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The Perfect Union Between Coffee Brewer and Coffee Grind

Few things are more satisfying than spending the time to make a perfect cup of coffee for yourself. This is why many coffee lovers will dedicate time shopping for conscious companies, shade-grown, fresh locally roasted coffee beans packed in the proper bag with a one way valve, sourced down to their small farm and farmer of choice; making sure it’s fair trade, [...]

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Recap CoffeeFest Dallas 2016

The Coffee Blenders team is back in San Diego from having just attended CoffeeFest in Dallas, TX! We had a great time getting to know all the guests who ranged from roasters and coffee shop owners to importers and baristas. Not to mention all the exhibitors with such innovative coffee products – we got to taste unique flavors of tea, [...]

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Matcha: It’s the IT Tea and Now It’s Single (Serve)

We were obsessed with wheatgrass shots in 2008 then we devoted ourselves to juice cleanses that promised detoxed summer bodies in exchange for a little bit of hanger. Then spirulina and chia seeds had a brief flash of fame. After that we started blending anything that can fit into a Vitamix but America’s collective attention span is onto a cult worthy beverage, Matcha [...]

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Coffee Storage: Keeping Those Beans WHOLEsome

Wasting coffee is a punishable offense. Preserving the coffee you brought home is an essential step to brewing your perfect cup. There are various conflicting theories on how to keep our precious coffee fresh. Whether it’s Robusta or Arabica, from Central America or East Africa, here are some commonly agreed upon methods discovered by trusted coffee scientists. Isolation Method Coffee [...]

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The 9 Personalities of Coffee Mugs

A hundred or so years ago, coffee mugs were just bland vessels that said way more about the socioeconomic climate than they did about the person drinking from them. They were grey, drab, and they only performed a basic function.Sometimes, they even struggled to perform a basic function. But coffee mugs have evolved, just like the rest of society.Indeed, they have evolved [...]

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How Coffee Increases Social Interaction

Sometimes, it can be really hard to stay in touch with our friends. Many of us work long hours during the week, and when we’re not working we might be pursuing some of our hobbies that don’t involve our friends, such as sports or reading.Because we’re all busier than ever, finding a suitable time to meet up with friends is increasingly [...]

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​Green Coffee Bean Extract AKA Svetol: From Dr. Oz To Your Cup o’ Joe

You may have heard mention of green coffee bean extract. Back in 2012 it was mentioned by Dr. Oz, and has since exploded into nutrition forums, health food stores, and medicine cabinets. However, Svetol® has been on the market since 2002 as a dietary supplement, and gained attention in the food industry following the HIE (Health [...]

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​The single serve takeover: Why Americans crave the single serve experience

Single serve coffee is very common in America and the experience is something that people want, not just because of the taste but also because of the ease and simplicity it brings.Americans are coffee lovers and we genuinely enjoy a great cup of it. There’s nothing better than drinking a consistently good brew, and with single serve coffee, you can guarantee [...]

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​The Wide Variety Of Coffee Sources And The Origin Of How That Came To Be

There isn’t a single country on the planet where coffee isn’t drank. American’s enjoy a cup of Joe in the morning, as do Germans, Chinese, Dutch, Ghanian’s, Russian’s and even Maltese people. It seems that most of us enjoy the warming aroma of a good cup of coffee in all its wide varieties, flavors and textures, whether it be a cappuccino [...]

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​What Happens When L-Theanine Meets Caffeine. The Benefits

Let’s face it: Many of us drink a cup of Joe in the morning to wake us up, sharpen our senses, and give us the jolt of energy we need to reply to emails, make a few phone calls, and get on with the tiresome morning commute to work.Then we need another cup of coffee once we’ve arrived at the office [...]

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