What type of coffee beans are recommended for an automatic espresso make?

Q: I just bought an automatic espresso maker and it recommends not using oily beans and I like flavored coffees, what medium or light roasted coffee bean do you recommend?A: The problem with flavored coffees is that the flavor tends to stick in machines like an automatic espresso maker and you will taste it for a while after you switch to regular beans. The coffee flavoring is a part of the oi…

Why do all of your bags say 100% Arabica Coffee .... Are they really from the area that they say they are? Such as Ethiopian or Hawaiian Kona?

Q: Why do all of your bags say 100% Arabica Coffee .... Are they really from the area that they say they are? Such as Ethiopian or Hawaiian Kona? A: Arabica Coffee is the variety of the coffee tree of which Arabica is the highest level for gourmet coffees. A Robusta coffee is a lower grade coffee often found in cheaper coffee blends. Think of it like the different types of apple trees (red deli…

Special Purchase of Jamaicain Blue Mountain Coffee

We have made a special buy from the Clydesdale area in Jamaica since our normal supply have been restricted due to a bad crop. The price are higher however with regular Blue Mountain Coffee at $84.99 and Peaberry Blue Mountain Coffee at $86.99. These are 100% Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee, the real deal! We expect to get our normal supplies but it may be a few more months. …

Swiss Water Decaf Process

Our decaf gourmet coffee uses a Swiss Water Process. This is 100% chemical free producing the best tasting decaf coffee. Each bag has the above sticker which indicates the coffee has been decafienated using the Swiss Water Process.Coffee decaffeinated using the environment-friendly SWISS WATER® Process undergoes regular caffeine level audits to ensure compliance to 99.9% caffeine-free. We take…

Flat rate shipping trial has ended

We ended our trial with $5.99 or $6.99 flat rate shipping in June. We would have continued it but we were experiencing too many delivery delays with UPS SureShip and some lost packages with no recourse. Our customer satisfaction is of most importance and the delays were just not what we want for our customers.We have are now 100% using regular UPS ground, 2nd Day and Overnight service. Of course w…

Will freezing whole bean coffee damage the coffee?

Q: Will freezing whole bean coffee damage the coffee?A: Freezing whole bean coffee does not damage it and it helps preserve it over sitting on a shelf. It should never go in the refrigerator because the moisture will deteriorate coffee more quickly.Another question sent by one of our customers.…