The Fidalgo Coffee Blog
Fidalgo Coffee is in the business of being the best part of your day. We want your experience with us to be a joy. Every month when you receive your coffee shipment and open the box, we hope it brings a smile to your face because you know you received a month of daily delights. The coffee you love.
We Wish For You –
. . . Every morning to feel the excitement of a new day, fresh with no mistakes.
. . . A profound appreciation and joy for the simple pleasures in life.
This song from our childhood came from a poem written by Joseph Parry who was born in 1841 and passed away in 1903. Perry's message of friendship is especially relevant to us as we celebrate the Holidays with you.
What’s fair trade? The fair trade price is paid at origin by the importer to producers. Here’s a look at what happens behind the scenes with fair trade/organic coffee:
The market is currently trading above the fair trade minimum for the first time in about five years. But let’s look at it from the fair trade minimum to get a picture of what it looks like for the producers:
Joy is a short word that packs a lot of punch. Dictionary.com defines joy in this way: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying.
Compounding the shortage of shipping containers is a larger problem of congestion at seaports.
The pandemic has kept many people at home during the day. many varieties of beverages consumed--and I Googled "all day happy hour" as part of my research:)
Hey, I’m not here to judge my fellow humans—but I do have a more productive beverage for your work-from-home situation—COFFEE. In fact, according to the National Coffee Association, 85% of coffee drinkers report having at least one cup at home (up 8% since January 2020) and average daily consumption steady at nearly 2 cups per capita since that start of this thing we’re dealing with.
For this recipe we will be using one of our top selling coffees: Fidalgo's Sunset Blend - roasted skillfully to bring out notes of chocolate and brown sugar.
Make sure your coffee is ground for espresso. The proper grind is crucial to a balanced and delicious shot of espresso. The texture your looking for is somewhere between powdered sugar and fine sand. If you aren't able to achieve this consistency at home, contact us and our team can grind your coffee on Fidalgo's commercial grinders.