The Rich History of Coffee in Brazil

Brazilian coffee is one of the world’s best coffees for very good reason. Much of the coffee grown there is organic and grows in abundance thanks to Brazil’s hot climate and wide, rolling plains. This, along with the rich, red soil, helps the coffee beans flourish on their farms (including ours in Minas Gerais). Do you know anything about Brazilian ...

06October
2018
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How to Celebrate National Coffee Day | Minas Espresso Inc.

How to Celebrate National Coffee Day

Did you know there is a national holiday specifically for coffee? It’s true! September 29 is considered to be National Coffee Day throughout the US. We thought we’d take this opportunity to talk all about it! It’s not exactly certain where or how National Coffee Day became an official celebration of the famous hot beverage. The first official date o ...

24September
2018
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6 Autumn Coffee Recipes (With & For Your Cup!) | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Autumn Coffee Recipes (With & For Your Cup!)

It’s time to warm up with a cup of hot coffee and a tasty treat while watching the leaves change color and listening to the rain by the window. Here are some coffee recipes for you to enjoy, both with coffee as an ingredient and for your daily cup. Recipes Using Coffee as an Ingredient Coffee Toffee Banana Bread 1 ¼ cup mashed bananas 2 large eggs ½ cup ...

19September
2018
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6 Reasons to Drink Decaf Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Reasons to Drink Decaf Coffee

Decaffeinated coffee is not a form of coffee that everyone likes. Many regular drinkers are firm in their opinion that decaf tastes too differently from regular roasts in a way they just don’t like. Even more claim they’d rather have regular coffee so they can get their day going. Decaf coffee is certainly not for everyone. However, there are some g ...

24August
2018
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What Makes Brazilian Coffee So Desirable? | Minas Espresso Inc.

What Makes Brazilian Coffee So Desirable?

For the last 150 years and counting, Brazil has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. What is it that makes Brazilian coffee so desirable? One Answer is Very Obvious (At Least to Us) Brazil is the home country to our coffee roaster’s owners, our families, our farmers, and our farmers’ families. We care very much about their well-being! When it ...

19August
2018
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Coffee Roasts: What's the Difference? | Minas Espresso Inc.

Coffee Roasts: What’s the Difference?

If you’re not a coffee connoisseur or expert, you may not actually know the difference between each type of coffee roast, including decaf. After learning about these coffee roast differences, you may decide to try something new on your next coffee run. The Myth that is Decaf Coffee Yes, decaf coffee is different from regular coffee. Most people assoc ...

15August
2018
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Unique Recipes to Celebrate National Coffee Month

“According to a coffee history legend, an Arabian shepherd named Kaldi found his goats dancing joyously around a dark green leafed shrub with bright red cherries in the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Kaldi soon determined that it was the bright red cherries on the shrub that were causing the peculiar euphoria and after trying the cherries h ...

01August
2018
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Coffee Culture: How the World Takes Their Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

Coffee Culture: How the World Takes Their Coffee

Learn about 20 countries in their unique ways of preparing and/or drinking coffee. One or more of these may inspire you to try something new. Brazil Brazil is 10 th in terms of consumption per capita because now and for the last 150 years has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. It is the national beverage. Cafezinho, or coffee, is a synonym f ...

24July
2018
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6 DIY Iced Coffee Recipes

Summer is here, and it is hot out!  For those who love coffee but cannot stand the heat, here are 6 DIY iced coffee recipes to try out. A Note Before Getting Started Before reading our recipes, please note you can change these to suit your own tastes. Iced coffee can mean either on ice or blended if you prefer. If you are going for the on-ice route, d ...

19July
2018
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Can Kids Drink Coffee?

You grab that much needed iced coffee through the drive-thru, and you have a child in the back seat who is begging you to have a sip. Should you let them, though? Is it really a bad idea to let kids drink coffee? To best answer the question, we should look at what goes into coffee and come to the conclusion together. The Real Question: How Much Caff ...

17July
2018
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