Posts tagged 'History'

Kenyan Coffee, Gifts from the Owner of Snow

Mt. Kenya was a ghost ship on the horizon, its existence only rumored among Europeans for decades. Although it seems …

11 months ago

The History of Papua New Guinea Coffee

In the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), morning fog fills the valleys and the mountain peaks float above in …

1 year ago

Sumatra, the Island of Gold No Less

When Marko Polo turned his cellmate into a scribe and reached the part of his story where he visits Sumatra, …

1 year ago

Juan Valdez: The story of "Uncle Juan " and Colombian Coffee

In 1958, when Jose Duval walked into the Manhattan advertising agency of Doyle Dane Bernbach (DDB), auditioning was old hat …

1 year ago

On Folger’s Shoulders: Lessons from the Early Years of a Coffee Giant

They have something better than royal blood there. The grandmother of Benjamin Franklin was Mary Morrel—afterwards, by marriage, Mary Folger, …

1 year ago

Ethiopian Coffee History: From Chewing to Brewing

Separate Ethiopia from coffee, the facts, and the lore, and the country remains one of the most fascinating regions in …

1 year ago

Huehuetenango Coffee: The Unique People and Culture That Cultivated It

If you meet a new immigrant to the United States, there’s a chance that their native language might be French, …

1 year ago

Jabez Burns Sample Roaster History 101

Let's take a look at the history behind the Jabez Burns sample roaster, and the company that remains an active coffee industry brand after 155 years.

1 year ago

An Officer and a Gentleman: The Story of Central American Coffee Part 2

Following the coffee plant’s escape from the Arabian Peninsula, it would not reach Central America for another 100 years, but …

1 year ago

The Four Horsemen: The Story of Central American Coffee

The story of Central American coffee starts on a map, where from southern Mexico, you can draw a line moving south through Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica to Panama.

2 years ago