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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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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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Coffee Trends 2022

Coffee trends in the past have at times seemed superficial and unnecessary. But the pandemic has shifted the public view on many aspects of their day-to-day life and coffee is one of those areas. People are looking for food and drink that can improve their lives, the lives of the farmers/workers...

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Fun Coffee Facts

We are huge fans of coffee here at Orinoco! Because of this we love learning fun and interesting facts about coffee. So, here are 10 fun coffee facts for you to enjoy! Coffee is the world’s 2nd largest traded commodity.  Crude oil is first. Yes, it is not a typo. Coffee is consumed in great...

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The Rising Cost of Coffee

We have been hearing about the cost of retail coffee rising but let’s take a closer look at why this is occurring. A hike in coffee prices will further raise the cost of a shopping basket following increases for other items such as bread, vegetable oils and sugar. The United Nations food agency's...

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Spicy Coffee

Experimenting with adding flavors to coffee is always popular. Some prefer to simply brew a coffee that is already preflavored but, there are those that prefer to add their flavors while or after brewing. But what about adding something that can make it a bit more spicy? Health Benefits Most of us...

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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 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 One – The 20th Century Coffee has always played a large part in the United States. From President John Adams drinking coffee as a patriotic act of defiance after the Boston Tea Party to today’s unique and environmentally minded café scene, it is clear coffee is a staple in the United States....

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Can You Taste the Water in Your Coffee?

To make the best cup of coffee you need the ingredients to be the best quality, and yes, this includes the water you use! Water contributes up to 94-98% of a coffee beverage make up. This causes it to palpably affect the flavor and smell. Therefore, just like equipment and storage, it is important...

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