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Coffee Basics: Roast Levels

Coffee Basics: Roast Levels

Becoming familiar with origin flavor characteristics plays a big part for how we roast coffee here at Ferris. Understanding the different stages of the roasting process is something we don’t take lightly when coming up with a recipe for our coffees. The coffee world is a complex, global industry. Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year and more specifically more than 450 million cups of coffee are consumed in the United States every day. So it seems you don't have to travel far to get a cup in your...

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Lansing Café Now Open

Lansing Café Now Open

Lansing's Capital City Market is NOW OPEN!  A part of The Gillespie Group’s long-awaited BLOCK600 development, this market by Meijer is focused on providing fresh and convenient food with value to customers. The 4,500 square foot produce department, which will feature and promote Michigan-produced goods, is restocked with fresh food seven days a week and boasts 3,500 products that are unique to Michigan. The store also has six full aisles of food goods, and several aisles of home, health and beauty supplies. At Ferris Coffee, we're lucky to be a part of the new journey in the Lansing community. Our new location...

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Origin Story: Costa Rica La Lia

Origin Story: Costa Rica La Lia

Expect nothing less than mind-blowing with La Lia. We aren’t overselling this truly unique coffee when we say that. This cutting-edge style of coffee processing with whole cinnamon sticks has created one of the most delicious and distinctive coffees we’ve ever tried! Costa Rican Coffee When our VP of Coffee Operations, Sam Mirto, was in Costa Rica cupping fresh beans from various producers, one particular coffee was snuck onto the table that had him questioning his entire process. From our previous blog about cupping, you know that the method of tasting, measuring, and scoring coffees is an intense undertaking.  “Why...

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The All New Harvest Blend

The All New Harvest Blend

As the weather cools and we move towards sweaters, cider, and pumpkin-flavored everything, we set out to create a coffee blend that is both approachable in flavor and highlight the best that this season has to offer. Our choice to move toward rotating coffees in and out of the lineup and using the freshest beans available from around the globe has given us a unique opportunity to create blends that reflect the changing seasons.  "When we decided to fill out the seasonal blend line-up, the need for Harvest Blend became apparent. Bridge Street Revival was the OG seasonal rotating blend,...

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