Bean & Bean Origin Trip: Bolivia

Bean & Bean Origin Trip: Bolivia

In December of 2022, our founders Rachel and Jiyoon were invited to Bolivia in an event that hasn’t taken place in over a decade: a private auction held by the Los Rodriguez family in partnership...
What Are The Ethical Issues Of Coffee?

What Are The Ethical Issues Of Coffee?

Like many other agricultural industries, it’s no secret that the coffee industry faces serious issues concerning ethics and sustainability. While not all coffee farming happens unethically or unsustainably, a very significant portion does. Today, we’re...
How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Coffee Grinder

How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Coffee Grinder

Are you craving a fresh cup of coffee but don't have a grinder on hand? No problem! With a bit of creativity and some household items, you can grind your coffee beans without a grinder....
How to Know if Coffee is Certified Organic

How to Know if Coffee is Certified Organic

We’ll be honest — there are a lot of different terms and labels to know when it comes to buying coffee. It can make reading a typical coffee bag seem like deciphering a foreign language...
The Difference Between Half Caff & Decaf Coffee

The Difference Between Half Caff & Decaf Coffee

You might be wondering what the difference is between half caff vs decaf coffee. Both are alternatives to regular caffeinated coffee, but one has more caffeine than the other. In this article, we discuss what...
How to Successfully Switch to Decaf Coffee

How to Successfully Switch to Decaf Coffee

If you have a caffeine sensitivity or simply want to consume less caffeine without giving up coffee, then switching to decaf coffee is the perfect solution for you! Decaf coffee is an excellent alternative to...
How to Make an Espresso Coffee at Home Using an AeroPress

How to Make an Espresso Coffee at Home Using an AeroPress

You can’t make espresso without an espresso machine, right? These days, a good espresso machine will run you a couple of hundred dollars for a basic model, and thousands if you’re looking for a fancy...
A Guide to Choosing the Right Honey Coffee for Your Tastes

A Guide to Choosing the Right Honey Coffee for Your Tastes

If you’re a regular at a specialty coffee shop, you’ve likely come across coffees described as “honey processed.” You may have even tried one! But did you know that there are actually several different kinds...
Why You Should Be Drinking Honey Processed Coffee

Why You Should Be Drinking Honey Processed Coffee

From variety, to roast level, to origin, there are endless options to consider when it comes to choosing coffee. For many coffee professionals, the single most important contributing factor to a coffee’s flavor profile is...