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    How much is too much – cafe menu diversity?

    It’s tough to sell JUST coffee, and remain highly profitable. Having a diverse menu is a way to keep...

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    Farm Focus – Ethiopia

    The Wolichu Wachu washing station was founded in 2017 and serves 4,500 local smallholder producers in and around the…

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    CoffeeFest NYC Tour [Video]

    Friedrich’s was at Coffeefest NYC earlier this month, were you?! We had a blast with all of our friends...

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    Top reasons why independent cafes fail.

    According to, out of the top 14 reasons why small business fail, 9 of them are focused on...

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    Does the type of mug affect the taste of your coffee?

    Believe it or not, it does! Or at least it’s perceived that way. Let’s start with how you choose...

  • Every Day Is A Coffee Day

    Every day is a coffee day. That is what my friend back in high school used to tell me....

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    3 Steps to marketing your Coffee Shop better

    It takes a lot to be a cafe owner. Accounting, managing people and products, publicizing, inventory … being oversubscribed...

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    What is the most common question,
    after ordering a coffee?

    Room for cream and sugar?  Or for some of you, do you want coffee to your milk 😉 So when did we start adding milk to our coffee? It hasn’t always been...

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    Farm Focus – Colombia

    The Regional Select program was created to highlight the unique profiles we have found that are inherent to various…

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    Cafe Focus: The CoffeeSmith

    Tell us about your shop, The Coffeesmith, and what makes you guys unique?   The Coffeesmith’s goal is to fill...