5 Winter Coffee Recipes You Can Make at Home | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Winter Coffee Recipes You Can Make at Home

Can you believe it’s already winter? You’re in for a treat today! We have got some tasty winter coffee recipes for your to curl under a blanket and warm up with. What’s even better is you can make any one of these in the comfort of your home! 1. Flavored Egg Nog Mocha Find your favorite coffee mug and start with a packet of your choice of flavored ho ...

06December
2018
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6 Recipes for Homemade Coffee Creamer | Minas Espresso Inc.

6 Recipes for Homemade Coffee Creamer

Bet you didn’t know you can make your own coffee creamer! You can, and it will cost you less money than it would to buy your coffee at the nearest café. If you prefer your coffee with cream and a little flavor, but you also want to avoid all the extra sugars and chemicals you can’t pronounce, then these homemade flavored coffee creamer recipes are f ...

03December
2018
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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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The Different Gourmet Coffee Drinks, Explained | Minas Espresso Inc.

The Different Gourmet Coffee Drinks, Explained

Latte or cappuccino? What is the difference? If these are the questions you frequently ask yourself at your local coffee shop, it means you’re definitely not a coffee connoisseur. Yes, there is a difference between a latte and a cappuccino, as well as the other gourmet coffee drinks you may see on the menu. Here is where you can learn about the man ...

23October
2018
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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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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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