With a heritage of growers, exporters, importers, and roasters, Orinoco Coffee & Tea has produced and sold the finest coffees and teas since 1909.

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March 2021

Coffee filters. We all know you can use them to brew coffee. But what else? How can we use them and still reduce our footprint? Are they recyclable? The short answer is no. They are not recyclable. Once used the oils in coffee make recycling a no go. Even if you rinse them, the recycling plants will not accept them. Instead, compost them. Even if you don’t compost yourself, check with your local farms and organic markets. They are great resources to help connect people on various ways to help each other and help the planet all at once. You can also take the

As we begin our final chapter into the types of coffee plants, we look lastly at the Robusta coffee species. The Facts Robusta is primarily in Africa and Indonesia. The largest producer is Vietnam where over 3 billion pounds are sold per year. While exact numbers vary by year, worldwide coffee production is about 40 percent Robusta. Robusta beans are generally cheaper simply because they're easier to grow. It takes half the time to yield a crop and each crop produces a higher yield. Plus, the high caffeine content of Robusta beans means they're naturally less appealing to insects. And the antimicrobial

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