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    DECODING Our Coffee Labels.

    DECODING OUR LABELS  From top to bottom:  Cau Dat: a place specifically where our coffee is grown in Vietnam   Single Origin: indicate what country of origin the coffee is sourced    Tasting Notes: These natural tasting notes based on factors of soil’s location, the way farmers process, how you brew them and how it’s roasted.   Whole Bean: tell you that the coffee purchased will be fresher compared to pre ground  Washed:  Alike wine, coffee is being processed before it is consumed. Washed is a type of processing that will separate coffee seed from its cherries. requires a minimum of 24 hours soaking coffee seeds into the water to…

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    The key to KCC’s unique coffee blend.

    The flavors found in coffee exist on a spectrum, and no one variety can posses every aspect of what coffee as a species has to offer. The two major species of beans, Arabica and Robusta, respectively, exemplify the qualities of the “lighter” and “darker” sides of the brew.   When it comes time to choose a roasting profile, at every level there is something to be gained, and something to be lost in this complex chemical conversion.   At one extreme end of the spectrum are light roasted beans, these most complex, sweet and fruity beans, though they retain the unpleasant acidity of the raw beans.     And at…