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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Recipes for Summer Drinks

Summer is always a great time to play with new recipes for Summer drinks. You can take classics like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate and add them to a recipe in such new and unique ways.    Lemonade One of the best summertime drink bases is lemonade because its citrusy goodness is literally made...

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Coffee Gadgets for Everyone!

Whether you are working from home, the office, or finally taking a trip. There are some coffee gadgets you may like to give a try.   At Home Love iced coffee but hate watered down flavor and losing time? Well, try a HyperChiller.  This lovely gadget is filled with water and left in the freezer...

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Unique ways to use Coffee Grounds

Coffee grounds. Another byproduct of the coffee making cycle that can be used and reused. So, what are some of the best ways to get the most use out of your grounds? Outside Uses Compost is one of the first things people think of when you say used grounds. And it is a great go to but, did you know...

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Unique ways to use Coffee Filters

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...

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Types of Coffee Plants – Part 3

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...

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Giving Back Locally – Food Banks

There are many ways to give back to your community. As a business, we feel it is even more important to make a positive impact on our local community. To help us achieve that goal, we have been working with the Howard County Food Bank. Donating time and food to help those who need assistance so...

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Types of Coffee Plants – Part 2

As we continue to explore types of coffee plants, we will first visit Arabica coffee species. This species includes the Typica and Bourbon varieties. It also includes cultivars like Kent, Java, Caturra, and Maragogype, just to name a few. Much like the plant, this species has many branches.    ...

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What is Honey Coffee?

So, what is honey coffee? Right away you may think of a honey infused latte, or coffee soaked in honey. But that is not the case with honey coffee. Honey coffee is a nicer way to refer to the third primary coffee processing method. Coffee Processing As we know, coffee beans are the stones that...

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Types of Coffee Plants – Part 1

So, we all know what a roasted coffee bean is but, what is coffee? And what types of coffee plants are there? In this series we will discuss coffee from its beginning and the varieties available around the world. Where does coffee come from? According to Merriam-Webster the definition of coffee...

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Coffee in United States Pop Culture Part Two

Part Two – The 21st Century So, now that we have a bit of background (see Part One), let’s move on to coffee pop culture in the 21st century. From TV and movies to our social conscious, coffee is still firmly a part of the culture in the United States in this century as well. Right at the...

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