Portland Roasting Coffee in Japan

I had the good fortune to visit our customer, and great friend, Sweet of Oregon, in Nagoya, Japan recently.  Sweet of Oregon is an amazing business that specializes is unbelievably creative and delicious cheesecake.  That is only one of the handmade products they make; they also make an amazing apple pie, fluffy pancakes, and many kinds of… {read more}

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Cup of Excellence –Guatemala

Many of you are aware of the Cup of Excellence award given to coffee farmers. This award is given to very few coffees every year after being scrupulously tested, and compared against thousands of other coffees from mostly small farms. When the Cup of Excellence started out, their mission was to elevate the appreciation and knowledge of… {read more}

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Holiday Roast 2014

Every year Portland Roasting engages in several projects in order to support not only our local community, but also the communities from which coffee is produced. During the holiday season, we pick a charity to donate proceeds from our Holiday Roast. This year, we are proud to announce this year’s recipient is the OHSU Foundation, in support… {read more}

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Tour Portland Roasting – Virtually

We have teamed up with the Oregon Coffee Board to offer tours of our roaster. You could purchase a $20 passport and visit a whole host of roasters and coffee shops in Portland, but what if you are not in the Pacific Northwest? We recently started selling our coffees on the East coast, where many fans may… {read more}

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Let’s Talk Coffee

Let’s Talk Coffee is an event series organized by Sustainable Harvest that aims to bring together every part of the coffee supply chain. Every year, Let’s Talk Coffee brings people together in coffee growing countries to talk about difficult issues in the industry, build or deepen business relationships, and participate in educational opportunities. This year’s event in… {read more}

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Davis places 5th in the Brewers Cup!

            This morning, we are a buzz about the results of the Big Western Coffee Championships, in Palm Springs. During this event coffee professionals came from all over the Western United States to compete in two segments of challenges: the U.S. Barista Championship, and the U.S. Brewers Cup.  Our excitement rested on… {read more}

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iFill

Do you own a Keurig Cup coffee maker? If so, you probably love the fact that you are able to enjoy one cup of coffee at a time, without having to brew a whole pot. We are proud to announce that Portland Roasting Coffee has created an option for our customers who love our coffee, and love… {read more}

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Coffee Automatically Delivered to Your Door

If you’re like me, you sometimes run out of the staples of any civilized household. The day we run out of coffee is never a fun one. Portland Roasting Coffee is proud to announce our coffee subscription! Starting today, you can subscribe and receive coffee every two weeks, or monthly. We have two programs to suit all… {read more}

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Portland Roasting takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Yesterday Portland Roasting joined with people all over the country raising money to help those with ALS. ALS is a neurological disease that affects the spinal cord and nerve cells. As a neurodegenerative disease, it progresses over time. This progression leads to patients in later stages suffering from total paralysis and death. In hopes to draw more… {read more}

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Cold Brew

Nothing better than a Cold Brew on a hot day. Hot weather got you down? Not only do we have the perfect cure for it, we are willing to share. Cold Brewing create a rich, smooth concentrate that is low in acidity and strong in flavor. This concentrate, idea for summer heat, can keep you cool while… {read more}

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Introducing the Sustain Cup

Want to be sustainable? Starting on Monday, we have a new coffee travel cup for sale in our café, and soon online. Our Sustain Cup, is part of our continued dedication to improve sustainability and reduce the amount of trash in landfills. Pricing for the cup is what makes it pretty desirable: $5.00 for the cup is… {read more}

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Peruvian Coffee Trip Part II

Previously, we talked about Jesse’s initial part of his trip to Peru to experience the first stages of production for our coffee beans. After many hours, he meets up with our contacts from Sustainable Harvest, and they head to a couple different cooperative farms. You can read more about this initial stage here. Our last stop on… {read more}

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