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Shane Africa
Single Origin Spotlight: Costa Rican Naturals

Single Origin Spotlight: Costa Rican Naturals

Two Costa Rican beans are first up in the single origin spotlight series of the Mod Blog (working title, let me know what you think). Both are naturals, so expect plenty of notes from the fruitier side of the flavor spectrum, though they are still quite distinct in character from one another. Click through to read more about this season’s Central American champions.

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Shane Africa
(PREVIEW) Single Origin Spotlight Series

(PREVIEW) Single Origin Spotlight Series

Our single origin coffees are our pride and joy here at modcup. Countless hours of careful research and highly caffeinated cupping sessions are just some of the actions on our end necessary to bring you the exotic fruit bombs we’re known for. Check back in on the blog over the next few weeks to get some more insight on this season’s big hitters (natural process fans, this is your time).

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Shane Africa
A Note on Freshness

A Note on Freshness

Nothing beats a fresh cup of coffee. But how fresh is too fresh? The prioritization of freshness above all other factors in a coffee bean has permeated the zeitgeist in recent years. Fresh coffee is great, but it’s not the end all be all.

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Travas Clifton
Big in Korea - How a Small New Jersey Roaster Began Selling Coffee in South Korea

Big in Korea - How a Small New Jersey Roaster Began Selling Coffee in South Korea

Modcup‘s popularity has expanded well beyond its humble beginnings as a small coffee cart on the streets of New Jersey, with a cafe in Korea pushing orders of our award-winning roasts.  

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