Is La Roya Devastating Coffee Production?

In many ways, La Roya is like the flu. When there is a flu outbreak, this usually affects a lot of people. Those who are healthy, take of themselves and have strong immune systems, are less likely to ...

Metal tray with a sample of roasted beans on a marbeled surface

Roasting For Filter And Espresso At Home

When we buy a bag of roasted specialty coffee, often we see the words “light”, “medium”, and “dark” used to describe the roast profile. However, some roasters may not provide a profile at ...

Glass of chai latte

What Is A Chai Latte?

The chai latte is hot, milky, fragrant, gently spicy, and popular in cafés everywhere. However, despite the fact that it’s served in coffee shops and named after the latte, it actually contains no ...

Glass with coffee and ice cream

What Is An Affogato?

The affogato is a hot and cold delicacy available on many specialty coffee shop menus, as well as in restaurants. It is a rich, creamy blend of two very different flavours. While generally considered ...

View of a organic coffee crop in Brazil

The Pros & Cons of Growing Organic Coffee

The topic of organic coffee can be polarizing. For those in favor of it, the environmental benefits of organic production are obvious. Those on the other side might mention the inefficient and expens ...