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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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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Peruvian Coffee Trip Part 1

The following this Part 1 of the two part series that goes over the trip Jesse from Portland Roasting Coffee went on. He was able to connect with coffee farmers and the coffee community as a whole. Thanks to Prom Peru, Portland Roasting goes to Peru for the annual Centro Exporta, followed by a trip with Sustainable… {read more}

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Brazil Early Harvest Cup of Excellence – One Perspective

Editor’s note: This is a travel blog from our green buyer Stephanie, who had the opportunity to visit Brazil just recently.  I was fortunate to attend the Brazil Early Harvest Cup of Excellence as an international jury member a few weeks ago. This was my second Cup of Excellence and first time to Brazil. After 24 hours… {read more}

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Meet Your Barista Pt. 5: Joshua

Welcome to part 5 of our Meet Your Barista series, our final entry.  Here you’ll get a chance for a behind-the-scenes look at our crack barista team through this insightful and deep questionnaire! JOSHUA Why Coffee? Because it is the nectar of the gods! Who inspires you? Nature Who is your favorite author? Orwell What’s the scariest… {read more}

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Meet Your Barista Pt. 4: Cari

Thanks for joining us for part 4 of our Meet Your Barista series. This week we’ll be talking with Cari, our newest barista. We look forward to seeing you at the cafe! CARI Why Coffee? I like that coffee employs the senses of taste AND smell. It is interesting to experience different beans and the variety of… {read more}

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