• Welcome back! We continue our month of recipes with another delicious drink inspired by our delicious coffee. This week we will show you how to make a tasty coffee banana smoothie. It may sound crazy but this is the perfect morning pick me up. Best part is that this drink is very easy to make and it will be a great start to your day. Ingredients: (for two servings) 1 cup of brewed Light Roast Cura Coffee 1 medium size banana Sugar or honey (to your liking) 1 cup of...

  • Summer is just around the corner. Before you know it you will be looking for ways to cool which means It is a great time to start getting those cold coffees recipes ready. Over the next few weeks we will share with you four different recipes you will absolutely love. Try them out and let us know what you think. This week we kick off our month of recipes with one sweet drink. It is a cold coffee with ice cream. You can enjoy this simple to make drink on a hot summer...

  • Have you ever thought what the world would be like if you lost your teeth? It is easy to take our teeth for granted and forget how important they really are. So what would a day without teeth be like? Imagine starting off the day with very limited choices in what you could eat. Without teeth you obviously cannot chew food. Here in the United States that might not be a huge issue because there would be many other food choices. Unfortunately that is not the case in many other...

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  • A bit of history was shared about where coffee comes from a couple of posts back. This week we dive in deeper and take a look at how coffee got to where it is today. The earliest recorded evidence of the consumption of coffee comes from the middle east in the 15th century. Coffee beans were taken from ethiopia into Yemen where the majority of the coffee drinkers were. At this point in time coffee was mainly consumed by the Islamic world. As the popularity of this drink grew it...

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  • You as the consumer have what seems to be an unlimited amount of options when it comes to buying socially responsible coffee. Out of those many options you will probably come across the following two terms: direct trade and fair trade. According to the Fair Trade website, fair trade is simply that, trading products at a fair price. Compensating workers justly in a way that they have a positive influence in their communities. A company that wishes to become recognized as Fair Trade can register with them and go through...

  •             According to Kaldi legend, a long time ago a man in Ethiopia noticed that his goats would not go to sleep after eating a specific berry. He was intrigued by this discovery and decided to try it out for himself. The results were the same for him. He noticed that after eating these berries he was more alert and less tired for longer periods of time. He reported this to the local monks who created a drink with these special berries. We now know this drink to be coffee...

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