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Mar 28, 2019

From Seed to Cup and the People In Between

By Amber Barkley, Team Leader - Allegro Coffee Roasters Bowery (NYC) Everyone I spoke to about the Allegro Origin trip told me that it would change my whole outlook on coffee. They said that no matter how passionate I was about it, no matter how amazing I found it,...

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Feb 18, 2019

Sumatra Lake Toba - A Unique Sense of Place

By Jess Brooks - Coffee Buyer & Supply Chain Manager I remember teaching Coffee Basics classes to Allegro Coffee team members 10 years ago. As a trainer, it was my job to convey a sense of place through tasting and discussion of flavor profiles from different coffee growing regions...

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Jan 17, 2019

Brazil Matão Honey

We're proud to feature this remarkable group of women for our next Allegro Coffee Roasters Limited Edition Series release. The Matão Mulheres do Café group is composed of 24 women members and located in the southern state of Parana in Brazil. The group was formed in 2013 with just 12...

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Jan 15, 2019

Hard Wired - Supporting Bike MS

This winter, we're excited to release another batch of Hard Wired, a collaboration born from two of Colorado's craft beverage pioneers. Our long-standing partnership with Left Hand Brewing Company has resulted in a number of tasty coffee beer collaborations over the years. But none is more heartfelt to us...

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Oct 31, 2018

Smiles, Roadtrip, Children, Watermelon, Commitment

Someone might ask what these five words have in common. For me, these five words are a common link between all the countries that I travel to as a tea and coffee buyer for Allegro Coffee Company. Smiles are how we communicate with each other when we are not familiar...

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Oct 31, 2018

Kelly's Travel Backpack

What’s in my travel backpack? My list of important items in my backpack for international travel to coffee and tea growing regions.  One of the joys as tea and coffee buyer for Allegro Coffee Company and a job requirement is to visit our suppliers in order to strengthen our relationships...

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Oct 24, 2018

Café Vitale - Supporting Coffee Kids

For holiday 2018, we're proud to introduce Café Vitale, the newest release in our Making Coffee Matter series. Origin: Thailand, Colombia. Flavor Notes: Citrus, Brown Sugar, Chocolate Malt, Papaya. The two coffees in this limited edition blend com from different parts of the world, but share a common focus -...

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Oct 21, 2018

Ethiopia Rocko Mountain - Supporting Girls Gotta Run Foundation

Our Making Coffee Matter program provides funding to coffee growers and non-profit organizations that invest in sustainable agriculture, healthcare, education and infrastructure to make a positive impact in their communities. Through this program, we aim to educate coffee drinkers about the challenges coffee growers face and share the stories of...

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Oct 2, 2018

Meet The Roaster - Joe Delaterre

As someone trying to figure out what I wanted to do in the mid-90s, I found Allegro Coffee at the perfect time. A help-wanted ad promising “one free pound of coffee per week” was all it took for me to stumble into the coffee industry. Sold! It wasn’t long after...

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Jun 5, 2018

Mexico Finca La Cuesta

Our Allegro Coffee Roasters Limited Edition Series highlights a rotation of unique and new coffees from producers demonstrating exceptional quality and innovation. Our sourcing team uncovered our most recent release, Mexico Finca La Cuesta, from Mexico's southern state of Veracruz. There is some dispute about the history of how coffee...

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