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Sustainable Coffee; Certified or Not

"How are we to know the validity of all such “sustainably produced” claims that are made in the marketplace? Certification is one primary vehicle for accountability, assurance and transparency."
usda logo SUSTAINABLE COFFEE Certified or Not? Coffee is the second greatest traded global commodity next to crude oil, valued in excess of $11 billion in trade annually. Coffee… http://www.alpensierracoffee.com/blog/sustainable-coffee-certified-or-not/

Bitter Coffee!?

Well, yes, coffee can be bitter. Much like the tannins in wine and tea, the many acidic compounds in coffee can become overwhelming and undesirable in the cup for several reasons. Bitter is such an ambiguous term, though, when judged by an individual&rsqu…
Well, yes, coffee can be bitter. Much like the tannins in wine and tea, the many acidic compounds in coffee can become overwhelming and undesirable in the cup for several reasons.… http://www.alpensierracoffee.com/blog/bitter-coffee/