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Visiting the Ali Forney Center in New York

With the release of Pride Blend, we are donating $10,000 to the Ali Forney Center in New York. Recently, a few of our team members went to visit the AFC and we had a chance to catch up with our Brand Ambassador, Harry, to ask him about the trip.  ...

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Pride Blend is here!

We are so excited for the release of Pride Blend this year, both for the delicious coffee and to show our support to our community. Pride Blend is more than just a delicious blend of coffees from Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil. It’s part of our Making Coffee Matter program, a...

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Origin Stories: Organic Mexico La Corona de Chiapas

  Allegro has been purchasing from the GRAPOS (Grupos de Asesores de Producción Orgánica y Sustentable S.C) cooperative since 2017. GRAPOS is a cooperative of 2830 members, located in the southern state of Chiapas in Mexico. GRAPOS started in 2007 with 90 producers and has grown steadily over the years....

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How To: Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Garden

  This summer, we’re planting herb gardens at home, perfect to clip off fresh leafs when you need them, and sparing you from all the waste that can come from buying large bundles at the store. One of our favorite things to do with fresh herbs is to brew our...

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Peru Finca Churupampa - Farm & Family

Our latest Limited Edition coffee, Finca Churupampa, hails from the mountainous reaches of Northern Peru, near the town of Chirinos in the province of San Ignacio. Once a remote and not easily accessed part of the country, the area's high elevations, desirable varieties and ideal climate are making it a...

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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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Sumatra Lake Toba - A Unique Sense of Place

  By Jess Brooks - Coffee Buyer & Supply Chain Manager I remember teaching Coffee Basics classes to Allegro Coffee team members 10 years ago. As a trainer, it was my job to convey a sense of place through tasting and discussion of flavor profiles from different coffee growing regions...

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Brazil Matão Honey

  We're proud to feature this remarkable group of women for our next Allegro Coffee Roasters Limited Edition Series release. The Matão Mulheres do Café group is composed of 24 women members and located in the southern state of Parana in Brazil. The group was formed in 2013 with just...

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Hard Wired - Supporting Bike MS

  This winter, we're excited to release another batch of Hard Wired, a collaboration born from two of Colorado's craft beverage pioneers. Our long-standing partnership with Left Hand Brewing Company has resulted in a number of tasty coffee beer collaborations over the years. But none is more heartfelt to us...

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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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