• History of Coffee in Mexico

    History of Coffee in Mexico
    History of Coffee in Mexico In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, we here at Volcanica Coffee would like to take a moment to look back and recognize and celebrate Mexican Coffee history by sharing it with all of you. Records indicate that coffee made its way from the archipelago of Antilles in the Caribbean to Mexico in the 18th century, sometime around 1740. Some...
  • Earth Day: Here's How Volcanica Coffee Reduces Their Carbon Footprint

    Earth Day: Here's How Volcanica Coffee Reduces Their Carbon Footprint
    At Volcanica Coffee we are committed to producing quality coffee with little to no impact on the environment. In order to provide a smaller carbon footprint, we utilize a state-of-the-art Ovenpak 400 afterburner to remove smoke and odor while cleaning harmful particulates caused by the roasting process.
  • Coffee Origin Trip 2021: Costa Rica

    Coffee Origin Trip 2021: Costa Rica
    This past January, Volcanica Coffee traveled to Costa Rica during the coffee harvest to visit micromills in the Tarrazu region. Tarrazu is known for its high quality coffee beans and amazing views, what some would call “a coffee gold mine”. Our goal was to purchase the best crop from this years harvest while also fostering new relationships with micromills. The Volcanica Coffee Team flew...
  • How many calories are in a cup of coffee?

      How many calories are in a cup of coffee? The quick answers is that black coffee contains about 5 calories or about negative 100, depending on how you consider the science.  Roast Magazine published and interesting article on this topic of how many calories does a cup of black coffee contain. You may be familiar with the counterintuitive idea of negative calories for foods...
  • Mocha Java Coffee- The World's Oldest Coffee Blend

    Mocha Java Coffee- The World's Oldest Coffee Blend
    Mocha Java is perhaps one of the oldest blends of coffees created. Dating back to the 17th century, Mocha Java blend derives its name from when European sailors transporting coffee and other goods from the Indonesian island of Java would stop off at the popular Yemen port of Mocha (Mokha) before heading back home to Europe. From there, Europeans found the coffee blend in...
  • Coffee is good for your heart, studies show

    Coffee is good for your heart, studies show
    The American Heart Association (AHA) has concluded a multi-tiered, multi-generational metastudy on the effects of black coffee, and the results are overwhelmingly positive for how a cup of coffee a day can keep the cardiologist at bay.  The AHA study used the Precision Medicine Platform to compare dietary data among over 21,000 American adults to conclude that one to three cups of coffee can...
  • Nitrogen Flushed Coffee and It’s Benefits

    Nitrogen Flushed Coffee and It’s Benefits
      To ensure your coffee arrives to you fresh, not only do we roast by order but we also use a nitrogen flush packaging system so that your coffee tastes just as fresh as if it were roasted in your own home. Perhaps you’re one of countless customers wondering what exactly goes into the process to create the greatest coffee you’ve ever had. And...
  • A Minimalist Guide to Low Acid Coffee

    A Minimalist Guide to Low Acid Coffee
    There are over a 1,000 chemical compounds in coffee, making it one of the world’s most complex drinks. The acids in coffee range from chlorogenic to citric to even lactic and malic acids. It’s not always straightforward as to which coffee will be low acid and have a higher pH.
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