Search
Recommended Sites
Related Links






   

Article Content

An Introduction To Gourmet Coffee

This article is An Introduction To Gourmet Coffee.

Over five hundred billion cups of coffee are consumed each year making it the most popular drink on this earth. For centuries, this aromatic, spirit-lifting drink has been the beverage to serve at any and all events. Many board meetings and friendships have thrived over a cup of coffee. Extracted from the seed of cherries growing on coffee trees, coffee is grown extensively in fifty-three countries across the equator.

Specialty gourmet coffee is very popular among coffee drinkers today. As a matter of fact, statistic show that it is one of the fastest growing food retailers netting approximately $8.5 billion a year. People enjoy the taste of the sophisticated beans used in the making of this delightful gourmet drink. The beans are grown at very high altitudes on Arabic trees and feed on volcanic ash. A cool climate and lots of moisture result in a high quality bean group. The soil the beans are grown in produces the very distinct flavors of the gourmet

beans. Gourmet coffee has a more balanced flavor and richer taste than the standard mass-produced coffee. The beans go through a rigorous process of certification that is very strict to help keep the quality high. To help keep standards high, the Specialty Coffee Association of American was created in 1982, for the specialty coffee trade.

You can find gourmet coffee in most grocery stores, specialty shops, restaurants and coffee shops. If you are a true connoisseurScience Articles, you might compare gourmet coffee to a wonderful bottle of wine.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Gourmet Coffee Beans provides detailed information on Gourmet Coffee, Gourmet Coffee Beans, Gourmet Flavored Coffee, Decaf Gourmet Coffee and more. Gourmet Coffee Beans is affiliated with Gourmet Coffee.



Written by: Steve Valentino

Informative Articles

America’s Coffee Culture Enters the New Java Millenium
The American coffee craze enters the new millenium. As I sip my extra hot, nonfat vanilla latte I realize that my Chico State University days are now just a faded, distant memory. Seven years have passed and the late night cramming sessions...

Coffee Ice Cream: It's Cool!
If you haven't tried coffee ice cream, you have missed one of the most delicious and delightful uses to which this wondrous bean can be put. If you thought coffee was only a hot drink for perking yourself up, then you need to think again. Coffee is...

Coffee - it isn't all bad!
The debate has raged for many years, and it will probably continue for years….is coffee good or bad for your health? While the jury may be out, here are some findings that indicate coffee is not all bad. Coffee, as we all ...

Gevalia Coffee Offer
Ever wonder how the Gevalia coffee offer works? Simply try one pound of Gevalia coffee and you receive a 12-cup programmable Gevalia coffee maker as a special gift. Here’s how the Gevalia coffee offer works: You will be sent two ½ lb packages of...

Over A Cup Of Coffee
I was 15 when I had my 1st cup of coffee and it was a time I will never forget. I was not quite an adult and not quite a child either, so this day was special. My grandma poured the coffee into a big mug and showed me that lifes pleasures...

Recommended Products