5 Brazilian Coffee Recipes to Try | Minas Espresso Inc.

5 Brazilian Coffee Recipes to Try

If you’ve never tried Brazilian coffee style drinks before, perhaps 2019 is a good year to try some of these recipes. Whether or not you have tried or prefer Brazilian coffee, in the recipes it simply says coffee, so you may choose what level of roast you’d like (dark, medium, or decaf—we leave that entirely up to you). Give each of these recipes a try ...

15February
2019
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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 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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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 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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10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Coffee

You may have been lectured as to how “bad” coffee is for you. The truth is it’s the excessive added sugars, syrups, and caffeine you consume that is bad for you rather than the coffee itself. The Bogus Science Myth Those who believe that coffee causes cancer must think that we all drink 2,000 cups a day, because that is the amount one would have to d ...

08June
2018
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Why We Chose Edwardsville IL as our Coffee Roaster Location | Minas Espresso Inc.

Why We Chose Edwardsville IL as Our Coffee Roaster Location

You may be wondering, “You serve Brazilian coffee but are located in Edwardsville. Why is that?” The truth is despite our origins in Minas Gerais, the state in Brazil where the majority of coffee in the world is farmed and grown, there are a few good reasons why we chose to open our coffee roaster in Edwardsville IL. Come and find out why! 1. Smalle ...

15May
2018
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Espresso recipes that you like

Espresso Creations that you Cannot Afford to Miss   Coffee and espresso are not just for conventional drinks that may well burn your tongue; you can add a whole lot of ingredients to make brownies and other delicious treats if you know how. Espresso recipes go far beyond just making mochas, cappuccinos, frappes, lattes, espresso coffees, and oth ...

21January
2018
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Coffee from around the world

12 Different Coffees From Around the World Most of us cannot even imagine a day without coffee in the morning. We have to get that caffeine boost to help us recharge for the day. It’s pretty much the same all around the world. This morning practice is the same in essence but differs in aesthetics. The ingredients used in coffee and the way it is pre ...

20January
2018
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Caffeine & Health

5 Great Benefits Drinking Coffee can Have on Your Health Coffee and its main constituent, caffeine, are great for bodily health if it’s consumed in moderation and supplemented with regular exercise. Here are some ways that coffee and caffeine can impact the body in a positive way. 1.    Coffee has some Essential Nutrients Many nutrients are tran ...

19January
2018
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