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Bolivia Coffee Sourcing Trip 2013

Written on August 13, 2013 at 11:57 am, by

This year we are excited to announce that we have had the opportunity to work with some new people in Bolivia. The company we are working with is Agritrade, they work with around 500 different farmers to collect coffee from all over Bolivia and bring it to their wet mill in Caranavi in cherry form.More

Nicaraguan Coffee Producer Profile – Eleane Miersch

Written on July 19, 2013 at 12:12 pm, by

Continual improvement is something every farmer we work with strives for but few have the level of commitment that Eleane Mierisch does.   This is Fratello Coffee’s 5th year working with the Miersch family and have written about them a lot.  We wanted to focus on Eleane in this post as she is a bigMore

El Salvador – Mauricio Salaverria, Finca VillaGalicia – Direct Trade

Written on May 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm, by

In February of 2012 we were first introduced with Mauricio Salaverria of Divisadero Café Farms when touring El Salvador.  We were impressed with what we saw at his farms Finca VilllaGalicia and Finca Himalaya, both in the Concepcion de Ataco which is in the Ahuachapán region in Western El Salvador.  What impressed us the mostMore

Colombia – Elias Roa – Acevedo, Huila – Direct Trade

Written on April 25, 2013 at 7:48 am, by

Elias Roa and his family have been producing coffee for 25 years.  Elias has 2 farms, this one in the Acevedo region called Finca El Recuerdo and the other is in El Pital called Finca Tamana, giving him the ability to harvest coffee all year long.  Elias will be able to send his 3 childrenMore

Opening a new cafe in Calgary or Edmonton? Need help or consultation?

Written on June 3, 2012 at 9:28 pm, by

We are eager to work with people that share our dedication to coffee.  We want to share our passion with you and help you learn to present coffee at its finest in your business. Fratello has been roasting coffee for over 25 years, but we are more than just a coffee roaster. Our consultants are experienced professionals that willMore