Coffee Growing in the Hurricane

Tonight I am thinking about the devastation and loss of lives and livelihoods wreaked by the recent hurricane across Central America. As a member of Jamaica’s Chapter, JAWIC, of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) I see the faces of friends and coffee sisters and hope and pray that they, their families and communities are not too badly hit. In Jamaica, farmers across the island have lost crops to flooding. In the mountains, those coffee farmers who were reaping lost most of it to rains that battered the cherry to the earth. It has been a hard year, Severe Drought,Read More →

“Out of many, one people” became the official motto of Jamaica following Independence in 1962. We created a signature blend to celebrate the great width and breadth of Jamaican society. Our island is home to descendants of Taino Indians, East Indian and Chinese labourers, Irish and Scottish servants and foremen, English colonialists and African slaves – all of them are part of Jamaica and we are them. Our special Jamaica Blend celebrates to our unique history, mixing our light, medium, medium dark and dark roasts to create a unique coffee experience. With light notes of new grass and hibiscus toRead More →