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Guatemala Video!

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Guatemala video! El Socorro and Finca Santa Isabel. Enjoy a cup of these delicious micro lots while enjoying this video.   Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - Guatemalan Mico Lots from Voortex Productions on Vimeo.  

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Costa Rica Micro Lot Video

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Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. - Costa Rican Micro Lots from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. As you are enjoying our delicious new Costa Rican Micro Lots from La Mirella, Herbazu, and Farami. See the faces and land that produced such amazing coffee for us. This video was shot during the February 2012 harvest. And, if you have not yet seen our Central American video check our From The Source. From the Source - Olympia Coffee Sourcing in Central America from Voortex Productions on Vimeo.

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Northwest Thursday Night Throwdown 1st Place

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

Our own Sam Schroeder has won first place at the Northwest Thursday Night Throwdown for the month of June. Latte Art skills!

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Farami - Costa Rica

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

  I could write about what makes our Costa Rica Farami micro lot coffee so good from the perspective of a coffee buyer and roaster, but I want to take a moment to write as a coffee lover. For me Farami is all that... What I mean to say is that I love this coffee. I love coffees that have endless drinkability. Some coffees (usually more exotic varietals like Geisha or Pacamara, etc.) are nonstop show stoppers; every sip is a mind-blowingly awesome experience. Farami is not a show stopper in the way that a Kenya Top Auction Lot pushes...

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Wholesale with Heart

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

  This week I’m on tour of sorts. Not my usual endeavor of sourcing our green coffee in coffee producing countries. No, this week I’m on the East Coast of the United States. I’m supporting our wholesale customers. I’m leading espresso trainings, holding cuppings, tweeking brewers, consulting on menu pricing, branding development, and conducting forums to discuss how we source our coffee and answering questions about our roasting process and our company. We believe in a much more hands on process to working with our wholesale partners. Each of our wholesale customers has a different set of needs, we strive...

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