Update on California Coffee Growers

This article updates information in our March 2018 blog post about plans by Jay Ruskey and Frinj Coffee cooperative members to produce and harvest a new crop in San Diego County, as well as to make Southern California the next leader in the “super specialty coffee industry.” Their first full harvest is in!

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French Coffee Scene: Roasters and Retailers

This second blog in a series of three about the French coffee scene surveys specialty coffee roasters and chains that are becoming more popular in France. Café baristas haven’t quite reached the status of wine sommeliers in France, but the French are finally starting to come around to specialty coffee.

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What’s the Latest Grind on Handheld Coffee Grinders?

People typically use three kinds of coffee grinders: blade, electric burr, and manual (hand) burr. But the blade grinder produces inconsistently sized grounds, and the electric burr grinder generates a lot of heat. That’s why many connoisseurs choose hand-held grinders: a less expensive, more mobile way to deliver a consistent grind.

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“All right, Mr. DeMille. I’m ready for my close-up.” ~ Coffee

Looking for a decent coffee-themed documentary for an exciting Friday night? Look no further. We have a few audience top-rated ones up our coffee-themed sleeves. If you want to know more about coffee cozy up to this range of topics, from single-shop journey to coffee industry details.

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