Coffee cooperative of Ciudad Barrios

How can you talk about coffee from El Salvador without talking about the Coffee Producers of Ciudad Barrios? Let’s discover Monsignor Romero parishioner and defender of the oppressed and Rigoberto Argueta, coffee farmer and visionary.   Who is “Monseñor”m Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdàmez? Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez was born in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador, on August 15, 1917. Romero spent the first quarter of a century of his ministerial career as a parish priest and diocesan secretary in San Miguel. In 1970 he became Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador and held this position until 1974, when the Vatican appointed him to the diocese of Santiago de María, a Read the full article…

Continue Reading

What is crema?

  What is crema?   You may have already heard the term “créma” without to know what baristas are talking about. No doubt you have ever been curious to know what makes an espresso sometimes imitate the foaming aesthetic of a beer. What you see, and what all coffee enthusiasts dream of, is called créma and is considered the reference in the preparation of espresso. The thin layer of cream that covers your espresso has a long history and can tell you a lot about the coffee you are going to enjoy! So what si crema? In simple terms, the crema is what we call the light layer of dark brun foam found Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Chai tea: the Indian history of a spicy drink

Chai tea: the Indian history of a spicy drink   Chai tea: the Indian history of a spicy drink A spicy drink that usually marks the arrival of shorter days, Chai tea has in addition to its singular flavors, unsuspected benefits!   Highly appreciated for its taste qualities and recognized for its virtues, the Chai tea is enjoying growing success. With the arrival of autumn, what could be more comforting than this delicious spicy tea to warm up and face the cold with serenity?   The history of Chai tea:   Chai is a hot drink originating in India. Originally, the dull Hindi “chai” is a derivative of the Mandarin Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Cold brew

COLD BREW If you ask around you if anyone knows about Cold Brew, you’re likely not many people know what it is. The new way to drink coffee may not have reached you yet, but do not panic, we tell you some anecdotes that will make you want to taste.   Already known to the Japanese in the seventeenth century as “Kyoto coffee”, it is a way of extracting coffee cold by a taste-to-taste method. Cold Brew began about 10 years ago in the United States. Roasters specializing in high-end coffee have rediscovered this technique to prepare coffee. It brings out the delicious aromas of coffee without extracting the acidity Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Salvadoran coffee achieved second best price in America

Salvadoran coffee achieved second best price in America   The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) pointed out that in 2020, despite the covid-19 pandemic, they were able to successfully carry out the Cup of Excellence competition, which seeks the best coffees in the world. world, considered “exceptional”. Salvadoran coffee was present in this competition. Last year 3,146 coffee producing farms from America and Africa participated, of which 201 went to auctions, and managed to obtain the average price paid $ 21.24 per pound when in contract C the price is around $ 1.11 and specialty coffees are sold in average at $ 6.00 per pound. Thus they managed to sell Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Pouvez-vous utiliser le café comme supplément pour le sport?

    Pouvez-vous utiliser le café comme supplément pour le sport? Café comme supplément pour le sport : Les boissons pour sportifs et les suppléments sont incroyablement populaires parmi les athlètes et les professionnels du fitness, mais ces dernières années, de plus en plus de produits ont vu le jour, citant les bienfaits du café pour la forme et la santé. En se concentrant de plus en plus sur la remise en forme et le bien-être, certains consommateurs délaissent les sucres et les composés transformés au profit d’ingrédients «propres» et naturels pour les soutenir lorsqu’ils font de l’exercice. Ces produits comprennent du café préparé de différentes manières, y compris torréfié Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Avantages de boire du café, basés sur la science.

Avantages de boire du café. Avantages de boire du café : Le café est l’une des boissons les plus appréciées au monde. Grâce à ses niveaux élevés d’antioxydants et de nutriments bénéfiques, on peut également dire qu’il est assez sain. Des études montrent que les buveurs de café ont un risque beaucoup plus faible de plusieurs maladies graves.   Voici les 13 principaux avantages de boire du café pour la santé :   1. Peut améliorer les niveaux d’énergie et vous rendre plus intelligent Le café peut aider les gens à se sentir moins fatigués et à augmenter leur niveau d’énergie. ( Sources :PubMed Central : Base de données très Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Guide pour acheter du café en ligne

  Guide pour acheter du café en ligne L’histoire des éleveurs de chèvres éthiopiens qui ont découvert le café lorsque les chèvres qui mangent des baies sont devenues excitées est susceptible d’être forgée, mais on pense généralement que le café est d’abord venu de la région africaine.Quand on boit du café de spécialité, nous recherchons une douceur et une complexité sans beaucoup d’amertume. Les grains de café ne doivent pas être sous-torréfiés ou trop torréfiés. Un peu d’acidité et d’amertume sont également nécessaires pour éviter que le café n’ait un goût trop léger en bouche. Le café qu’on peut trouver sur le marché est composé de grains de café Arabica, Read the full article…

Continue Reading

Using The Right Grind Size For Your Brewing Method: An Experiment

Trained baristas know the importance of selecting the right grind size for different brewing methods. In fact, most coffee shops regularly recalibrate their grinders throughout the day to keep drinks consistent. But if you’ve been brewing coffee at home, you might not have considered why grind size is important. This is likely to be the case if you purchase pre-ground coffee, which is sometimes marketed as being suited for any brewing method or coffee machine. To demonstrate how different grind sizes affected a single brewing method, we conducted an experiment with a Hario V60 dripper. We used several different grind sizes and measured how that affected the flow rate, water Read the full article…

Continue Reading

“100% Arabica”: What Does It Mean?

Choosing a coffee can be overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the terms used on packaging. A common label you’ll see is the claim that the coffee is “100% arabica”. But what does this mean? To explain that, you first need to understand the key differences between the two main species of coffee, arabica and robusta. I spoke to experts in the supply chain to figure out the differences between the two, and to learn about what it means when coffee is labelled “100% arabica”. Read on to find out what they said. WHAT IS ARABICA COFFEE?  Dozens of coffee species exist, of which roughly 124 have been identified. The two Read the full article…

Continue Reading