Honey Process Coffee Beans – Are they the Best?

Coffee Beans meet innovative Honey Processing Methodology It was the International Jurors who first brought the Costa Rica honey process coffees to everyone’s attention.  Much to the shock of traditional roasters, this distinct, sweet flavoured, lighter roasted bean took all the Awards.  The coffee world perked up and took notice. What happened to cause tongues … Read more

Thanks for all the love

Neighbourhood Coffee

We’re pleased as punch to be featured in David Cinelli’s 12 days in your neighbourhood this holiday season.  Thanks for all the love To watch the video click here      

How Coffee is Processed

How Coffee is Processed

by Direct Trade farmer Katia Duke Honduras San Isidro coffee, November 2021 Microorganisms Process, How coffee is processed One of the fascinating things about coffee is how versatile it turns out to be, it allows us to experiment from an early stage on the farm to the different options served by a cup and that … Read more

Burundi Coffee Industry – Coffee Talks

burundi coffee industry

March 8th, 2021 Attendees Robin, Host and Rae, Host Deborah Ntawigirira, Co-Founder & Managing Director Introductions Rae: Hey, welcome to Burundi Coffee Industry Coffee Talks all about Burundi Izere with Rae and Robin. We’re going to be having a few conversations with different people that work in the coffee industry and we will be posting … Read more

BREWED AWAKENING

Coffee Roasters Toronto's Top 14

BREWED AWAKENING We’re drinking more coffee at home than ever before. Here’s how to make the most of every cup with top beans from local roasters.  Adapted from an article by Alex Baldinger  Photography by Vicky Lam December 2020 Brewed Awakening with Coffee Roasters Toronto’s Top 14 Thank you Toronto.  Thank you Toronto Life. We … Read more

Burundi Izere Coffee

Burundi Izere coffee

Burundi Izere Coffee Direct Trade by Deborah Ntawigirira Izere coffee is a company I co-founded with my mother in order to bring in specialty coffee (Burundi Izere) from coffee coops.  Like me, it’s a Canadian and Burundian company. As reflected in the brand’s name, Izere is founded on the values of hope and faith, traits … Read more

Costa Rican coffee has long had reputation for quality

Costa Rica coffee

Costa Rican Coffee equals Quality Costa Rican coffee has enjoyed a reputation for outstanding quality.  In our early years in the late eighties one of our best selling coffees was Costa Rica Tarrazu, a strickly hard bean produced in near perfect growing conditions.  Years of the La Roya disease cut coffee production up to 30% … Read more