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Origin Story: el Vergel

Origin Story: el Vergel

Our team traveled to Guatemala in the Spring of 2020, fortunately before air travel was nearly prohibited and COVID-19 had taken a stronghold on the global economy to visit our long-standing partners at the San Miguel mill. While sourcing and cupping new coffees on the origin trip, Ferris’ VP of Coffee Operations, Sam Mirto, had a chance to try this new crop from El Vergel. Not only did the cupping score and tasting notes alert Mirto to its potential but also the fact that it came from the Guatemalan Chapter of the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA). The IWCA is...

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No-Churn Ice Cream with Rose & Pink Peppercorn Almonds

No-Churn Ice Cream with Rose & Pink Peppercorn Almonds

We are so excited to work with Sarah over at Broma Bakery. You may have seen her stuff on the internet as her creations have exploded onto the cooking scene. Her baked goods are packed with flavor and after trying Lush Gourmet Nuts, she's curated some amazing recipes to share. Here is her take on some delicious homemade ice cream. By Sarah Fennel Guys. I’m SO excited about today’s post. Why? Well first, ice cream. Mascarpone ice cream. It’s the creamiest, butteriest ice cream I’ve ever had due to the ingenious way it’s made. But I’m getting ahead of myself. The...

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Step Up Your Salads

Step Up Your Salads

A salad a day keeps the doctor away, or so they say. Move over apples, it's time for salads to shine as one of the healthier eating habits one can adapt.  Improve nutrition, lose weight, or changing eating habits- salads are often a go-to solution. Being mindful of what you top your leafy greens with is what will make the difference. Making smart choices will lead to healthy results.  Salads are a great foundation to lay out your daily dose of fruits and veggies. The cool crunch and refreshing bites will leave you craving more and embracing this new all-star....

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Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

Iced Coffee vs. Cold Brew

The weather is warming up and the sun is shining, which means it is time to embrace some cold coffee! Both refreshing in their own ways, iced and cold brew coffees are a perfect drink to sip on in these hot, summer months. You will get different results from each, so check out guides below and try them out!  Coffee Suggestions Experiment with light and dark roasts!  Iced Coffee works great for bright, acidic coffees. We suggest our Huye Mountain or Burundi Kinyovu. Both are from Africa and yield great acidity and flavors! Cold Brew Coffee will be smooth, fully...

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