Category Archives: Africa

Introducing New Gourmet Coffees!

A few months ago we introduced our Javita Instant Coffee line and this week we are proud to officially launch a number of new gourmet coffees! Make sure to try these coffees out on your next order with us. Ethiopia Longberry Harrar – Available in Regular and Decaf These Ethiopian coffee beans have been unavailable […]

What is Bird Friendly Coffee?

Thanks to environmental advocate groups promoting Fair Trade and Organic coffees as well as the internet’s accelerated dispersion of information, many customers are looking for “Bird Friendly Coffee”. But what exactly does this mean? Bird Friendly, Shade Grown Coffee Bird friendly coffee refers to coffee beans that are grown in shaded areas where the forest […]

Ethiopian Coffee Beans

Yirgacheffe vs. Sidamo Ethiopia is famous for their coffee and rightfully so. The African country is credited with discovering the coffee bean back in the 9th century and ever since the world’s population has been fixed on the caffeinated beverage. Although coffee is grown and produced in a number of countries in the Coffee Belt […]

What is a Peaberry Coffee Bean?

Peaberry coffee beans are a particular type of coffee bean that develop as a single seed inside the coffee cherry compared to regular coffee beans that develop two seeds. Normally, the two seeds press up against each other as they grow creating a flat side to the finished bean. Peaberry coffee beans mature into round […]

Bean around the World

Have you heard of the coffee belt before? It’s the region that spans the equator and wraps around our planet, roughly enclosed by the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. This region is ideal for growing and cultivating coffee beans. Unique features include: Soil Climate Temperature Altitudes Countries Famous for their Coffee There […]

Tanzania Peaberry Coffee – Unique Gourmet African Coffee

The East African country of Tanzania is just three degrees south of the Equator. Situated right along the world’s coffee belt, this country has become famous for a very particular type of coffee bean – the Peaberry. The country is surrounded by Zambia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya as well as situated along the slopes […]