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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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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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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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