Archive | August, 2012

The Classic Taste of Summer: Root Beer Float Frappe

This recipe uses our All Natural Madagascar Vanilla base to capture the classic taste of summer and can be made with non-fat milk to make a fat free treat. MOCAFE™ Root Beer Float Frappe 6.5 tbsp MOCAFE™ All Natural Madagascar Vanilla Base 1.5 oz Torani Root Beer Syrup 5 oz Milk (use fat-free milk for […]

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Specialty Coffee Improving Farmers’ Lives

Specialty coffee is delicious, but also expensive. While it isn’t always easy to justify spending a little more on a personal indulgence,  here’s a reminder why drinking the good stuff makes a meaningful difference to the people producing it. Excerpt from: Rwandan Coffee Farmers Turn Premium Beans Into Harvest Gold by Michaeleen Doucleff posted on […]

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Iced Azteca D’Oro: Embracing the Warmth

Azteca D’Oro: Embrace the Warmth to Escape the Heat The summer sun is sweltering and the days are lingering. At MOCAFE we are celebrating summer with simple pleasures to beat the Southern California heat, including evening swims in the Pacific Ocean, sun-drenched summer vacations and sipping frappes under the local cafe’s patio umbrella.  Our favorite […]

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Dark Chocolate May Lower Blood Pressure and Pant Sizes

From NPR Food Blog, The Salt. Posted on August 15th Dark chocolate — it’s delicious, and it may be good for your blood pressure. We realize the skinny on chocolate seems too good to be true, but there have been positive signs lately that a bit of the sweet stuff is OK. A few months […]

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MOCAFE Green Tea Matcha Recipe Contest Winner

Thanks to all the bloggers who created unique and delicious recipes for our MOCAFE™ Green Tea Matcha recipe contest! We are pleased to announce the winning recipe for Green Tea Latte Pops comes from Paula Kiger at biggreenpen.com. We would also like to thank 5 Minutes for Mom for coordinating the contest and Blendtec for […]

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Caffeinated Fish?!?!?!

From Specialty Coffee Retailer http://www.specialty-coffee.com Issue Date: , Posted On: 8/6/2012 Caffeine found in seawater off Portland Portland, Ore. has always been a caffeinated town. Now it has the seawater to prove it.A study published in the July edition of Marine Pollution Bulletin says that seawater samples around Portland’s coast showed elevated levels of caffeine. Tests showed up […]

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