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Where did the Phrase “Cup of Joe” originate?

The origin of the phrase “cup of joe” goes back to the early 1900s and Admiral Josephus Daniels who was a secretary of the navy during the Wilson administration. The U.S. was involved with World War I at the time. He outlawed alcohol on ships which led to coffee becoming the favorite beverage of naval crews. Hence the name “cup of joe.”…

About how much caffeine does the Half Caff Coffee contain?

An 8 ounce cup of our Half Caff Coffee contains about 47 mg of caffeine. In terms of a tablespoon, there are approximately 3 mg of caffeine.This is another question asked by one of our customers that we are sharing with all.

Yemen Coffee in America in the News

The Sunday Morning CBS News did a segment on Yemen Coffee which highlighted the excellent flavor and the challenge to bring the beans to America. Volcanica has been offering Yemen Matari Coffee for several years and it is great to see this great coffee getting the respect it deserves.We offer regular Yemen Matari Coffee and Yemen Peaberry Coffee varieties.…

What are the different options to purchase Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee as a gift?

They are all very good so it depends on how much you want to spend. Here are the various options:Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee Gift Box it the ultimate gift and the most expensive at $219.99 and it contains our regular JBM and the peaberry version. It also includes the Wicked Jacks Butter Rum cake and two biscotti in a nice gift box.Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Gift Box, 100% Certified, Walle…