2023

Nearly two decades into the Panamanian Gesha revolution, the country’s premier producers continue to push the boundaries of specialty coffee by exploring and refining processing techniques.

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