What is Fair Trade Coffee all about?

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Love Italy

The Italian saying is that “the customer must wait for the espresso; the espresso must not wait for the customer.”

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Coffee Roasting 101: Color Change in the Roast

As we learn we share. We definitely want to give credit where credit is due. Sweet Marias is a coffee company in the US that excels in all things coffee. We’ve been enjoying every word of their website http://sweetmarias.com and one of the most helpful tips for us was this video on the color change of coffee during the roast. We’d like to share that with you now. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/user/sweetmarias#p/u/33/aYy47C0Xw0I

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Unjust Trading Worldwide Needs to Change

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We are all about Fair Trade

At Kai Coffee we are on a journey to understand and endorse what has come to be known as “Fair Trade” coffee.  What is Fair Trade? We are glad you asked!

Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world. By requiring companies to pay sustainable prices, Fairtrade addresses the injustices of conventional trade, which traditionally discriminates against the poorest, weakest producers. It enables them to improve their position and have more control over their lives.

To help you understand more we will continually be posting relevant reliable sources on this blog. One excellent video we’ve found is this one by eq.tv. We hope you like it and feel free to leave a comment and start a discussion.

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Today we launch Kai Coffee

Today is a great day! It’s the first official day of Kai Coffee; Australia’s newest Fair Trade coffee roasting company on the market. Our new roaster is meant to hit our warehouse in the Sunshine Coast this week. In the mean time we are working hard to finish our branding, packaging and online store. If you are passionate about coffee and people we would love to invite you to join us as we begin what we feel will become the most incredible coffee story of all time.

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