Guatemala goes Vacuum

Vacuum packing has long been high on the priority list for us. Daterra was the first farm to do this. Our Kariaini coffee was vacuum packed in Kenya. We re-pack the coffees that arrive in jute-sacks ourselves, if we can’t have it done at origin. This is something we feel quite strongly about. Now Edwin […]

We’ve got nominated for the Copenhagen prize “Byens Bedste” (Best of the City) by AOK! The category is “Consience” and the nomination is a recoqnition of our Direct Trade model which we appreciate a lot! Direct Trade is something we are very passionate about but it is also difficult to build up these relationsships. Therefore […]

Mahlkönig Vario grinder

Georg Lauridsen from Mahlkönig Nordic – fresh back from the Nordic Roasters retreat in Oslo – stopped by the coffee shop yesterday and was kind enough to demonstrate the new Mahlkönig Vario (home) grinder. It’s a very neat piece of equipment that will fit nicely into most kitchens. Adjustments are very easy with the broader […]

Slow Food Nation

Our friend Brent Fortune of Crema Coffee & Bakery in Portland sent us this picture from the Slow Food Nation coffee talk, where Edwin Martinez was giving a talk on coffee and especially Direct Trade relationships. You can read more about over at Tonx’ blog