The Dialogue

Boyd’s Cinnamon Churro to Benefit Grounds for Health

April 8, 2014

Boyd’s Coffee®, the oldest family-owned coffee company in the Pacific Northwest, introduces Cinnamon Churro Flavored Coffee to the foodservice channel, bringing the popular Mexican pastry’s fresh-baked flavor to a delicious, rich and sweet coffee drink. “Demand for on-trend Hispanic flavors continues to grow, and the Cinnamon Churro coffee will help our customers satisfy that demand,” […]

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JavaJog for a Cause Welcomes Sponsors for 2014 Run for Congo

April 2, 2014

JavaJog for a Cause organizers welcome 2014 sponsors for the second annual run/walk to benefit the coffee-farming women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Westrock Coffee Company, which provides global export opportunities and purposeful employment to partners at origin, has signed on as Platinum Sponsor for the event. Equal Exchange, Baratza and Equator Coffees  & […]

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October is Fair Trade Month

October 11, 2013

October is Fair Trade Month here in the U.S. And, what better time than now to start supporting farmers, workers,and families worldwide, simply by making the effort to purchase fair trade certified. According to the the Fair Trade Resource Network, the fair trade movement can represent a lot of different concepts. It is “a social […]

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La Marzocco to host 3rd Out Of The Box in Milan, Italy

August 9, 2013

August 7, 2013 (Florence, Italy)- La Marzocco, the global leader in providing the highest-quality coffee equipment since 1927, has announced their third biennial design conference, Out Of The Box, taking place in Milan, Italy October 17 (private industry meetings), 18 & 19, 2013. The programmed symposium, which kicks off on the 18th, is being held […]

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Maui Grown Coffee Readies for Next Harvest

July 22, 2013

LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii – July 18, 2013 – As MauiGrown Coffee prepares for its new harvest season next month, the company is optimistic about the future of their 100% MAUI Origin Coffee thanks to their unique varietal approach to coffee, innovative coffee growing and processing methods, and a strong demand locally and nationally for their […]

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Nespresso and Fairtrade International Join Forces to Support Colombian Cooperatives

July 18, 2013

  16 July, Paris, France – Harriet Lamb, CEO of Fairtrade International, and Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestlé Nespresso, today announce a new, long-reaching partnership to benefit thousands of small-scale coffee farmers. The announcement comes as Nespresso celebrates ten years of their Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program, focused on improving quality and sustainability for farmers and […]

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Fairtrade Announces Three-Year Global Strategy to ‘Unlock the Power of the Many’

February 14, 2013

Nuremburg, Germany – 14 February 2013: Fairtrade International (FLO) CEO Harriet Lamb announced Fairtrade’s new global three-year strategic framework today at BioFach, the world’s largest organic trade fair in Nuremburg. “With our 2013-2015 strategy ‘Unlocking the Power of the Many’ we seek to be at the cutting edge of reforming global trade in favour of justice, unlocking […]

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Fairtrade International Launches New Organization in the U.S.

January 17, 2013

Fairtrade International USA Announces Board of Directors & Interim Operations Manager Washington, D.C.  [Jan. 17, 2013] –With a newly established office in Washington, D.C., Fairtrade International USA is open for business and proud to announce its Board of Directors and Interim Operations Manager. The move connects US shoppers with over 25 other Fairtrade organizations in the […]

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How Much Coffee Should You Use?

December 13, 2012

When brewing coffee or espresso, it is important to know just how much coffee to use. As a general rule, when making brewed coffee, allow 2 to 2 1/2 level tablespoons for each 6 ounces of water [3 tablespoons for 8 ounces]. For espresso, allow 7 to 8 grams for a single shot, and 14 to […]

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Storing Coffee

November 5, 2012

Air and heat are enemies of coffee, so it is strongly advised that you keep your daily supply of coffee in an airtight container in a cool spot – away from sun and the heat of the kitchen – including the stove or counters that enjoy the afternoon sun. Never place your coffee in the […]

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