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Coffee Story: Tanzania PB Kilimanjaro Mlama Estate

We are all pretty excited about our latest Voyager offering over here at B&B. I asked Bob how he discovered this coffee and what made him want to buy it, here is what he had to say: The Tanzania peaberry is what I consider to be a long lost classic here at Batdorf and Bronson. Read more

On The Road: Segovias & Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Our own Carolyn Skye (creator of the legendary Skye’s Mountain Blend) and Green Coffee Buyer Bob Benck visited Nicaragua to check in on two of our favorite green coffee producers; the Santo Domingo Co-op and the Miersch family. These two producers are responsible for our Organic Nicaragua, French Roast, and Organic French Roast. Here are Read more

Farm Update from our Green Coffee Buyer

Here is the latest report from Bob, on his recent visit to Guatemala! I recently traveled to Antigua Guatemala to visit with our producer partners, the Gonzales family of Finca el Valle. We hammered out our contract for the upcoming year and discussed current challenges they face. The harvest is slowly starting, the first delivery Read more

Coffee Story: Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Aricha

In preparation for our newest coffee launch I sat down with Bob Benck, the man who travels the world in search of top quality coffee. He is our Green Bean Buyer, and coffee is his business, there is no better person to ask about our new Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Aricha, and so ask I shall. First Read more

A Visit with Swiss Water

Join us on October 16th for an informative session on demystifying decaffeinated coffee. This public cupping session will be led by Mike Strumpf and Jinnie Cho visiting us from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company in Burnaby, British Columbia.  What is caffeine? What is the history of decaf? What are some common myths about decaf? What is Read more

Public Cupping | Costa Rican Coffee

For our September Public Cupping, we will be led by Batdorf & Bronson’s Roaster and Retail Trainer Emily Jackson. Join us as we taste, evaluate and discuss coffees from Costa Rica. Learn how processing, varietal and terroir impact the final product. Come experience the differences between several coffees from a single origin. Featuring our very Read more