The Vournas Coffee Blog

Central American Specialty Coffee: When Does New Crop Ship?

Specialty green coffee in burlap sacks stacked at a warehouse in Goroka, Papua New Guinea

If accountants, logistics managers and supply people ran the coffee world, coffee shipments from coffee farms and mills would occur on a “just in time” timeline. Coffee would be produced year round and shipments would dispatched days before...

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Strengthening Growing Communities with The Coffeelands Foundation

A coffee farmer associated with the Coffeelands Foundation, pictured in his field surrounded by healthy coffee plants

Growing coffee is difficult and challenging work. At the end of the day, the success of a coffee grower is not merely just measured by his or her profits, but rather the prosperity of their family and surrounding ...

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Happy Holidays

Vournas Coffee Trading Holiday Xmas Card 2016

Dear roasters, friends, and coffee lovers,

As another year in coffee comes to an end, it’s an honor to have you alongside us sha...

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What Matters Most

Graphic of the Vournas Coffee Trading logo with national flags significant to the specialty coffee industry super-imposed over a world map, covering the equatorial coffee growing region known as the coffee belt.

To the members of The Vournas Coffee Trading family,

While all our roasters are busy roasting away (with no rest through the holidays) we at Vournas Coffee Trading would like to...

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From Here to Honduras

Stacks of multicolored bags of specialty green coffee under a rain cover at a coffee washing mill in Honduras

Having flown out of Oaxaca, Mexico earlier in the day, and now on the second leg of my journey with Dave Day and Geron Gray of I landed in

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Many Miles to Oaxaca

Specialty green coffee importer Andrew Vournas and his son Zach meet with Costa Rican coffee farmers in their field of healthy green arabica coffee trees

Last month I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico and began a two day journey to the isolated coffee community of Ixtepec. This was no vacation. Traveling with Dave Day and Gero...

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Vournas Coffee Kicks Off the Summer With Free Shipping

Vournas Coffee Kicks Off the Summer With Free Shipping
by Andrew Vournas

So they say there is nothing free in life. Well in this case there is. Vournas Coffee Trading is offering free shipping to new customers on their first order with Vour...

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A Little Bit of This – A Little Bit of That

As we march forward to summer, the half year of 2015 is coming fast. New crops continue to trickle out of origin as late rains and port delays have slowed new crop arrivals. What’s new for Vournas Coffee this year? Plenty! With micro lot ...

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From Sumatra With Love

By Andrew Vournas

On our continuing quest to find and hunt down fantastic and rare coffees we have truly found several gems from Sumatra. Our newest member of the Sumatra family of coffees will be called Sumatra “Lintong Tiger” Triple...

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Here’s to a Great 2015

Wow, 2014 is closing to an end. It’s been a crazy year with alot going on, but it is always like that in the importing business.

The market has softened due to more favorable rain in Brazil and a revision of next year’s crop. Al...

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