Archive for June, 2008

Bags for Bugs

We receive letters here from time to time from various charities and organizations, thanking us for coffee and burlap bag donations. It’s always a pleasure to hear how we have been able to help our fellow human beings. However, recently we learnt that we have also been helping a rather different species, namely the Lebia Read more

Tazza d’Oro in the Press

Longtime wholesale customer and friend of B&B, Amy Enrico at Enrico’s Tazza d’Oro is featured in June/July’s issue of Barista Magazine! Amy is noted in the article "Mid-Life Coffee" as one of several daring entrepreneurs who have made a successful move into the coffee industry later in their career lives. Amy takes customer service and Read more

Where in the World is the Panama Esmeralda?

It’s here! Well, almost… On May 22nd this year, the 2008 crop of Panama Esmeralda Special went up for auction on the internet to bidders worldwide. Our green coffee buyer Scott Merle, like hundreds of others across the globe, had his eyes glued to his laptop screen for over ten hours; carrying it around the Read more

Duck’s Donuts

It seems everybody is talking about the famous donuts made by Duck’s Cosmic Kitchen in Decatur. We spotted them on the Decatur Metro blog this week. Haven’t tried one yet? They’re at the Dancing Goats Coffee Bar in Decatur, selling like hot… well, donuts.

Andy Lee Throws Down!

Here is the winning pour from Andy Lee (Atlanta Production/Dancing Goats Coffee Bar barista) who won the Latte Art Throwdown at Octane Coffee Bar & Lounge in Atlanta last Thursday. He took home the pot along with an iPod shuffle. Not a bad night for our Andy. The Thursday Night Throwdown is a monthly feature Read more

SCAA Golden Cup Award 2008

Congratulations to our wholesale customers The Prinnie-Mack Coffee Company in Warner Robins, Georgia on being awarded the SCAA Golden Cup Award two years in a row! The Golden Cup recognizes excellence in brewing coffee and is awarded to retailers and restaurants who grind and brew their coffee according to the strict standards set out by Read more