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    What Are Speciality Coffees?

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    The term, "Speciality Coffees" refers to more than just coffees that may cost more or that taste better than ordinary coffees.   It refers to coffees that are of a...

    Regions of Coffee - Puna

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    Hawaii's famous Kona coffee, hailing from the west side of the Big Island, has established the state as one of the world's most famous regions of coffee production.  However, did you know that...

    Regions of Coffee - Puna

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    Hawaii's famous Kona coffee, hailing from the west side of the Big Island, has established the state as one of the world's most famous regions of coffee production.  However, did you know that...

    Coffee History: The Boston Coffee Party

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    If you know even the basics of American history, you've heard of the Boston Tea Party in 1773, where American revolutionaries disguised themselves as Native Americans and dumped a ship's...

    Small Batch Coffee is the Best Coffee

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    Freshness is the hallmark of excellent coffee. From the moment roasted coffee beans become exposed to oxygen, they begin to lose their optimum flavor and attributes. Small Batch coffee roasting is a...

    Around the world - Welcome to Ka'u and its Coffee

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    The coffee aficionado who sojourns around the world, as small as it seems with today's communications technology and travel industry, can still stumble across hidden or little-known pockets of excellence when it...

    Coffee History: "Cup of Joe" - What's in a Name?

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    There's a lighthearted side to coffee history, and that's the terminology. Did you ever wonder why coffee is referred to as a "cup of joe"? Certain slang terms for coffee are self-explanatory, like...

    What Are the Benefits/Advantages of Drinking Coffee?

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    On Instagram alone there are 38,457,321 posts that are filtered with the hashtag "coffee." In fact, coffee is one of the most popular hashtags and searches around the world due...

    New Study Shows Coffee May Benefit Your Fitness Goals

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    The news is constantly swinging back and forth about the benefits of coffee. Despite the fact that many studies have come out about the ways it can be an advantage to...

    Simple, Affordable, Espresso Machine Alternatives

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    When you don't need a whole novel of drip coffee, a cryptic stanza of espresso will do. Problem is, if you want to make a respectable dose of it in the comfort...

    Coffee Benefits/Advantages - Grounds for a Purpose

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    We've all heard about the many coffee benefits and advantages when it comes to our health, but did you know that even the used grounds can serve a purpose after you've finished your...

    A Guide to Coffee Brewing Basics

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    Ever since the American war for independence, when drinking tea became unpatriotic, coffee has been a popular drink in these United States.  Like anything, you enjoy a high quality cup...

    Fun Facts About Coffee History

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    With a coffee company named Green Dragon, do you imagine its history beginning with a green fire-breathing creature roasting those delectable beans? Of course not. But Green Dragon is named after an...

    The Surprising Coffee Benefits/Advantages!

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    Coffee gets a bad rap for a wide variety of reasons, but believe it or not, America's favorite caffeinated beverage, coffee, has a wide variety of benefits and advantages. For example,...

    What does Fair Trade have to do with my coffee?

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    Fair Trade is based on a partnership between farmers and consumers. Farmers receive a fair dollar for their produce while customers support economic growth and development of rural, economically challenged areas...

    How to reach coffee sustainability

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    Developing an environment that encourages coffee sustainability is important, not only to coffee drinkers, but to the world. Just as every animal species has its own place in the ecological system we...

    Estate vs. Single Origin Coffee and Who Cares?

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    According to Wikipedia (and we'll tolerate no bashing of that awesome tool), estate coffees are a specific type of single-origin coffee. They may be grown on a single (small) farm or on large plantations spread across many...

    Coffee Brewing Basics: 9 Steps to Taking Your Morning Routine From Plain-Jane to Plain Awesome

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    You crawl of bed, bleary-eyed, and meander to the kitchen to make your morning cup of java. You lackadaisically toss in some old grounds (who washes this machine, anyway?), pour...

    The Age of Coffee: Benefits and Advantages of Your Favorite Beverage

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    It's the coffee age. There's a Starbucks on every other city corner and people have become increasingly interested in getting creative with this award-winning hot beverage. Not only does coffee...

    Around the World: Myths and Legends of Coffee

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    Holding a cup of Java like it’s your ticket into Heaven, you rarely wonder where the brew originated. Unlike wine, which has been around since the dawn of time, coffee...

    Different Roasts: No Not Pot Roast, Coffee!

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    We’ve all stumbled into the neighborhood convenience store before work for a 55 gallon drum of coffee. We’ve stood wobbling, as we looked in total confusion at an array of...

    Regions of Coffee: Somewhere for Everyone

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    Where does our coffee come from?  I know such a magic elixir seems like it must come from Narnia or Oz, but that is not the case.  Seattle or "my...

    Four Reasons You Need Fresh Roasted Coffee

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    Are you tired of the same old grocery store coffee and long for a better alternative? Then get into fresh roasted coffee. Anybody who knows coffee knows you need to get it...

    Hand Selection Means Flavor Protection

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    Ever since the dawn of time, the highest quality of products have been made by hand.  Whether it is a toymaker, artist, or the guy who works at the deli...

    Thar She Blows! Benefits of Volcanic Soil in Your Cup of Joe

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    When you stumble into the kitchen in the morning, rubbing red and bleary eyes, you fill the pitcher, pour water into the drip coffee pot and place coffee grounds into...

    True Quality is Achieved in a Small Batch

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    The hallmark of Green Dragon Roasters coffee is the sublime flavor captured in the freshness of every batch. We are known for our commitment to connecting coffee drinkers with specialty coffees...

    Coffee, Tea, and Thee: Coffee History, The Dragon Way

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    Oddly, coffee history contains an important footnote related to tea, politics, and a bar. And you thought you were paying attention in American History class! What Does Green Dragon Coffee Have To...

    Our Freshness Advantage

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    Fresh coffee beans are the single most important ingredient of great tasting coffee. The coffee flavor is found in oils of the bean which quickly evaporate when exposed to air....

    New Roaster!!!

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    Great News!  We recently purchased a new roaster to and should have it online by the end of February. Our new hand-machined drum roster will allow us to increase roast...

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