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Visiting Papua New Guinea

Our sourcing team is constantly traveling all over the world to find new and exciting coffees. Recently, one of our coffee buyers, Josemaria, took a trip to Papua New Guinea, one of the most remote and exotic coffee producing countries in the world. He had a great time and told...

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Q&A with Our Director of Sourcing, Christy Thorns

From “flavor dog” to Director of Sourcing, Christy Thorns has seen a lot of change at Allegro (and the whole coffee industry) since she started at our headquarters back in ’94. She’s been a true pioneer in the coffee world and we had a chance to sit down and ask...

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From Seed to Cup and the People In Between

By Amber Barkley, Team Leader - Allegro Coffee Roasters Bowery (NYC) Everyone I spoke to about the Allegro Origin trip told me that it would change my whole outlook on coffee. They said that no matter how passionate I was about it, no matter how amazing I found it, no...

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Smiles, Roadtrip, Children, Watermelon, Commitment

Someone might ask what these five words have in common. For me, these five words are a common link between all the countries that I travel to as a tea and coffee buyer for Allegro Coffee Company. Smiles are how we communicate with each other when we are not familiar...

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Kelly's Travel Backpack

What’s in my travel backpack? My list of important items in my backpack for international travel to coffee and tea growing regions.  One of the joys as tea and coffee buyer for Allegro Coffee Company and a job requirement is to visit our suppliers in order to strengthen our relationships...

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