Planning A Coffee Tasting Event

Posted by Wessam Hashem on Friday, February 24, 2012

Maybe you’ve heard of a coffee shop or retail store putting together a coffee tasting, and have thought about the possibility of doing one. What is a coffee tasting, and what’s involved? 

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Keeping Current On Coffee

Posted by Wessam Hashem on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Coffee Houses, in their present form, began opening in earnest around 1990. Whether San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit or Ann Arbor, coffee houses offered espresso/cappuccino/latte, drip coffee, tea, and pastries, in a setting folks could gather, relax and enjoy. While the format remains, twenty years have brought a lot of competition, which in turn brings new ideas. Operators of coffee shops keep their eyes and ears open to the buzz, to what’s going on at the shops of their local peers, as well as national trends. We at Hashems want to encourage this competitive curiosity. 

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It’s Time For New Crop Coffee

Posted by Wessam Hashem on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Yea! It’s springtime, signifying the end of winter, regeneration, new birth and freshness. It is also when many countries’ freshly picked coffees start arriving here in the States. As you know, we at Hashems.com continually seek the best coffees available in the world, and we wait with great anticipation to get our roasting hands on these new arrivals. 

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Coffee the Commodity

Posted by Wessam Hashem on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Did you know that Arabica coffee is traded in New York at the Intercontinental Exchange – the ICE; and that our prices are directly related to the price at which coffee is traded on the exchange? There are two markets for coffee: the cash -or spot- market, which is the price we would pay for green coffee if we purchased and wanted it shipped today. The second is the futures market price. The futures market for commodities like coffee is used to help protect against the wild variations that occur due to speculation, and events such as bad weather. 

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Coffee Taste Profiles

Posted by Wessam Hashem on Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Our staff will often hear questions like, what will that Papua New Guinea taste like? Well there are many taste profiles from the different coffee growing regions around the globe. A broad description of these would be: Central and South America – Mild and Smooth Africa – Bright and Fragrant Indonesia – Full Bodied and Bold  

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Hashems Nuts and Coffee Gallery is a Middle Eastern Foods company. Our main offerings include: Turkish Coffee, Roasted Nuts, Middle Eastern Spices, Baklava, Fresh Baked Pita Bread and many other traditional specialty foods.