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GIV COFFEE visits simalungun

Jeff and Emily Brooks started GIV COFFEE about 3 years ago. Their business philosophy and ethics are what motivated them to visit the region of Simalungun where Leo and I farm. They already donate part of the sale of each … Continue reading

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Women of Sumatra

The Art Harvesting with a Smile

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Our Goal | Cup of Excellence

I have recently been inspired by a blogger from Australia to get back into the groove and write about my passion. Coffee. If you have ever started a blog and then stopped for whatever reason(s) you know how difficult it … Continue reading

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Organic Coffee Mixed Bag Processing

PROCESSING Sumatra has a unique combination of coffee processing methods. Each one gives the coffee beans a chance to develop a different cup profile. Skilled final processing and consistent quality control give all of our beans a clean finish and … Continue reading

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We’re Back

A busy fall planting and processing season has kept us in the fields and away from the computers. We’ve been enjoying some great growing conditions and bountiful harvests.                         … Continue reading

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Summertime Sensations

Cold brew coffees are gaining popularity in specialty roast coffee shops across America. We looked at some cold brew equipment and discovered a new way to enjoy our favorite arabicas. Just chill. This beauty makes 25 cups! You can use … Continue reading

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Single Origin Coffee

This term, mainly used by growers and roasters, describes a coffee variety that is from one specific geographic region. True single origin coffee has a distinctive flavor characteristic that makes it identifiable and sought after. You really can taste the … Continue reading

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