Coffee Roasters in Tacoma
Choosing Craft and Scaling Small
POSTED MARCH 4, 2012
BY TIMOTHY THOMAS MCNEELY
Photos by Jeremy Leffel
“When we go small, we take more of a detailed responsibility for what we’re doing. For example, small roasters like Valhalla Coffee Company roast approximately 100 pounds an hour, and Bluebeard only 60 pounds an hour, 15 pounds at a time. This contrasts with some of our regional roasters who produce more than 8,000 pounds of coffee per hour on just one machine. We crave this small-batch approach wherever we can find it, from fine art prints to small-batch bourbon, each individual product with its own story. We value it enough that large-scale companies try to reproduce that earned intimacy with marketing.”
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Good news for coffee drinkers — especially the men.
According to a major study out of the Harvard School of Public Health, the more coffee men drink, the lower their chance of developing prostate cancer.
Researchers found that men who drank six cups of coffee per day had a 60 percent lower risk of developing the most lethal form of prostate cancer — and a 20 percent lower risk of developing any form of the disease.
Read more >> http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/18/coffee-can-cut-prostate-c_n_863472.html
Valhalla Coffee Roasting
We roast our coffee right on the premises, here at 3918 6th Avenue in Tacoma, WA. We are open Monday through Friday from 7am to 6pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 6pm. Come into our Coffee Shop and enjoy a cup today while you choose one of our special blends to take home with you. There is nothing like the aroma of freshly roasted coffee!
See you soon!
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