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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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What is Bird-Friendly Coffee?

What is Bird-Friendly Coffee?

“Bird-Friendly coffee” – the practice of growing coffee under a canopy of native trees to support migratory songbird habitats – has taken flight. In fact, this concept has swooped into the lexicon as a beacon of sustainability and biodiversity among coffee enthusiasts and eco-conscious consumers....

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Warm Up the Holidays with Coffee Gifts for Every Barista

Warm Up the Holidays with Coffee Gifts for Every Barista

As the holiday season continues to percolate, the search for the perfect gift tops the to-do lists of festive shoppers. For that special someone who delights in the art of brewing, the gift of coffee-related joy is sure to warm their hearts. From the novice to the expert barista, here's a guide to...

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Why Consumers are Demanding Larger Coffee Cups

Why Consumers are Demanding Larger Coffee Cups

As we mentioned in a previous blog, one of the biggest coffee trends of 2023 is a renewed emphasis on larger coffee cups. Perhaps in the past – think Big Gulps and Super-Sized soft drinks of yesteryear – demanding larger cups was looked at as a sign of gluttony or excess. Well, no longer. Today’s...

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3 Great Ways to Give the Gift of Coffee for the Holidays

3 Great Ways to Give the Gift of Coffee for the Holidays

The holiday season is hectic enough without wracking your brain over what to get everyone on your gift list. Giving the gift of coffee for the holidays can save you time and stress, all while brewing up evergreen memories in the process. Orinoco Coffee & Tea can help you be a big hit this...

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Give the Holidays a Homemade Feel with These 3 Great Coffee Crafts

Give the Holidays a Homemade Feel with These 3 Great Coffee Crafts

Sometimes, a great cup of coffee inspires us to create something wonderful. And, sometimes, the inspiration to create comes long before the coffee is brewed, from the raw materials themselves. Sites like Etsy and Pinterest are filled to the brim (pun definitely intended) with coffee crafts that...

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The History of Fair Trade Coffee

The History of Fair Trade Coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and for good reason. Americans, alone, drink almost 400 million cups per day. Delicious and energizing, it is enjoyed in virtually endless ways. But did you know? That morning jolt may very well be energizing farmers and workers in...

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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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