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Holiday gift ideas for the coffee lover!

Written on December 7, 2010 at 9:51 am, by

Happy Holidays from Fratello Coffee Roasters! We love enjoying great coffee all year round here at Fratello, and hope you do to. At Christmas time why not pay special attention to the coffee lover on your list (that is usually most people on the list) and treat them to some great gift ideas from Fratello.

2009 Brazilian Cup of Excellence public coffee cupping

Written on January 6, 2010 at 10:10 am, by

Fratello Coffee is going to be holding a public cupping of the top 10 Cup of Excellence coffees from the Brazilian 2009 competition.  If you are interested in tasting these coffees, please come to Fratello Coffee on January 12th @ 1:30.  The auction for these coffees will be on January 19th.   26 lots of coffeeMore

Bolivian Cup of Excellence Coffee – Cafe Central Lot #6

Written on November 19, 2009 at 4:36 pm, by

Fratello just won another Cup of Excellence coffee Lot.  The auction just finished and was one of the longest bidding wars I can remember.  After it was all said and done, the #1 lot was sold for $35.05/lb (green) which is a new record for Bolivian Specialty Coffees. This stretched on for almost 7 hours! More

Costa Rican Cup of Excellence – Lot #3

Written on June 12, 2009 at 9:29 am, by

Fratello Coffee just won the # 3 Lot of Costa Rican Celle de Copey – Cup of Excellencetoday.  This was a HUGE achievement and the highest ranking coffee Fratello has every won.  Jason was part of the jury down in Costa Rica this year and helped approving this coffee as being one of the topMore

Colombian Cup of Excellence 2009

Written on March 16, 2009 at 2:58 pm, by

I have just returned from Pereira Colombia after judging the 2009 Cup of Excellence competition.   Although tired, I’m thrilled about this experience.  It is so exciting going through the cupping process and seeing the award ceremony’s on the final day.  The Cup of Excellence competition is the most thorough and competitive screening process a coffeeMore

Honduran Cup of Excellence 2008 – Las Amazonas

Written on July 9, 2008 at 3:46 pm, by

Yesterday was the online auction for the 2008 Honduras Cup of Excellence competition, and Fratello Coffee is happy to say, that we have won another Lot of coffee, and are the ONLY Canadian company to win one.   This is always an exciting process, and is particularly long, when you are also one of the 26More