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Honduras Coffee | Espresso and Latte: Alike or Different?

Honduras Coffee | Espresso and Latte: Alike or Different?

Do you prefer a latte or an espresso? Either way, many people aren’t exactly sure what the differences may be. If you ask a seasoned barista, they can tell you all the ways why they are different, however, we are here to simplify it for you! Keep reading for more information about Honduras coffee for you.     Espresso In the first place, an espresso originated from Italian roots. The actual process of brewing an espresso begins with boiling water that is then pressurized to create steam. The steam is then pushed out to become hot water into finely ground...

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Childhood Cancer Charity | Arabica v. Robusta

Childhood Cancer Charity | Arabica v. Robusta

Did you know that there are two main types of coffee beans? They are called Arabica and Robusta. Both varieties differ in region, flavor, and caffeine. Keep reading to learn more about coffee for childhood cancer charity!   Region For starters, both species of coffee beans are grown on opposite ends of the Earth. Arabica beans are most commonly grown in Brazil and neighboring Colombia. It is common for arabica beans to be found growing on the “coffee belt”—the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. On the other hand, Robusta beans are grown in Vietnam. The bean is native to West...

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Espresso Coffee | a Guide to Popular Espresso Drinks

Espresso Coffee | a Guide to Popular Espresso Drinks

 There’s nothing quite like some espresso to kick-start your morning. If you opt for a timeless espresso coffee shot we can’t blame you. However, for a nice change in your morning routine try your hand at making one (or all, we don’t judge) of these delicious espresso drinks.   Americano An Americano consists of espresso and water and can be served iced or hot depending on your preference. An Americano is super simple to make at home and is a great alternative to your traditional iced coffee or espresso shot.   A Steamy Latte  If you still want the caffeine...

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Florida Coffee | Common Caffeine Myths

Florida Coffee | Common Caffeine Myths

For us coffee lovers, the word caffeine is music to our ears. However, there are common misconceptions and myths surrounding caffeine that simply are not true. In fact, caffeine actually comes with a variety of health benefits. Below are a few caffeine myths debunked! For more information on our Florida coffee, contact us today! Caffeine Dehydrates You It’s true that caffeine has some diuretic effects. However, consuming caffeinated beverages like coffee makes up for the small amount of dehydrating effects. This is because the amount of water in your coffee makes up for it. We’ll Cheers to that! Caffeine Only Has...

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