Farm Focus: Café Granja La Esperanza

Farm Focus: Café Granja La Esperanza

Everyone knows Colombian coffee is high-quality, which is why we’re excited to roast new Colombian coffees from Café Granja La Esperanza. The Herreras, a Colombian family with three generations of coffee-growing experience, own the five farms that make up Café Granja La Esperanza. Each...

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Price Disparity in the Marketplace

Price Disparity in the Marketplace

Consumers benefit from current coffee prices; farmers… not so much. Many hardworking coffee farmers struggle to feed their families and have to pull their children from school due to lack of funds. A $4.25 latte or $15.95 bag of beans may seem like a lot, but the reality is that these prices are...

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Decaffeination Processes Explained

Decaffeination Processes Explained

Did you know that there is more than one way to decaffeinate coffee. People have recently become much more interested and concerned with the particular process being used, and with good reason. In the past, several processes for removing caffeine from coffee beans involved chemicals and gases...

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Why Coffee Makes You Happy

Why Coffee Makes You Happy

We just released a brand new Brazilian coffee, Para Ela. These coffee beans are unique in that they are hand-picked exclusively by women to further their economic opportunities. Knowing this fills our hearts with joy. Yet, we were curious if coffee makes us happy because buying beans like Para...

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All About Grinders

All About Grinders

There are lots of different grinders out there; blade grinders, burr grinders, disc, and conical grinders, etc. And there are lots of different ways to brew coffee; pour overs, espresso, french press, etc. So what kind of grinder is the best one for you? While blade grinders are one of the least...

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New Release: Para Ela

New Release: Para Ela

This just in! We’ve got a brand new bean in stock from José Maria de Oliveira’s Brazilian coffee farms. He and his harvesters hand-pick their coffee to ensure they only select the ripest, most pristine beans. Because of this meticulous picking process, coffee from Señor Maria de...

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Farm Focus: Colombian Coffee

Farm Focus: Colombian Coffee

Colombia consistently ranks amongst the top five countries for coffee production. Colombian coffee has a reputation for being high-quality and Colombians are quite proud of this. They even dubbed their national soccer team “Los Cafeteros” — “The Coffee Growers.” What makes Colombia such a coffee...

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What Happens When You Freeze Coffee

What Happens When You Freeze Coffee

What Happens When You Freeze Coffee?     Lots of people stock up on coffee, buying several pounds at once to avoid having to buy it so frequently. They see their favorite coffee, buy five bags, and head back home where they place their beloved beans straight into the freezer, thinking it will be...

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Comparing Coffee Brewers

Comparing Coffee Brewers

There are numerous ways to brew a cup of coffee, from a basic Mr. Coffee pot, to a V60, to the elaborate set up of the Syphon. How do they all work and what different aspects do they offer? Let’s explore several different brew methods and what they each bring to your cup of coffee.

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2018: A Year In Review

2018: A Year In Review

Though 2018 has come and gone, we’re so grateful for the recognition our coffee gained. In 2018, we won four bronze medals at the Golden Bean coffee competition. We also earned five sky-high scores from Coffee Review in 2018. All of us here at Durango Coffee Company are looking forward to...

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