IS IT INSTANT OR BREWED?

We were at a coffee workshop where farmers brought samples of their roasted coffee. One sticker said “instant coffee.” I looked for the farmer who owned this coffee sample and explained to him the difference between instant or soluble and “roast and ground” coffee. To go back to basics, instant means coffee that’s ready to… Read More

MEET THE PERFECT OFFICE BARISTA

A Gettyburg education study says, “A large portion of our days is spent at work; in fact, the average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime.” That’s around 1/3 of a person’s life! With most companies becoming more aware of their personal needs, a lot has been done to make work life… Read More

BASILAN’S COFFEE REVIVAL PROJECT GETS THE ROYAL TOUCH

The brew, however, is not likely to lead to another violence that has made the island province a “no man’s land” for many Filipinos, particularly those from Luzon and the Visayas. With a little help from Kumala S. Elardo, a Sulu princess and chair of the Gender and Development Program of the PCBI, Basilan is… Read More