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Single Origin Vs Blends

Single Origin Coffee vs Blend Coffee Knowing the difference Between Single Origin and Coffee Blend. Which one is Better? For specialty coffees, there are two varieties, and that would be single-origin and coffee blend.  Single Origin Coffee "single-origin" connotes coming for one source. This is the concept behind single-origin coffee. With the coffee being sourced out from one location, either in one place or in one country, it gives the exclusivity of the coffee's taste and aroma. While this term would commonly refer to a geographic area, it cannot be expected to extract a single variety of coffee beans in a vast acre of a coffee plantation. However, because coming from just one source, the taste and aroma are exquisitely...

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Coffee Origin

Coffee's exact origin is lost in the mists of legend. One story which has been connected with the discovery of coffee is of the goat herder. In the sixth century, an Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi was leading his herd of tired, hungry goats in search of greener pastures. Weary of searching and eager to eat, Kaldi's herd began nibbling on sweet red berries off a strange bush. After having their fill, Kaldi's goats began acting very unusual and full of energy. When Kaldi tried some of the strange berries, he was soon cavorting across the hillsides himself. Kaldi confided his discovery of these miraculous berries to monks at a nearby monastery. Evening prayers for the monks soon became more...

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