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A History of Coffee: The Bitter Past

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Geisha Coffee: The Epitome of a Great Cup

As I sit here reminiscing, I stumble upon the first time I ever heard of geisha coffee. I used to do small scale roasting in Victoria, B.C. Canada. My supplier told me they had some Panama Geisha that could...

The Evolution of Coffee Roasting

Many of us are familiar with the wonderful legend of how Kaldi the goat herder and his prancing goats discovered coffee around the 9th century. Did you ever wonder how and when coffee roasting came about? Was it when...

Bicerin Coffee: The Taste of Turin

What is Bicerin Coffee and how was it invented? To understand the origins of Bicerin coffee, we must first travel to Turin, Italy in the year, 1763. A man by the name of Guiseppe Dentis opens...

Flat White vs. Latte: Which Drink Reigns Supreme?

Flat White, Latte, Cappuccino, Ristretto, Double Espresso, Caffe Mocha, Americano… These are just a few coffee drinks we can start our day with, and the list just grows longer as trends rapidly change. But what is the difference between...

Flat White: The Emerging Superstar of the Coffee World

Coffee enthusiasts enjoy a rich palette of amazing beverages as coffee beans have a lot to offer. Many people can’t even imagine starting their daily routine without their favorite drink and the market, along with coffee shops and baristas, ...

Best of Panama: The Vanguard of Third Wave Coffee

Specialty Coffee Auctions have become the principal marketplace for the best specialty coffees in the world. These are the main focuses of the third wave coffee producers and marketers alike. Events like “Best of Panama” and “Cup of Excellence”...

Shipping Coffee: The Invisible Link

The world shipping industry is millennia old. The accumulated experience along with modern technology has provided consumers with assured confidence that the desired products will be available efficiently and expediently.  This is very true regarding coffee...

Ca Phe Trung: Vietnamese egg coffee

We all know each country has a unique way of preparing and presenting their coffee. Such as how coffee in Turkey can be brewed in the sand, the coffee ceremony in Ethiopia, or Vietnam’s special coffee called Ca Phe...

Coffee Farmer’s Dilemma: Quality Control

Thanks to the hard-working coffee farmers, coffee is everywhere and we are all grateful for it. It doesn’t seem possible, but the challenges for...

Exploring Coffee Culture around the world

I wrote a blog post last week talking about the coffee culture in Ethiopia and, in doing so, it reminded me of a lot...

A History of Coffee: Commercializing Caffeine

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Shipping Coffee: The Invisible Link

The world shipping industry is millennia old. The accumulated experience along with modern technology has provided consumers with assured confidence that the...

Fair Trade Coffee, Direct Trade, and Beyond!

This is our second post of the series $1 - $1000. The series has the daunting task of explaining in a simple...

Espresso vs Coffee; It’s all about brewing

The history of coffee depicts a unique pattern on the world map, and the evolution of the coffee-making process shows an interesting...

Best of Panama: The Vanguard of Third Wave Coffee

Specialty Coffee Auctions have become the principal marketplace for the best specialty coffees in the world. These are the main focuses of...

A History of Coffee: Commercializing Caffeine

"It’s amazing how the world begins to change through the eyes of a cup of coffee."Donna A. Favors As...

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Coffee Farmer’s Dilemma: Quality Control

Thanks to the hard-working coffee farmers, coffee is everywhere and we are all grateful for it. It doesn’t seem possible, but the challenges for getting quality beans to us at home are quite...

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Bulletproof coffee is more than just a beverage because it serves two purposes: it can be a delicious coffee drink and also an energizing “meal” that can jumpstart your day. 

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“We buy only the BEST coffee beans.” How many times have you heard that on TV or radio commercials? How does one define “the best”? This can be quite a controversial topic and...

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Unlike the origin stories of many other coffee recipes, nitro cold brew coffee has a relatively simple history. The invention of the drink can be credited to Portland-based food scientist, Nate Armbrust who...

Robusta Coffee Farming in the Amazon of Ecuador with Witoca Coffee

We The Origin was founded on the principles of sustainability, transparency, and equity. We are deeply concerned about the coffee price crisis and want to raise awareness by connecting the producers from the...

Introducing Transparent Origin Coffees: Paying Coffee Producers Fairly

Today marks a major milestone in our coffee journey at We The Origin as we introduce Transparent Origin Coffee at our coffee roasting company, Pirates of Coffee. Each bag of transparent origin coffee...

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As a passionate coffee enthusiast, I have been searching for reasons to keep my minor addiction to it. And it seems like the health benefits of coffee might do just that.

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