3 Reasons You Should Be Buying Whole Bean Coffee

Whole Bean Coffee - Coast to Coast CoffeeDid you know that once your coffee bean is ground, it loses its flavour in a matter of minutes? When oxygen hits the bean's surface, it begins the staling process. When the bean is whole, it helps to keep the inside fresher for longer. What’s better for a coffee lover than drinking a hot cup of freshly roasted coffee first thing in the morning?
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How To Make Coffee With Kahlúa At Home - 3 Easy Recipes

Coffee with KalhuaWhat makes a delicious cup of fresh roasted coffee even better? Adding a bit of Kahlúa, of course!   If you enjoy your coffee morning, noon, or night, hot or cold, dark or light, then you will also love the smooth, rich, creamy, sweet taste of Kahlúa in your cup.


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How to Make Great Cold Brew at Home

Cold Brew - Coast to Coast CoffeeYou’ve probably seen jugs of cold brew at your local coffee shop. You may even have tried the chilled concoction. But what exactly is cold brew? Well, isn’t leftover coffee that you’ve put in the fridge—it’s coffee that’s made with cold water. 

            
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The Value of a Daily Grind

Grind Degrees - Coast to Coast CoffeeWatching a barista grind, tamp, load and then let superheated water do its whistling work is something to look forward to. The rhythm, smell and sound of the espresso-making ritual forms a kind of dance that’s a pleasure to experience, as well as a lovely prelude to a delicious drink.
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The Dope on Caffeine: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Caffeine - Coast to Coast CoffeeIt won’t come as a surprise to many that coffee contains caffeine. That’s a big part of the reason why people drink it: there’s nothing like a good cup of joe to wake you up in the morning. Of course, it’s delicious, too.

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Mycotoxins and Coffee: Should you be Worried?

Green Coffee - Coast to Coast CoffeeOur customers occasionally ask about mycotoxins – toxic chemicals that are the products of moulds on agricultural crops.  They probably would never have started asking about them if Bulletproof Coffee Company hadn’t centered a marketing campaign around their mycotoxin-free coffee.
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The Importance of Fair Trade Coffee

Fair Trade Coffee Cherries‘Fair Trade’. You see these words on packaging, along with ‘Certified Organic’. It’s something that we all like the sound of, but what does it really mean? Coffee is such a big part of most every morning that we rarely stop to think about where it comes from, or who grows it.

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The Importance of Organic Coffee

Organic Coffee CherriesOnce upon a time, all coffee was organically grown. Even when chemical fertilizers came on the scene, coffee continued to be organically grown for many decades. Since coffee bushes love shade, they were traditionally planted under existing forest canopy – an arrangement that worked well. The majority, if not all organic coffee, is still shade-grown. 

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How Roasting Changes Coffee Flavour Profile

Light vs. Dark Roast

Light, medium or dark roast? All coffee drinkers have their favourites, but many don’t know why—they just know when they like something. So I thought I would explain how roasting affects your favourite cup. 

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Proud to be a K-Cupper?

Keurig Pods Garbage

By now we've all heard the negative press about Keurig K-Cups. Sure, they may be more convenient than traditional brewing methods, but their advantage pretty much ends there. First, they are extremely wasteful. Because of all the landfill they've generated, John Sylvan the creator of the K-Cup, has even said that he regrets inventing them.





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Easy Homemade Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee

What's better than Iced Coffee on a hot summer day? Not a whole lot if you ask me! But why would you pay big bucks for coffee with ice when you can easily make it at home for a fraction of the price? Here are a few tips to make a delicious, refreshing Iced Coffee that will really hit the spot without putting a dent in your wallet.    


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