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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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Fall Coffee Traditions (With No Trace of Pumpkin)

Fall Coffee Traditions (With No Trace of Pumpkin)

We all know it and love it, but every once in a while, the pumpkin spice latte needs to take five. After all, too much of a good thing is a real thing, and if every latte were pumpkin spice – what would we have to look forward to all spring? Luckily, there is no shortage of fall coffee traditions...

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The Origins of Pumpkin Spice

The Origins of Pumpkin Spice

That first hint of crispness in the air. Trees turning from lush green to red, yellow, and orange. A new scattering of leaves on the ground, soon to be crunching underfoot. None of these things heralds the arrival of autumn quite like the first scent of a pumpkin spice latte. Hot, heavenly pumpkin...

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Coffee Roasters Demystified

Coffee Roasters Demystified

Coffee roasting is an incredibly nuanced profession. There’s a great deal that goes on behind the scenes between the time that the green coffee is harvested and the moment an aficionado cracks the vacuum seal on a fresh bag for the first time and is overcome by that unmistakable aroma. A coffee’s...

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Regional Coffee Customs 101: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Regional Coffee Customs 101: Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

If there is one global truth about coffee – it is that there is no one true way to consume coffee. Throughout the world, regional coffee customs vary from country to country, infused with the culture and the flavors of the locale in question. In Ethiopia, for example – the fifth-largest coffee...

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Make a Mocha Iced Coffee with Vanilla Cold Foam – at Home

Orinoco partner Yoko Segawa of Yoko’s Kitchen recently proved it’s possible to get creative with coffee in your own home – no barista or chic coffeehouse required. To create her mocha iced coffee with vanilla cold foam, she started with Orinoco’s Organic Fair Trade Peru Penachi – a full bodied...

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Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Cold Brew Coffee

Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Cold Brew Coffee

The origins of cold brew coffee can be traced back to Kyoto, Japan – tens of thousands of miles from the Venezuelan farms where Pedro and Juan-Carlos Ramirez’s ancestors launched the enterprise that would become Orinoco Coffee & Tea. That landmark was in 1909, and just like creating a rich,...

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4 Top Perks from the Newest Camping Coffee Gear

4 Top Perks from the Newest Camping Coffee Gear

In recent weeks, we’ve woken up to the sunshine, blue skies, and warmer than average temperatures. That means one thing for nature enthusiasts – it’s time to grab the tent and go for a hike. The big issue? If you’re also a coffee enthusiast, the great outdoors can occasionally be a grind if you...

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Milk Alternatives

Milk alternatives have grown in popularity. A trip to the “milk” section of your local grocery store will make that clear. And while cow’s milk boasts an impressive nutrient profile by being rich in protein and important vitamins and minerals, including calcium, phosphorus and B vitamins. Cow’s...

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Tea Trends 2022

Tea trends are similar to coffee but, also a bit different. Tea consumption worldwide is second only to water and with approximately 87% of millennials (who now dominate the workforce and, with it, the economy) drink tea, according to the Tea Association of the USA and as Gen Z continues to show...

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