Posts Tagged ‘coffee processing’
A Guatemalan beneficio, or coffee mill, in the middle of August is a bit of a lonely place. The coffee is unripe on the trees and except for the occasional worker walking by outside with a cart full of pruning debris, the whole place feels rather empty. There are a few bags of coffee stacked about. Read more
Our coffee buyer, Bob Benck, travelled last month with some of Atlanta’s favorite chefs and Batdorf partners. They visited a few of the coffee farms that make our amazing coffees possible. Recently I traveled to visit three of our supply partners in both Costa Rica and Guatemala. This is not unusual for me, I regularly Read more
The coffee bean. Placing it into a grinder and pulverizing it into grounds is a dramatic transformation, to be sure, but it really pales in comparison to all the things your friend, the coffee bean, has been through before it arrived in your kitchen. Your coffee bean was born on a tree, inside fruit, a Read more
Recently our all-star retail management team spent some time in Costa Rica learning about coffee production and processing at the origin.Talented photographer and coffee-bar manager Hilary Yarbrough brought her camera and has shown us what things are like on a coffee farm in Costa Rica. We have a more detailed trip report on the way, but Read more
Back by popular demand, are our monthly, public coffee cuppings! Please join us, the first Sunday of each month, from 1pm-3pm, for an educational and tasty experience.