First Date? Meet at Your Local Coffee Shop | Minas Espresso Inc.

First Date? Meet at Your Local Coffee Shop

If you are going on a first date, here are five good reasons to have it at a coffee shop. 1. Safety First This reason is mostly for people meeting in person for the first time; maybe you met online first and want to see the real deal without hiding behind a screen. A coffee shop is best because it is a public place, which can make it a safe place. We’r ...

20February
2019
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3 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

3 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Coffee

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! However you choose to celebrate it, if you love coffee as much as your sweetheart and friends do, you can’t go wrong with honoring it this time of the year. Here are 3 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with coffee, whether it’s with your sweetheart, by yourself, with your friends, and even with singles! 1. Lover ...

07February
2019
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5 Gifts for Coffee Lovers on Valentine’s Day | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Gifts for Coffee Lovers on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’re positive you’re looking for the perfect gift for the love of your life. Roses, chocolates, balloons, and stuffed animals may make for classic gifts, but sometimes they’re a little too cliché (and at this time of the year they’re expensive!). If your sweetheart loves coffee (maybe as much as you do), why ...

01February
2019
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5 Resolutions for Coffee Lovers in 2019 | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Resolutions for Coffee Lovers in 2019

A new year usually means a list of resolutions that no one really sticks to. If you are a coffee lover and want some achievable coffee-related goals, here’s a small list you may be able to at least try one or two of before 2019 is out. 1. Try New Coffees If you are usually a plain coffee drinker, perhaps 2019 will bring about some new flavors for you? T ...

23January
2019
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5 Crafty Coffee Gift Ideas that Cost Under $25 | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Crafty Coffee Gift Ideas that Cost Under $25

Do you have some coffee lovers on your holiday shopping list this year? If so, you’re in luck! We have 5 ideas that cost under $25—perhaps they’ll inspire you! (Note: the dollar store can be a big go-to for certain items that we’ve listed here.)   1. Mason Jar Mocha If you don’t have any leftover canning jars, the dollar store has jars with the chalkbo ...

27November
2018
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Benefits of Serving Coffee at Work | Minas Espresso Inc.

Benefits of Serving Coffee at Work

Coffee brings everyone together, whether it’s at the kitchen table in the morning or at work during the day. Speaking of work, did you know there are some real benefits to having coffee readily available at your company? It’s true! Check out these major perks and maybe start thinking about switching things up at the office. Perk 1: Community The sigh ...

05November
2018
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Why You Should Start Buying Locally Made Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

Why You Should Start Buying Locally Made Coffee

We love being able to support our local community in Edwardsville IL. The people have done wonders to give local businesses and staff such as our hard workers at Minas Espresso Inc. the support they need to grow our business and keep it steady and grounded in the years to come. Buying locally made coffee is one such example of how you can contribute ...

29October
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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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 Tips for Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Tips for Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee

When brewing the perfect cup of coffee, you may think of things like what to add to the filter, or how much cream or sugar to use. The real trick to brewing the perfect cup of coffee stems down to these six tips first before you think of the other things.   1. Fresh Beans, and Keeping Them Fresh Coffee is best when it’s used within days of being roast ...

16July
2018
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