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Quality Control from Origin to Roastery

Sep 30, 2020

At Desert Sun Coffee Roasters we pride ourselves in taking thorough quality control measures to ensure the perfect cu...

How Our Impact Fund Helps Communities During COVID-19

Sep 15, 2020

At Desert Sun one of our main priorities is to maintain strong, lasting relationships with farmers around the world. ...

Recovering Indigenous Culture Through Coffee in Colombia

Aug 31, 2020

Desert Sun is a firm believer that through fair practices and sustainable partnerships, coffee can be a tool to help ...

Cooperative Coffees Awarded SCA’s Sustainability Award

Jul 22, 2020

Desert Sun, as a member/owner of Coop Coffees, is happy to announce the Coop’s acceptance of the Specialty Coffee Ass...

What Makes Desert Sun Cold Brew Different?

Jun 29, 2020

What is Cold Brew Coffee?  Cold brew isn’t hot coffee turned cold or coffee poured served iced... Cold brew coffee ...

How the Cool Farm Tool Helps Farmers Calculate Their Carbon Footprint

Jun 23, 2020

Like many of you, the advent of COVID-19 leaves me with a bit more time on my hands, roasting a little less coffee an...

The Coffee Price Crisis, Fair Trade, and How We Pay Our Producers

Jun 3, 2020

You can hardly buy or read about coffee without hearing about Fair Trade, the C-Market, and a variety of often vague ...

What is Cold Brew?

May 10, 2020

   Introduction to Cold Brew Coffee Desert Sun Cold Brew What is Cold Brew? Cold brew isn’t hot coffee turned c...

COVID19, Our Producer Partners, and What’s in Your Cup

Apr 24, 2020

If you’re enjoying a cup of coffee while you’re reading this during the pandemic, you know that coffee makes even the...

The Ladies of Las Diosas

Mar 10, 2020

Las Diosas, a group of 250 women leading the way in Nicaragua in women's rights and coffee!

What Makes Coffee Good?

Feb 6, 2020

When you're standing in your morning robe, swirling your cup of coffee wondering, why does this coffee taste so good?

Roasting Coffee Part 2: Technical Aspects

Aug 26, 2019

Roasting coffee! Is it art or science? Some say both, but a basic understanding of the science of roasting is critical if one is to make an art of it. Fundamentally, heat application is at the heart of roasting coffee. How and when to do this, are the art and science of roasting coffee.
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