The Buzz on Coffee Production

The Buzz on Coffee Production

For the last decade, experts have reported a dramatic decline in honey bee population that has been felt globally. Some of the hardest working pollinators, bees are an essential component to agricultu…
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Sumatra in Crisis

Sumatra in Crisis

People love Sumatran coffee for its sweet, earthy nuances, full, smooth body, and low acidity. It's no surprise the coffee is in high demand all around the world. However, in recent years, climate cha…
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Where to go to Find Our Joe: Cakettes TX

Where to go to Find Our Joe: Cakettes TX

In efforts to help you find more avenues to enjoy our coffee and to introduce you to some of our best wholesale clients, we'd like to continue regaling you of our wholesale clients' adventures wi…
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The new crop of India Balekola is in!

The new crop of India Balekola is in!

It is said that a few hundred years ago (sources dispute whether it was the 16th or 17th century), Baba Budan, now considered a Sufi saint, was unhappy with the Arab hold on coffee as a commodi…
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Venturing Beyond Organic

Venturing Beyond Organic

As nutritional fads come and go, certain buzzwords get thrown around quite a bit. Sometimes those buzzwords end up sticking in our modern lexicon, becoming as commonplace as any other word. I'm sure,…
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Spirit Mountain Dominican Republic

Spirit Mountain Dominican Republic

Aside from introducing you to our new Limited Editions, we feel it would be tragic to let some of the stories behind some of our mainstay coffees to go unheard. Of course, everyone loves a good story!…
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Food 4 Farmers Roundup

Food 4 Farmers Roundup

If you’ve ever ordered coffee from our website, you may have noticed an optional checkbox to donate a dollar for every pound of coffee you order to Food 4 Farmers. “What is this ‘Food 4 Farmers’,”…
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Coffee Acidity: Here's the Skinny

Coffee Acidity: Here's the Skinny

It is a question often asked when someone is looking for a new coffee and they need some advice: What’s a good coffee low in acidity? Whether the request is initiated by your doctor’s advice or you…
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Parties and Dinners and Gifts, OH MY!

Parties and Dinners and Gifts, OH MY!

 Holiday parties, get-togethers with friends and family, with all the hustle and bustle of the season it’s easy to let some of the finer points of entertaining fall to the wayside, like…
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Holiday Raffle

Holiday Raffle

This holiday season, we thought we’d get festive and funky with another raffle! What are the holidays good for if not indulging in some of the finer things in life? So, this December, we’ll be holdin…
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ACR Holiday Gift Ideas

ACR Holiday Gift Ideas

T’is the season for gift giving! Chances are you’re reading this because either you have an undying love and devotion to coffee, or you’re close to someone who does. With so many gift-givin…
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We Have a New Head Roaster

We Have a New Head Roaster

By no means is he new to ACR, but he is officially our new Head Roaster. Vincent Bathea is quite the jack-of-all-trades around here. Always going above and beyond for the company and for our cust…
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Grounds for the Right Grind

Grounds for the Right Grind

You’ve got your coffee beans stored in an air-tight container; you know they were just roasted 3 days ago; you’ve got your burr grinder waiting in the wings. It’s time to get down to it! You look…
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To Freeze or Not to Freeze....

To Freeze or Not to Freeze....

We hear it all the time, “How should I store my coffee?” What we normally tell folks is to store it as airtight as possible, away from drastic temperature variations, away from light, and certainly…
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