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Half Caff

January 21, 2015 in What's New

In 2013, we introduced Joe’s Decafthe decaffeinated version of our popular Joe’s Medium coffee. Those looking to basically eliminate their caffeine intake were overjoyed. Since then, we’ve come to realize there’s another kind of Trader Joe’s coffee customer out there—the kind who still wants a little jolt, just not the full shock treatment. For those only half-interested in caffeine, we now are offering Trader Joe's Half Caff...

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Field Guide to TJ's Coffee Character

October 06, 2014 in Guides

While a professional cupper may give rank to acidity, and a casual sipper may talk about a brew’s “bite,” they are describing the same thing—coffee character

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Organic Fair Trade Sumatra

August 20, 2014 in What's New

One of the more than 13,000 islands that form Indonesia, Sumatra leads the country’s coffee production. Divided by the volcanic Barisan mountain range that is greater than 12,400 feet at its peak, the topography and climate are well suited for coffee cultivation. These coffee beans are grown on small, family farms, among fruit trees in the northern region of the island. The beans are picked, washed and pulped by hand, using the distinctive “wet-hulling” process. This unique production method, known in Indonesia as Giling Basah, contributes to the signature character of Sumatra coffee: deep, lively body...

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