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The Great Coffee Debate 1st Meeting

Coffee growing, purchasing certification practices, roasting, packaging, blends versus single-origin and preparation methods as well as consumer education played out with big coffee industry players over a three hour period in New York City this past week. All they need to do to improve is add the farmers who grow it and consumers who brew it to the discussion. Continue reading

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Roasting For Flavor or Roasting For Statement: Is This Light Roast or Sushi?

…if a Starbucks roast is the soft-focus impressionism of Monet, George Howell’s have become the photo-realism of Bechtel. I guess I’m looking for the romantic portraits of a Rembrandt. Continue reading

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