Americas

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company // Donut’s Friend Blend

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company // Donut’s Friend Blend

Anodyne recently sent me one of their flagship coffees—Donuts Friend Blend. This blend is comprised of coffee from the Reje Gayo Cooperative in Aceh, Sumatra and a certified organic roast from Guatemala. The Guatemalan component is from the region of San Pedro La Laguna, Atitlan. […]

Halfwit Coffee Roasters // Ecuador Gilda Carrascal

Halfwit Coffee Roasters // Ecuador Gilda Carrascal

The country of Ecuador lies along the Andean mountain range, nestled between Peru and Colombia. With primarily heirloom varietals, small family farms, and altitude in abundance, Ecuador has the foundation to produce some of the world’s finest coffees. However, the coffee industry there has mainly […]

Colectivo Coffee // Peru Chirinos

Colectivo Coffee // Peru Chirinos

Tucked away in the mountainous landscape of Peru, in the department of Chirinos, sits the coffee producing cooperative La Prosperidad de Chirinos. Almost 50 years old and with more than 700 members, La Prosperidad is a terrific example of a self-sufficient cooperative. Its members strive […]

Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters // Guatemala San Pedro La Laguna

On the southwest shore of Lake Atitlan surrounded by volcanic mountains, lies the bustling town of San Pedro La Laguna. For centuries the town has been inhabited primarily by Mayan ancestors known as the Tz’utujil people. Coffee hailing from the Lake Atitlan region are grown along […]

ReAnimator Coffee // Guatemala Los Santos

Today’s coffee hails from Beneficio Bella Vista, a mill in Antigua which processes coffee grown by many small producers in the surrounding areas. Bella Vista is owned and run by Luis Pedro Zelaya, a fourth generation coffee producer, miller and exporter—a man who has come to […]