Central America is an important region for most coffee buyers, and especially for Bird Rock and PT’s. Both companies have spent the better part of the last 10 years searching for great coffee in this region.
PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. of Topeka, Kansas will welcome Bird Rock Coffee Roasters of San Diego, California to their roaster family on January 31, 2017. The merger will allow PT’s to take a primary leadership role and financial stake in Bird Rock Coffee Roasters.
Take a moment with me to contemplate the incredible amount of work it took to get from rich soil in a country thousands of miles away to the ceramic vessel you have before you. This is the story of Mama Cata.
On September 9th, PT's Coffee at College Hill hosted the Endless Summer Throwdown and Signature Drink Challenge in Topeka, KS. Competitors, friends, and family came from all around the Central Midwest coffee community.
As we left the tropics of Coroico to travel up the Old Yungas Road to La Paz, the weather changed dramatically with every passing mile. I could see why the old “El Camino de la Muerta” was such an attraction to bicycling tourists.
Joel Bigelow and Leah Shinkle have spent the last several months training to compete in the Western Qualifier for the 2016 US Barista Championships. After a wonderful week of competition in Kansas City, they have both moved on to the Nationals!