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Guatemala Finca El Socorro – Direct Trade

We always like finding new coffee producers to work with.   Often we find a farm to work with who has won an award or to, or at least strives to win awards for quality.  It is very rare to come across some one like Diego De La Cerda and Finca El Socorro who hasMore

El Salvador Finca Los Pirineos – Direct Trade

I was fortunate enough to meet Gilberto Baraona back in February and toured Finca Los Pirineos which is located in the region of the Cordillera Tecapa Chinameca.  This was an enlightening experience as I witnessed some of the nicest processing I’ve ever seen at a beneficio (wet mill) and dry-mill. Gilberto was doing things toMore

New Coffee Additions to On-Line Store.

We have made 3 new coffee addtions to our on-line store, each offering a unique cup profile to what has previously been offered. We were asked by many people to introduce a new region from Africa….so we did.  Tanzania Songea Peaberry is a fully washed auction lot that has creamy black tea aromas, which compliment sweetMore

2009 Brazilian Cup of Excellence public cupping

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 – Cafe Central Lot #6

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

New Coffee’s Availalbe for Winter Months

Fratello Coffee is introducing 6 new coffee next week.  These seasonal coffees are Fresh Green Arrivals.   We did not buy a lot of these coffees and expect them to move very quickly.  Each of these will be excellent selections to have over Christmas holidays, especially the very rare (just over 300 lbs of each available) AwardMore