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Coffee Bean of the Month (October) – Gesha

Gesha coffee

Gesha or Geisha variety is grown in the highlands of Boquete in Chiriquí Province. It is highly sought after by bidders in auctions, achieving high prices. It was originally from the village of Gesha, Ethiopia. It was planted in the 1950s as a rust resistant crop and rediscovered in the early 2000s. Gesha was first brought to the coffee world’s ... Read More »

Coffee History: The Story Behind the Americano

coffee history the americano

The Americano is an espresso in which we add a little bit of boiling water. Where does the name come from? What is the story? In this episode of Van Houtte Coffee’s  “A Coffee with History” series, Lee Joliffe, Professor and Coffee Culture expert, tells us more about the fascinating story of this coffee Did you know the information about ... Read More »

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