Roast Your Own CoffeeWritten by Jim Cameron
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Green, raw coffee beans last for years when properly stored. This allows you to build a collection of fine coffees to choose from as well as buy larger amounts of great coffees and save more money. Keep your bean collection in a cool, dry place out of any direct sun light and they will last until you roast them. As coffee ages it loses acidity and becomes more mellow. Many like rich mild cup of a coffee that has had a couple years to rest and mellow. More important than year of crop is quality of bean, preparation at origin, transportation and warehousing in country of consumption. If all of these things are done correctly, your green coffee will last for years. Suppliers who know how to cup samples of coffee beans are able to determine if all of these criteria are done correctly before they purchase beans. Home roasting is one fastest growing hobbies in country and for good reason. It’s fun, easy, saves you money and delivers a cup of coffee like you never thought was possible. Join in fun and start roasting your own coffee beans. ------------------- List of reputable suppliers: Green Coffee Beans www.u-roast-em.com Gas Grill Roaster/conversions www.rkdrums.com Electric countertop Roasters www.freshbeansinc.com How to build your own roaster firstname.lastname@example.org Best book on home coffee roasting Home Coffee Roasting by: Kenneth Davids ------------------ Jim Cameron is a 30-year veteran in specialty coffee roasting industry. Jim has authored many articles on various aspects of industry and traveled abroad to speak at international gatherings of coffee professionals. Semi retired, Jim now writes on subject of roasting and makes green coffee beans available to home roasting market at his web site: http://www.u-roast-em.com
Jim Cameron is a semi retired Specialty Coffee Roaster who now shares his love of coffee and his love of Costa Rica. His company in the USA sells these beans in raw "green coffee" form to the home roasting trade. He has a home and a small real estate business in the Southern Pacific side of Costa Rica on the OSA Peninsula.
La Minita Coffee – It’s in the Green BeansWritten by Jim Cameron
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Unlike other “exotic” coffees of world, La Minita is in this category for one reason: QUALITY! I once spent a few days with a farmer from Jamaica who wanted to increase his crop. When he was told how to make his coffee better, he replied: “I can sell every bean I can grow for $17.00 a pound; all I want to do is get more production”. Unfortunately this is often case in exotics. Jamaican Blue Mountain, Hawaiian Kona and other exotics demand high prices but way too often do not deliver cup. LaMinita sells for far less than Jamaican and Kona and is always a superb coffee at a reasonable price. Visit La Minita web site at: www.laminita.com . This article is written by Jim Cameron without permission of La Minita and expresses only opinions of Author on what he believes to be best value coffee in world. To purchase this coffee green to roast at home, contact: www.u-roast-em.com . To purchase this coffee roasted, contact your local coffee roaster or coffee shop.
Jim Cameron is a semi retired Specialty Coffee Roaster who now shares his love of coffee and his love of Costa Rica. His company in the USAsells these beans in raw "green coffee" form to the home roasting trade. He has a home and a small real estate business in the Southern Pacific side of Costa Rica on the OSA Peninsula.