Café de Americas
A full-bodied cup layered with notes of chocolate puddin’, sweet hazelnut, and caramel.
When Deb and Jim founded RH in 2010, she had an obsession with creating a blend that teleported her back to Italy. After six months of tasting a variety of origins, we arrived at this classic balance between origin and roast. While most Italian espresso blends use Robusta (a species of coffee grown at lower-elevations), we committed ourselves to only offering Arabica, the brother species of Robusta that offers much more complex flavors. We put our developments to the test against the Italian classics and on the cupping table Café de Americas stood out from among the rest unanimously.
This year consists of two brand new relationships in Honduras and Guatemala. Our Guatemala component is a selection from Fuerza de Mujer (“Strength of Women”) produced by a group of women producers in the Asproguate cooperative. It brings tons of chocolate and sweetness to the table. Honduras COMICOVEL as a cooperative is the product of Catholic Relief Services’ Blue Harvest Project, which improves agroforestry management on farms throughout Central America. To date, Blue Harvest has helped 1400 producers transform their farms into ecosystems that protect the forest and its freshwater sources.
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our blending approach
Many moons ago, coffee traders thought it'd be a good idea to take two different origins with vastly different cup profiles and combine them to make a super blend of deliciousness.
To honor the industry tradition, we take our long-term relationships with cooperatives and producers to create our line of house classics. While coffee as a plant changes in quality yearly, we work to ensure the flavor profiles of our blends remain predictable and comforting.