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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We’re talking organic fair trade coffee with Steve Izzo from Orinoco Coffee & Tea in suburban D.C. Steve’s been in the coffee trade for years and has real hands-on experience with the fair trade market and the growing role of organic. Steve, how deep are your roots? Steve: I’ve been deeply committed to organic fair trade coffees for most of my career. For me, it’s visceral and it’s taken me across the globe from Guatemala to Kenya. I know that coffee production is labor intensive. I’ve met the workers on the steamy hillside farms of Central America. For the little

  If you really want the coffee flavor to shine through, I’d recommend brewing a strong cup of coffee or use espresso. What You Need Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup brewed coffee (or espresso) 1 tablespoon light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups slivered almonds, toasted & roughly chopped (divided) 8 ounces dark chocolate chip Instructions 1.   In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, sugars, coffee, corn syrup, and salt. Heat to a boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Insert a candy thermometer into the syrup; boil-stirring

This devilish cake might just be the perfect dessert for your next gathering. What You Need   Ingredients For the Cake butter for pans 2 cups white sugar 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 whole eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup strong brewed black coffee 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract   For the Frosting 1 bag (12 ounces) semi sweet chocolate chips finely chopped 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter   Instructions   For the Cake Preheat oven to 350F. Butter and flour two 9-inch round baking pans. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.Add eggs, buttermilk, coffee, oil and vanilla. Using an electric mixer, beat

It's new. It's yummy. And we're so glad it's here. >> Wholesale customers: Ask us about our special $5 rebate offer on this new product! >> Umpqua Oats Vanilla Almond Crunch oatmeal is a crumbly mixture of thick rolled oats, oven roasted almonds, rich bourbon vanilla, sweet honey and crunchy vanilla almond granola. This unique blend delivers a uniquely delicious hot and crunchy experience.   Shop online today.    

Spring is around the corner, and for many that means putting away the cold weather beverages like hot apple cider and trading it in for a cool, refreshing tea. But why? Here are some GREAT recipes that incorporate the refreshing taste that only cider can deliver. Enjoy! Cider Float 1 oz. Cider Concentrate 7 oz. Ginger ale Scoop of vanilla ice cream Apple Raspberry Cooler 1 oz. Cider Concentrate 1/4 oz. Raspberry syrup 7 oz. Sparkling water Apple Pie a la Mode Milkshake 1 oz. Cider Concentrate 1/2 oz. Caramel syrup 4 oz. Milk 1 Scoop vanilla ice cream 1 Piece of graham cracker Blend until smooth Apple Ginger Iced Tea 1 oz. Cider Concentrate 7 oz. Iced

You serve a great Cup of Joe (ours!) at your establishment, but if you aren’t selling tea, too, you may be overlooking a major customer segment. On any given day, over half of the American population drinks tea, according to the Tea Association of the U.S.A. Inc. Tea’s popularity is growing steadily – which may be due in part to its known health benefits. We find that consumers are developing an appreciation for unique, flavorful premium teas. Are you considering adding tea to your menu? John Shoop, our Richmond and Central Virginia Regional Sales Manager, has some great advice for you. Q: What

Did you know that tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world? In fact, over one half of the American population drinks tea on any given day, according to the Tea Association of U.S.A. Inc. Why such a love affair? One reason could be that it's so easy to find! Many restaurants and retail shops serve up premium varieties, while grocery stores, convenience stores and even vending machines offer bottled tea. >> FACT: "Over the last ten years, Ready-To-Drink Tea has grown more than 15 fold. In 2012, Ready-To-Drink sales were conservatively estimated at $4.8 billion and this trend continues in

Lots of people drink tea, in fact, it’s one of the most popular drinks in the world and in the U.S., 2 billion men and women choose tea instead of coffee each morning. Besides being a great way to start your day, tea also delivers some real health benefits. Several teas, in particular white, black, green, and oolong teas, have antioxidants which some research suggests can help your body fight diseases like cancer, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. To learn more, take a look at this graphic!    

Did you know that heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year?* Let wipe out Heart Disease together. INTRODUCING ROJO ROAST It’s bold, it’s beautiful, and it’s only available until March 6. Inspired by the passionate, this delightfully rich dark roasted blend is bold, yet finishes smooth with an undertone of chocolate to warm the heart. Each time you purchase a bag of our new specially crafted ROJO ROAST, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to goredforwomen.org. Please order ROJO Roast today!   *According to the American Heart Association’s goredforwomen.org.

Wow! Just in time for the holidays and only while supplies last, these three popular holiday flavors are 25% off! Order now, supplies are very limited. Each box contains 12 individually wrapped Biscotti. Great stocking stuffers for the coffee lovers you know. Order today!   Be-Bop Gingersnap (12 ct) Retail price: Only $15.00 per box! (Was $20.00) Blending molasses, ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg into a memorable recipe worthy of your grandma's kitchen! Dipped in a lemon icing, then finished with white chocolate icing, it is unique and heartwarming. Great with an old-fashioned cup of hot coffee.   Be-Bop Chocolate Peppermint Crush (12 ct) Retail price: Only $15.00 per box!

Here are hot chocolate, gingerbread latte and a simple Dutch Mint Coffee recipe for you to enjoy! Dutch Mint Coffee Ingredients: 3/4 oz. Monin Chocolate Mint Syrup 7 oz. fresh brewed coffee 1 1/2 oz. half & half 10 oz. mug Preparation: Combine ingredients, except milk, in serving cup. Stir and set aside. Steam milk in pitcher. Pour steamed milk into serving cup, stirring gently. Garnish and enjoy! Berry Gingerbread Latte Ingredients: 1/4 oz. Monin Raspberry Syrup 3/4 oz. Gingerbread Syrup 2% milk 2 shots Orinoco Espresso 16 oz. mug Preparation: Combine ingredients, except milk, in serving cup. Stir and set aside. Steam milk in pitcher. Pour steamed milk into serving cup, stirring gently. Garnish and enjoy.   Hot German Chocolate Ingredients: 1/4

Hot German Chocolate Ingredients: 1/4 oz. Monin Coconut Syrup 1/4 oz. Monin Caramel Syrup 1/4 oz. Monin Hazelnut Syrup 8 oz. hot cocoa 12 oz. glass Preparation: Combine ingredients in serving cup. Stir and garnish in 12-oz. glass.     Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Monin Salted Caramel Syrup 1 oz. Monin Dark Chocolate Sauce milk 12 oz. mug Preparation: Combine ingredients, except milk, in serving cup. Stir and set aside. Steam milk in pitcher. Pour steamed milk into serving cup, stirring gently. Garnish and enjoy!   Want more? Search our Recipes page!  

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