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5 Ways to Brew Better Coffee at Home

5 Ways to Brew Better Coffee at Home

Many of us are brewing coffee at home more than ever before. In fact, according to research conducted by Square, Inc. and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), coffee subscription sales alone have increased 109%. So with that in mind, we thought that we'd provide a few simple things you can do to get the absolute most out of your coffee. It's true that brewing coffee is a relatively straightforward task. Coffee grounds go onto a filter, which is then immersed in hot water. While the process is simple, achieving a consistently good cup of coffee can be a challenge. So...

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Lanna Coffee Pursues Globally Recognized SQF Food Safety Certification

Lanna Coffee Pursues Globally Recognized SQF Food Safety Certification

2021 is already shaping up to be an exciting year as we announce the intent to certify our facility to the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program through NSF International. According to NSF International, "the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked food safety standard based on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)." That's quite the list of acronyms to digest in one sitting. So what does all of this mean? According to Lanna Coffee President and CEO Matt Alanis "this type of certification is going to help us accomplish a few different things. First, it's...

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How Should You Store Your Coffee Beans?

How Should You Store Your Coffee Beans?

Storing coffee beans is a common question we receive here at Lanna Coffee. And for good reason. If you're going to pay a premium for specialty-grade coffee beans, it makes good sense to try to preserve the freshness and flavor for as long as possible. While we don't necessarily recommend carrying more than a few weeks worth of coffee, although it is certainly tempting, you can do a few simple things to help your coffee stay fresh longer.  The biggest enemies to your coffees continued freshness are air, moisture, heat, and light. Each of these conditions within your environment can have...

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Why Your Grinder is the Most Important Piece of Coffee Gear

Why Your Grinder is the Most Important Piece of Coffee Gear

Like most people, I enjoy a good cup of coffee in the morning. For all of its proposed benefits, coffee is a relatively simple process. For one there are only two ingredients, coffee and water. In addition, brewing coffee can be as easy as pressing a few buttons or slightly more involved if you prefer a manual brewing method like a pour-our or French press. Regardless of your choice of brewing method, the most important piece of coffee equipment isn't the actual brewing device itself. No, the most important piece of coffee brewing equipment is a coffee grinder. Yes, that loud...

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