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Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

"Q-Grading" is a term used a lot in the specialty coffee world, so what is it exactly? Today we're going to break down what it's about, how people become certified, and the significance of what it all means. Luckily for us at Ferris, we have two staff members who are certified and can explain it all for us.

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Café News & Updates

Café News & Updates

Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has made the decision to close two Grand Rapids café locations. Downtown is now closed while West Side will remain open through May 22nd. While these cafés close, Ferris turns their attention to their main location on Seward Ave. with plans to expand the retail and café space at their headquarters. While this decision wasn’t one we made lightly or easily, it’s the one we’ve arrived at. Since our move to our main location on Seward Ave. in 2018, our cafés throughout the city have remained as landmarks for our customers to visit and enjoy. These...

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Recipe: Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones

Recipe: Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones

There is nothing that can beat the first sip of coffee in the morning. Being a coffee lover, I crave my morning coffee more than anything else. I can honestly say if I had to choose between a cup of coffee or a delicious breakfast treat, I would choose the coffee. Recipe creation and blog writing by: Ally Tjoelker But thanks to Ferris Coffee, I really don't need to choose! Thanks to Ferris Coffee's wide assortment of coffee beans and nuts, you can have a cup of coffee & enjoy this delicious Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones. The recipe is super simple, easy to make...

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Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

More than just a drink, Nitro Cold Brew Black Coffee can be used as a cocktail mixer, atop your favorite ice cream desserts, and more! We may be biased, but check out our favorite recipes to add a kick of caffeine to!

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