A Message From Dr. Java

Celebrating 20 Years In Business

VCT Celebrating 20 Years

Twenty years ago in 2002, we launched Vournas Coffee Trading with a love for specialty coffee and a mission to discover and import the world's best. So much has happened in that time, and more than anything else we would like to thank you, our ...

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Wishing You All A Great Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Coffee and Pie

Ok so here it goes, this year has been a wild one for sure! Not many people will be sad to say goodbye to 2020 and put this mess behind us. First off, I passionately believe that although many of us including Vournas Coffee have been beat up, w...

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Happy Holidays From VCT

Happy Holidays 2019 from Vournas Coffee Trading

Our entire staff at Vournas Coffee Trading wishes you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!!

Thank you for an incredible 2019. We'll see you in 2020 with more of our great coffees, new spot arrivals and industry news!!...

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We Give Thanks

Coffee and A Slice of Pumpkin Pie

As Thanksgiving fast approaches and the Holidays swing into action, most of us are making plans to celebrate Turkey Day. For most this means turkey, the fixings and of course football. But it also gives us the moment to really reflect and be th...

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Washed vs Natural Process Coffees

Washed vs Natural Process Composite Image

Producing high quality washed and natural process coffee involves a number of variables for the world’s farmers and cooperative growers. Water quality, soil quality, fertilizers, organic certification, sunlight, shade and pest control must al...

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Safety First | How To Prevent Coffee Roaster Fires

Roasted coffee beans and stainless steel coffee bean scoop

Recently I have had a few roasters share that they had NEVER cleaned their roaster. One of them, a new roaster, ended up starting a small fire. Fortunately everything ended up coming out okay, but it was a big lesson learned—and coul...

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Happy Holidays Everyone

Happy Holidays from Vournas Coffee Trading

From all of us at Vournas Coffee Trading, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season and a very Happy New Year! ...

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Black Coffee Mug, Give Thanks Message

As Thanksgiving approaches most of us are making our plans to gather with family and friends to celebrate with the traditional fanfare of turkey, cranberries, potatoes and football. At the same time, in light of all the adversity in the world, ...

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Celebrating 15 Years In Coffee

Andrew Vournas, Specialty Green Coffee Importer with Costa Rican Coffee Farmer

15 years ago there were almost no small, family-run importers focused on real, high-grade quality, estates or organics. Nor was there any overarching effort to provide small farmers with fair prices and to bring their coffees in on a consistent...

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Football | How It Saved (And Then Changed) My Life

Last week I was at a booster meeting for Westlake High School Football. The team is scheduled to travel to Aledo,...

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