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Coffee Myths and Facts: 5 Myths About Coffee Answered

Coffee Myths and Facts: 5 Myths About Coffee Answered

This article was guest written by Sierra Dinkins, Fresno Pacific University student and Lanna Coffee intern. According to the National Coffee Association, 64 percent of Americans ages 18 and over drink at least one cup of coffee a day, with an average daily consumption of 3.2 cups. With this amount of coffee consumption a day, the health risks and benefits of caffeine are extremely important. A moderate amount of caffeine is considered to be three 8 oz. cups of coffee (250 milligrams of caffeine) per day. Six or more 8 oz. cups of coffee per day is considered excessive intake...

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From Crop to Cup: The Incredible Journey of a Coffee Bean

From Crop to Cup: The Incredible Journey of a Coffee Bean

The story has been told of where a great cup starts. The tale of a farmer who plants a coffee tree, cares for it, harvests its fruit, removes the seeds, and sends them away to find their home in a cup. A great cup starts on the tree, in the caring hands of a farmer. But where can the greatness end? Where can it all go wrong? For us coffee drinkers, it might be easy to see the farmer and not truly understand all the toil not just to start a great cup but to keep it great. A farmer...

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Millennials and Coffee

Millennials and Coffee

The term “Millennial” is thrown around so often in the news and social media, even causing debates about our president on Twitter.  This term has become a buzzword because the people who comprise the meaning sure seem to make a lot of noise. What I mean by saying they “make a lot of noise” is that statistically, this group is spending more money on entertainment and food than the generations (plural) before them (The Experience Movement).  So, who are Millennials? The technical term means: “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.” Common acceptance of the generation of...

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The Magic Ratio for Great Coffee

The Magic Ratio for Great Coffee

Have you ever been sitting in front of a coffee maker with a bag of fresh Lanna Coffee on the counter and asked the following question? “How much coffee should I use?” This is a question that comes up regularly, whether you’re brewing coffee at home, a restaurant, or even a coffee shop. Well, prior to owning a coffee company, I used to wonder the same thing until I discovered what we call at Lanna Coffee Co. the “magic ratio.” Before learning this, it seemed the best way to determine how much coffee to brew was to ‘eye’ it by...

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