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We're Back!

Written on October 15th 2015.

We’re back!

 

Now we know some of you might be thinking “you were gone?” and others have probably been wondering if we took a trip to Mars or something.  The truth is, we kind of live double lives, and we think now is a really good time to fully introduce ourselves to you:

 

Many of you … read more

Posted in Coffee Adventures | Coffee Perspective


Did You Know?

Written on February 20th 2015.

Did you know that the average American drinks just over 3 cups of coffee per day?  According to numerous studies and articles, including this one from Harvard, the average American drinks 3.1 nine ounce cups of coffee every day!  We thought it might be fun to do the math and see where that took us, … read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective


Did You Know?

Written on January 13th 2015.

Did you know that decaffeinated coffee is not grown, it is made?  All coffee has caffeine in it when it is growing.  If you want decaf coffee, you have to remove the caffeine from the coffee after you pick it.  To do that, you can send the coffee through one of a few different processes.

All of t… read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective


Did You Know?

Written on January 1st 2015.

Did you know that coffee has a lot of great health benefits?  Over the years of reading about coffee (news articles, medical studies, etc…), we’ve learned of a lot of ways that coffee is really great for you!   The main idea is: coffee is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients and when consumed blac… read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective


Did You Know?

Written on November 24th 2014.

Did you know that around 90% of coffee farming occurs in developing countries?  In fact, of the more than 50 coffee growing countries in the world, only 3 or 4 of them are developed, depending on what numbers you use to determine if a country is developing. 

Coffee needs to grow in warm climates … read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective


Did You Know?

Written on October 9th 2014.

Did you know that coffee actually grows on trees? The trees can grow to be up to 30 feet tall, but farmers keep them cut down to typically 6-8 feet so they can more easily pick the beans by hand. The coffee itself is a seed that grows inside the “cherry” of the plant. You can actually pick the cherr… read more

Posted in Coffee Perspective

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About Our Blog

Welcome to the Little River Coffee Blog- a chance for us to share with you about all things coffee!  We've divided the blog into four categories so you can learn about every aspect of our beans.

Coffee Adventures: See where we've been, who we've met, and get to know our partner farms. read more >>

Coffee Perspectives: How much do you know about coffee?  Up your coffee knowledge here! read more >>

Responsible Coffee: Find out more about the different types of coffee we offer and how each affects our planet and its people.  read more >>

Gourmet Coffee: Learn the best ways to enjoy your coffee- from brewing tips to new recipes. read more >>

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