Four Letter Word: A True Coffee Love Story There are some people out there that are driven by creativity and sheer passion -- and when these types of people pair up, big things tend to happen. This was the case for long-time friends, Eylem Ozkaya and Ria Neri. Collectively, they decided to build their artisan … Continue reading Four Letter Word: A True Coffee Love Story
What once started in Assam, India, has now grown into an ever-changing story. A story that highlights the importance of passion, people, and community within the coffee roasting industry. Each and every roaster has their own unique story, and Five & Hoek Coffee Co. is no different. In fact, their story has been shaped by … Continue reading “Slow Down and Enjoy” with Five & Hoek Coffee Co.
When you first encounter a bag of Folly Coffee, you immediately notice their playful branding, unique packaging, and all around creativity. However, once you open a bag, smell, and then taste what's inside, you are immediately transported to a world of serious, quality roasting. This is represented in one of the brand's taglines, "Fun Coffee, … Continue reading Folly Coffee Roasters: A Fun Brand Who Take Roasting Seriously
At Tala, good coffee is more than a complex and desirable flavor profile -- it's a way to connect with others. When four friends saw a need for a more interactive, educational experience within the specialty coffee industry, Tala was born. Instead of fueling an exclusive community, the Tala team is all about inclusivity, outstanding … Continue reading Enjoy “Sweet and Beautiful” Coffee with Tala Coffee Roasters
Chicago, IL: It's one of the most exciting cultural cities in America. Not only is the Windy City known for outstanding theater and world-class art museums, it's also a dining mecca where people from all over the world come to sample world class cuisine. Food's not the only standout staple served up in Chicago—so is … Continue reading Ipsento Coffee Roasters—What You Need to Know About Chicago’s Coffee Mecca
Coffee. We all love it. The way it smells, the way it makes us feel. Of course, we love it, even more, when it comes from someplace exotic like Ethiopia, Brazil, Floyd, Virginia....wait, what? Floyd, Virginia? Right here in the U.S.? That's right, some of the best coffee we've found might be grown elsewhere, but … Continue reading Who Knew a Small Virginia Town Could Produce World-Class Coffee Beans?
Whether you’re purchasing coffee, clothing, or art, when you hear about a company that inspires you and supports positive change, it’s easy to support them. This is particularly true for companies that give back. When it comes to coffee roasters, there are those who sell coffee as a business opportunity and then there are those … Continue reading Theodore’s Coffee Roasters — A True Success Story