Guatemala Ho! My 8th sourcing trip to Guatemala was also my quickest to that country – two days on the ground; not as quick as my one-day-on-the-ground trip to El Salvador in January but pretty darn quick none-the-less. Why so quick?
Throughout the year, we will use different coffee to highlight and to raise money for causes in origin countries.
The long haul to Kenya from the west coast of the United States made me really appreciate the short hops to Central America. Man, 28 hours of travel time is taxing! But once I landed, I was ready to go, and excited about the possibility of finding some special lots from one of my favorite coffee origin countries.
San Diego Coffee Roaster is only San Diego winner in all categories San Diego, CAlif. (PRWEB) January 16, 2016 — Bird Rock Coffee Roasters announced today their recognition as a recipient of the 2016 Good Food Award in the coffee division. The winners of the Good Food Award represent the forefront of American food, making products that are delicious, respectful of the environment, and connected to communities and cultural traditions. This is a national award with winners from 33 states that were amongst almost 2,000 entries. Winners were processed in a blind tasting with 203 judges held in September 2015. Bird Rock Coffee Roasters is the only recipient of any Good Food Award in San Diego, and one of only three coffee awardees in the State of California. The Good Food Award for coffee is awarded to those who were distinguished by exemplary flavor as well as fairness and transparency …