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Coffee is in the moments

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Coffee is in the moments

As a local coffee roaster, we like to join local events such as Wander Ellwood or special celebrations at The Perfect Piece in Zelienople.  We set up tables, offer free samples, and get to talk with the community.   During these events, you never know who you're going to talk to or what story they'll share.  We talk about the weather that day, how great the store is we happen to be set up in front of, and we always talk about coffee.   You'd think our coffee talk would focus on roasting or types of beans or what the best flavored...

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Unlocking the Secrets of Flavored Coffee

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Unlocking the Secrets of Flavored Coffee

Many coffee drinkers only want black coffee.  That’s okay.  They can have their opinion.  But flavored coffee is giving people more options which they appreciate.  Rather than adding sugar or creamer, our flavored coffee adds no sugar, calories or cholesterol.    But how does it do that?  How can flavors be added to our coffee, creating new smells and tastes to mix up our morning routine.  Coffee magic, of course.   Most flavored coffee is created through oils or syrups mixed with warm, freshly roasted coffee beans. These flavorings are a super concentrated version of the flavor so a little...

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Choosing the right coffee

Choosing the right coffee

We get lots of questions at our retail pick up location but one of the most interesting is "which coffee should I buy?" We're not mind readers so it's kind of a hard question to answer.  If we're honest, we'd love for you to purchase 1 of everything but pretty sure that's not the right answer. The first question we typically ask is are you a flavored coffee person or not.  That narrows things down by about 50%.  Most people are either a flavored coffee person or certainly are not!  Flavored people can pretty much pick something out and away...

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Opening a pick up location in Ellwood City

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Opening a pick up location in Ellwood City

Trying something new is often scary, especially when it costs money.  But you never know if it's going to work without trying it so here we go! The first week in November, we opened a Retail Pick Up Location in Ellwood City PA.  It's just a simple place to stop and pick up bags of coffee.  We're making samples, grinding beans to order, and are available to ask questions.  It won't change the world, but we hope it helps. Why are we doing this?  Well, let's try something new!  People ask us all the time where they can pick up...

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By the Wayside coffee truck

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By the Wayside coffee truck

There are plenty of reasons people start business.  To make money, to share a great idea or to be part of a community.  One of our favorite business is By the Wayside coffee truck, a team we’ve learned to love through suppling them coffee.  Their answers to why start a business are inspiring and we are so proud to partner with them.   In 2017, this veteran family wanted to build a coffee truck to reach the community and support military causes.  (This sounds very familiar to us at Hunter Brothers… kindred spirits perhaps?!)  The mobile aspect of the coffee...

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