The Dutch Celebrate This Month

In a couple of weeks, the Dutch, along with other Christian worshippers, will celebrate Easter. Then a mere week later, the people will party in honor of the birthday of their King, Willem Alexander. Both celebrations are national, public holidays, and important in the Netherlands, and here’s why.

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easter-breadEaster is April 21, but in Holland, Easter is celebrated on both the Sunday and Easter Monday. As with most religious holidays, food and family are the center of the celebration. Breakfasts, brunch and lunch are big that weekend, and foods served include eggs (boiled, poached or fried), Easter bread (with raisins, nuts and marzipan), butter (in the shape of a lamb), croissants, cheese, ham, smoked fish and of course, chocolate (in the shape of eggs or rabbits).

Easter-bunnies-amsterdamChildren decorate boiled eggs, and later will search for decorated and chocolate eggs hidden around the house and yard by Paashaas, the Easter hare. There are also Easter markets, special brunches offered at restaurants, and in some areas of the country, Easter fires are built and enjoyed by spectators. Another tradition is the sending of Dutch tulips, more than 40,000, to Rome that will decorate St. Peter’s for Easter.

kings-dayWhile Easter is a religious- and family-centered holiday, King’s Day is spent with neighbors and friends, on the streets and in the parks. The King’s Day market is a big draw, when the sidewalks turn into a one huge flea market everywhere you turn. You may know that King’s Day was originally Princess’ Day, for Willem’s grandmother, and celebrated on her birthday when she was just Princess Juliana. When Juliana ascended the throne, the day was now Queen’s Day, and continued to be celebrated on April 30th. When Queen Beatrix, Willem’s mom, ascended the throne, she kept Queen’s Day on the last day of April even though her own birthday was in January. She chose to step down as monarch five years ago, so when her son Willem Alexander became King, the holiday was renamed King’s Day, and moved to April 27, Willem’s birthday.


We know for a fact that Douwe Egberts coffee will be served at these parties because Douwe Egberts is the most popular coffee brand in the Netherlands. We have fresh, Douwe Egberts coffee, made for the European market, and ready to be shipped to you. For the next few days, you will get 15% off your order of Douwe Egberts and Senseo products with no minimum order required.*

Please Use Coupon Code: IHEARTDE

*Discount valid from 4/7/19 through 11:59PM ET on 4/9/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for Douwe Egberts and Senseo coffees. Senseo Phillips Original XL Single Serve Coffeemaker not included in discount. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Our Current Favorites From Douwe Egberts

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Douwe Egberts Black ground coffee is one of the brand’s special roasts. It’s a customer favorite, gets good reviews online, and in medium coarse grind, Black can be made in several types of coffee makers. The Arabica beans are roasted to create a strong, full-bodied dark roast coffee.

We carry three Douwe Egberts roasts in whole bean:

Mocca Aroma, a full, rich, flavorful coffee, has earthy and spicy notes.

Excellent Aroma is medium bodied coffee, with a smooth and strong flavor.

Aroma Rood is balanced coffee, an aromatic medium roast.

You can try any of these in ground too. Best of all, you get 15% of your order!


The Netherlands In The News

Come On, Get Happy

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The United Nations annually surveys people in more than 150 countries, using six factors to gauge overall happiness. Respondents assess their lives against those factors – you’ll see those broken down in the report too. The 2019 report, released last month, shows the Netherlands at fifth, up one from last year’s report. You may recall that the Scandinavians are usually in the top spots: Finland was at the top for the second year in a row, followed by Denmark and Norway, two countries that moved up on the list. Iceland came in at fourth place. The top 10 list rounds out with Switzerland, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, and Austria. The U.S. ranks at 19 this year, down slightly from last year.


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Dallmayr: Literally The Best Coffees In the World

Dallmayr as a trading company began in Munich more than 300 years ago. At the turn of the 20th century, the business was being run by Therese Randlkofer, widow of Anton, who had only purchased the building and store from Alois Dallmayr a mere two years before. Under Therese’s direction, the company was recognized as a key supplier to the royal courts of Bavaria, Germany and other European royal households.

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Dallmayr-Bar-and-GrillThe business flourished so that the Dallmayr Delicatessen was soon recognized as one of the best in Europe. The store employed more than 70 people by 1912, and the space of the shop had been doubled by then. The Dallmayr coffee brand launched in 1933, unique at the time for roasting in the store with a unique electric roaster, and for storing coffee beans in hand-painted Nymphenburg porcelain containers.

Today, the shop is still open at the same location (rebuilt in 1950), offering over 6000 different products, along with sandwiches and salads. There is a two-starred Michelin restaurant, a café/bistro, and a raw bar, all on the original property. And, it’s still a family business.

Dallmayr coffee is flavorful with a smooth texture that is perfect for any time of day.


We think you will enjoy it too, so get 15% off your purchase of Dallmayr coffee with no minimum required.*

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*Discount valid from 3/31/19 through 11:59PM on 4/2/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with 15% off Dallmayr coffees with no minimum order required. Offer not redeemable for cash. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Dallmayr’s Quality From Bean To Cup

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The first word that comes to mind when we drink Dallmayr is smooth, from the body to the finish. The beans are carefully selected from the best coffee-growing regions, then blended and roasted at the Dallmayr production facilities in the southeastern city of Geising, about a 45-minute drive due south from Dresden.

We really enjoy Dallmayr coffee, so here’s a sampling of our favorites.

Dallmayr Prodomo is the flagship product, with a strong aroma, a full-bodied taste and smooth finish. We have whole bean and ground. Try a milder version, Prodomo Naturmild (fine and soft, with a gentle aroma).

Dallmayr French Press Selection is a blend created with help from a popular French Press maker. The grind is extra coarse, which is perfect for the French Press maker. The blend is 100% Arabica beans, with a floral and spicy aroma.

Dallmayr Kilimanjaro is a single-origin coffee from Tanzania. These unique beans are grown at the foot of the famous and highest mountain in Africa, giving the coffee a balanced flavor with a light floral note.

For the Nespresso maker, we have 9 Capsa roasts in capsules, including newer special roasts in the Capsa line: Crema d’Oro (light, mild and balanced); Chocolat (notes of caramel and dark chocolate in a smooth, creamy espresso), and Vanilla (sweet and delicate, with a delicious aroma). Other Capsa varieties: Artigiano (strong); Azzurro (intense); Ethiopia (medium); and Decaffeinato (medium/dark).

These coffees are perfect for coffee drinks, but we can tell you that any Dallmayr coffee is great on its own!


Coffee In The News

Campfire Coffee Gets Upgraded

lumeNot only can you make coffee while living off the grid, a new device will allow you to grind beans just before you brew your coffee. The company behind the device describes it as a Travel Automatic Coffee Grinder. It’s a coffee grinder, and looks and shines like a lantern. At full charge, this burr grinder can grind enough beans for 50 cups. It’s apparently quite popular for use while camping. The six LED lights stay bright for about 20 hours. Launched on Kickstarter 18 months ago, the devices are in high demand. They also offer a French press mug, light not included.

Marshmallow Coffee

peepsA national donut chain is offering an iced donut with a yellow marshmallow chick resting atop. The same chain is also adding the flavor of sugar-covered marshmallow chicks to hot coffee and espresso drinks. We aren’t sure what else to say about this, so you won’t hear another peep from us.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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German Coffee Roasting: Skillful. Artful. Taste-Full.

As we often say, Germany has been important in the history of coffee around the world. This week, we share two big events in German coffee, one just this year, and one that commemorates an event more than 200 years ago.

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First, the 2019 German Barista and Latte Art Championship took place in Nuremberg this past January. The most skilled baristas from across the country competed for the title, and to be able to move on to the World Coffee Championships. Latte-Art-NurembergBarista participants had only fifteen minutes to prepare a total of twelve drinks for the panel of four judges. One drink had to be an espresso drink, one a milk drink, and one a signature drink. The harder part of the competition was that each contestant had to explain their coffee choices and their preparation to the judges watching. The Latte Art Championship, a separate event, had competitors creating intricate designs that were then judged on visual attributes, creativity, identical patters in pairs, contrast in patterns and overall performance. The winners, from coffee houses in Berlin and Hamburg respectively, will represent Germany in the world competitions. The World Barista Championship is held in April in Boston, MA while the World Latte Art Championship will be held in June in Berlin.

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The second set of honors is from Google, for German chemist Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, with an animated doodle (a special, temporary modification of the logo on its homepage). Runge discovered the chemical makeup of caffeine, after studying a bag of coffee beans given to him as a gift. The doodle ran last month on the anniversary of his birthday 225 years ago. The search engine used the doodle to show the chemistry and use of coffee in the logo, along with an animated image of someone sipping coffee and feeling the zing.

Germany is also the home to three of our special German brands: Eduscho, Tchibo and Davidoff. We recommend any and all of these brands for deliciously roasted coffee.


EnjoyBetterCoffee.com offers a wide selection from these three historic brands. Plus, you’ll get 15% off your order when you order Tchibo, Eduscho, and Davidoff coffees, with no minimum purchase required.*

Please use coupon code TCHIBO15

*Discount valid from 3/24/19 through 11:59PM ET on 3/26/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with 15% off with no minimum order required on Tchibo, Eduscho, and Davidoff coffees. Offer not redeemable for cash. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

PS – We have Tchibo Black and White Instant Coffee already on sale and eligible for the discount above. Instant coffee is in most homes, and regularly drunk in Europe, in part because the instant coffee for the European market is richer and fuller. This blend of select beans is good black or with cream. The freeze-dried instant coffee is in 7oz glass jars, so you can keep it dry and cool, and then reuse the jar.


The Brands Of Tchibo

2015_Tchibo LogoTchibo is a top seller, with several premium products. Try Tchibo Exclusive, great for stovetop Moka makers and espresso, or Gold Selection, an aromatic, unique, medium blend. Both are available in ground and instant. We have several other ground coffees from the Tchibo range: Feine Milde (fine and mild), Beste Bohne (100% Arabica), and Family (full and strong). Looking for a whole bean? Try Tchibo’s Sicilian Espresso roast.

2015_Eduscho logoEduscho opened its first store in Bremen in the 1950’s, soon followed by stores in major German cities. Introduced in 1959, Gala coffee was sold in bakeries which further popularized the brand in German culture. In 1980, Gala coffee was renamed to Gala Number 1 (Nr. 1) to reflect its status in the market and its flavor and quality. Eduscho Mild, made from beans grown in tropical climates, is mild, smooth and balanced, with a gentle aroma. Both are available in ground, and both are Eduscho’s top sellers.

Davidoff-Cafe-Logo-NL-BlockDavidoff Café is a luxury brand that creates smooth and flavorful coffee. One of our newest items from Davidoff Café is Crema Intense instant coffee, a special coffee. Another special instant is the Limited Edition Elements and we have 3 other Davidoff instants too. Davidoff makes delicious ground coffee in Espresso 57, Fine Aroma and Rich Aroma. We also have 2 whole beans, Espresso 57 and Crème. Finally, for the Nespresso drinkers, we have 3 different roasts, plus a capsule variety package. All Davidoff products are available for the discount above.


Coffee In The News

When Is Coffee Not Coffee? When It’s Atomo Coffee!

A new startup company, Atomo Coffee, wants to make your morning coffee without any coffee at all. The company is working on a way to “replicate a standard cup coffee – down to the taste, aroma and even mouthfeel – all with natural ingredients, none of which are coffee beans.” Created by a microbiologist, the process is trying to break down coffee to a molecular level, then rebuilt it, except without using coffee. The ground coffee product is not bitter, but quite smooth, not too dark, not too light, the company claims. This supports their findings that in a blind taste test with university students, Atomo was the clear favorite for 70% of participants.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Douwe Egberts, The Netherlands, and Dutch Innovation

The Netherlands is home to Douwe Egberts, so we like to stay tuned into Dutch life, both historically and currently. This week, to celebrate the Netherlands, we have some current news from the region, hot off the presses!
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747-haul-across-road-crOne of the things we love about the Netherlands is their commitment to recycling, reuse and sustainability. In this case, it’s the reuse of a Boeing 747, recently decommissioned, now purchased by a Dutch hotel company that owns properties in Amsterdam, Spain, and Turkey. Originally the aircraft was used by the Dutch airline KLM. The plane was driven for its final 8-mile journey to Badhoevedorp from Schiphol International Airport last month, which included making its way across a major highway that had been closed to traffic. Purpose-built roads helped the plane to its final destination. There was even a contest to win tickets to be able to see the journey live and in person, but the hotel chain ended up livestreaming the event anyway. The hotel is only teasing what they plan to do with the purchase, but have stated it will incorporate aviation history and art, plus 3D and more, elements. Anything reusable in the plane was taken by an aircraft recycling company.

LOST-ITEMS-UTRETCHTSpeaking of reuse, this story is about what happens when someone can’t get rid of something. In this case, we’re talking about a Dutch railway company being unable to destroy items lost and left on their trains. After three months of holding the items, those not claimed by the owners are destroyed. But the company was sometimes unable to destroy items, such as two artificial legs (one with a shoe and a sock), an insect collection, a set of babies’ christening robes and a cardboard gravestone. Now displayed in a special case at the railway museum in Utrecht, some items are more than 30 years old. The train company stated that last year, travelers left more than 100,000 items on trains, with more than sixty percent claimed. Bank cards and public transport cards make up about half of what they find.

TIQUETSFinally, in the Dutch spirit of efficiency, four Dutch entrepreneurs have devised a solution to decrease waiting times at museums and other cultural attractions. They developed Tiqets, a platform that allows customers to buy tickets in advance online, no printing or waiting required. The buyer then uses her phone to enter the venue, and the online ordering is available in seven languages. The system has partnered with Google, and is considered one of the best of ticketing systems.


We love the history of Dutch innovation, and that includes the coffees of Douwe Egberts. For more than 265 years, the family-based company has created innovative coffee blends that delight coffee drinkers worldwide. At EnjoyBetterCoffee.com, we have Douwe Egberts made for the European market directly from the Netherlands. This week, get 15% off your order of Douwe Egberts and Senseo products from our site, and no minimum purchase is necessary.*

Please Use Coupon Code: IHEARTDE

*Discount valid from 3/10/19 through 11:59PM ET on 3/12/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for Douwe Egberts and Senseo products. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.
Questions? Call 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

More News From The Netherlands

New National Park To Be Largest In Netherlands

Flevoland-NP-MAPJust a few days ago, provincial authorities in Flevoland, in the northeast of the Netherlands, approved a plan for consolidating several existing nature reserves, creatuing new green spaces and more, all resulting in what will be the largest national park in the Netherlands at over 25 square miles. The development is expected to take 20 years and cost close to 500m euros ($560m USD). The plan includes visitor centers, recreational facilities, restaurants and boat docks, allowing entrance into the park from many areas, where bikes and canoes can also be rented for exploration.

Be Nice Goes Country-Wide

Also just a few days ago, an advertising organization has launched a “Be Nice” campaign after performing research that found people were increasingly being mean to each other. Identifying unkind behavior such as tailgating, ignoring cashiers, harassing public transportation staff, and writing hateful messages on social media, the agency is ramping up the campaign over the next weeks. Reminders will be found on tv, movie theaters and on the radio.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Italian Coffee: Love At First Sip

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Italy holds a key role in the history of coffee in Europe. It was in Italy, in fact, that the best-brewed coffee was produced the first-time using steam and pressure. We’re talking about espresso, of course. With the Industrial Revolution well under way, inventors were looking for ways to use steam to brew coffee more quickly. An Italian patent for a new-fangled device in 1884 describes “steam machinery for the economic and instantaneous confection of coffee beverage.” Unfortunately, that device was only used for the Turin General Exposition in the same year, where more than ten thousand exhibitors welcomed three million visitors.

patent-espresso-machineTwenty years later, Luigi Bezzerra, a manufacturer in Milan, invented the first of a series of commercial espresso machines. Early versions heated the water with a flame, making the regulation of heat and steam inconsistent, so the machine had a hard time catching on. Only when a clever designer added the first pressure release valve, along with a steam wand, did the machines start to be produced and used commonly. Introduced at the 1906 Milan Fair, “cafeé espresso“ was a hit, and similar coffee machines were soon popping up all over Italy.

This week, we are putting 3 big Italian roasters in the spotlight:

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We have a range of coffees from these popular Italian brands, including two brands with Nespresso-compatible capsules, all perfect for a truly authentic Italian coffee experience.


This week, we are giving you 15% off your order of Lavazza, Kimbo and Segafredo brands with no minimum order required on EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: ITLNCOFFEE

*Discount valid from 3/3/19 through 11:59PM ET on 3/5/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for the following brands only: Lavazza, Kimbo, and Segafredo. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Segafredo: Crafted Like No Other

Segafredo_Espresso-Cups-CropA flagship product from the Massimo Zanetti coffee empire, Segafredo is consistently high-quality coffee. We have a wide range of Segafredo coffee, including rich and intense Espresso Moka coffee, sophisticated Emozioni, intense and nutty Enzo, and the spicy Espresso Casa, all in ground. Try one or more of Segafredo’s whole beans in one-pound bags of Casa, dark and strong, and medium blend Intermezzo. We also have 2.2lb bags of whole beans in the range, Espresso Mild and Massimo. Segafredo also makes capsules for the Segafredo espresso machine, all of which are strong with a full crema.

NOTE: Segafredo capsules are NOT compatible with Nespresso machines.


 Lavazza: Italy’s Favorite Coffee

Lavazza-espresso-advertWe have a wide range of Lavazza coffee, from those made with 100% Arabica to blends with Arabica and Robusta beans. We have the most popular coffee in Italy, Lavazza Super Crema Espresso Whole Bean Coffee. This coffee is mild and creamy, with a spicy aroma. Also popular is Lavazza Crema e Gusto ground coffee, intense and distinctive, with chocolatey notes, this full-bodied coffee is already priced economically before the discount! Try Lavazza Caffe Espresso ground coffee in a can, intense, velvety, distinctive from the 100% Arabica beans. Try any of our five Lavazza capsules for Nespresso machines: the less-intense Decaf, the delicate Leggero, Avvolgente right in the middle, the fuller and stronger Armonico, and the rich and intense Vigoroso.


Kimbo: True Italian Espresso

kimboKimbo Coffee is espresso from Naples, “bellebbuono” (extra good), as they say. We have several coffees available, from the rich and full Napoletano, to medium roast and perfectly balanced Aroma Gold, both available in ground and whole beans, to full-bodied Antica Tradizione in ground. Try Kimbo Extra Cream Espresso in whole beans, which are sweet, balanced, with a good crema. Try any of our three Kimbo Nespresso capsules, or get a variety package with all 3 types of capsules. Our prices can’t be beat!


Italian Coffee In The News

Four Seasons Hotel Milano Offers Concierge Coffee

Concierge-coffeeA specially trained barista piloting a trolley with many types of coffee and methods of preparing said coffee will wheel it to your room, inquire what you want from your coffee, talk to you about the types of beans, and then grind them and prepare the coffee right then and there. But the real decision is in the preparation method. Choose one of five different ways, including French Press, Turkish style, Chemex or Gina (pour-over makers) or Syphon (using pressure and vacuum). The barista will take note of your preferences for next time.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Coffee In The News, Expanded Edition, From EnjoyBetterCoffee.com

Have you heard the latest news about coffee?
We’ve got the scoop, so read on!

First in line today are beans that are out of this world, literally. These beans will be launched in a rocket, and roasted in space. Two men from Dubai are proposing a spacecraft that would hold a capsule with 300kg of raw coffee beans and use the heat of re-entry to roast the beans. The 20-minute re-entry would create the heat in the pressurized capsule where the beans can float freely inside. The guys behind the idea think the lack of gravity will allow the beans to be roasted on all sides evenly. Once safely back on Earth, the beans would be used to make coffee that will initially be sold in Dubai.

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The plans do not share how much a cup of this space blend would cost the consumer. Look for more sometimes next year, when the proposed launch could happen.

antimicrobial-crIn other news, microbiology researchers in the UK have found that antimicrobial reusable coffee cups are safer to use than ordinary plastic reusable cups. As you may know, in some European countries, cafes offer reusable cups to patrons, with discounts and other incentives to encourage the use of returnable cups. Using a variety of cleaning methods researchers measured and compared bacterial growth from the surfaces of both regular and treated cups. Not only were the treated cups shown to be more than 99% effective at keeping growth down, the study also found that the best way to inhibit bacterial growth on the cup’s surface was to properly wash the cups in hot water and detergent. And, yes, it took a just-released study to tell us that last bit.

How about a Charcoal Latte? This coffee drink contains activated charcoal, which some claim helps cleanse the body of toxins. (It’s sometimes used in the ER for Charcoal-lattepeople who have swallowed poisons.) Apparently, the appeal is the wide range of flavors and aromas that are added in, such as lavender, honey, flowers, and the dark color of the brew. Food and medical experts note that the frequent use of activated charcoal is not recommended. The charcoal can bind to both toxins and vital nutrients, ridding your body of both.


All this interesting coffee news has inspired us to offer our weekly deal on all the brands, and all the products at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com. Get 10% off your order of anything from our site, with no minimum purchase required.*

Please Use Coupon Code: COFFEE10

*Discount valid from 2/24/19 through 11:59PM ET on 2/26/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with $30 minimum order required before shipping cost. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Offer not redeemable for cash. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Coffee In The News

Coffee + Alcohol + Surprise = Longer Life

coffee-and-alcoholA study from the University of California, Irvine, found that participants who drank two cups of coffee per day and those who drank two glasses of wine or beer per day had a decrease in their chances of mortality. More surprising for researchers was the finding that overweight people in their 70’s lived longer than normal- or under-weight people of the same age did. The study began in 2013 monitoring 1600 people in their 90’s through biannual checkups used to identify factors and life choices made by people living past 90 years.

Drink Coffee, Be Generous

A study out this month has found that people are more likely to give something to someone else if they are holding something warm. Holding a cold beverage had the opposite effect. In one part of the study, subjects were asked to rate personality traits of individuals about whom they were given only a packet of information. Participants answered questions that were broken down into two categories: Warm vs cold, i.e., generous/ungenerous; happy/unhappy; sociable/anti-social, etc. Those drinking hot drinks were more generous in their responses. The second study found participants, when presented with the opportunity to give a gift certificate to themselves or to friends, were more likely to share when they had a hot drink in their hands rather than a cold one.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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How Do I Love Douwe Egberts? Let Me Count the Ways

Douwe Egberts: For Coffee Lovers

The annual celebration of love, Valentine’s Day, is later this week and will be celebrated around the world. In the Netherlands, initially the day was celebrated as a way to honor friendship by thanking someone special with flowers. Today, the day is celebrated with a card and flowers (not tulips) and perhaps even some chocolate – and, as you may already know, the Dutch do both flowers and chocolates exceptionally well!

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Here are a few Valentine’s Day surprises, then:

  • The day’s focus on love was first celebrated in Great Britain in the 1600’s, with the exchange of notes. Cards became popular during Victoria’s reign. (The early history of a day to honor St. Valentine is not at all romantic.)cadbury-original-valentine-heart
  •  A few countries celebrate romantic love on another day of the year. For instance, in Wales, the patron saint of lovers is celebrated on January 25th. Brazil hold Lovers Day in June.
  • In Slovenia, the celebration is in March, so February 14 is the day to work in the fields to honor St. Valentine, the patron saint of spring.
  • Giving the gift of chocolate started as a marketing plan of British manufacturer Richard Cadbury in the 1800’s.

But it should be no surprise that our favorite Dutch treat is Douwe Egberts coffee, of course. At EnjoyBetterCoffee.com, we have a wide range of Douwe Egberts coffees and products. This week, we’ll take 15% off your order of Douwe Egberts and Senseo products with no minimum purchase required.*

Please Use Coupon Code: IHEARTDE

*Discount valid from 2/10/19 through 11:59PM ET on 2/12/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for Douwe Egberts and Senseo products. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.
Questions? Call 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Have You Tried Douwe Egberts Instant Coffee?

Douwe Egberts has been making instant coffees that taste and smell just like brewed coffee, but are ready in an instant. We offer the following instant roasts:
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Douwe Egberts Pure Gold instant in 7oz/200g jars, resealable and reusable, with a seal that preserves the smooth and rich flavors and aroma notes. Pure Gold is a medium, balanced roast, and is the standard for all instant coffees. We also have Pure Gold instant in a convenient box of 200 individual serving sticks, as well as 10- and 20-stick sample packs, making it easy to give it a try, especially when you use the discount above.

Douwe Egberts Pure Indulgence instant is dark and rich, with a velvety body. And, yes, it comes in a resealable jar.

Last, but certainly not least, is Douwe Egberts Moccona Classic Decaf instant. A blend of Robusta and Arabica beans, the coffee is full, well-rounded and smooth tasting. The rich aroma will make you forget there is no caffeine! This roast is available in a smaller, resealable jar.


The Netherlands In The News

Man Sues To Improve Dating Chances

Crazy-Man-Sues-To-Be-YoungerA Dutch man has requested to legally changes his age from 69 to 49. As a local TV personality, he has publicly spoken many times about the impact of age on his dating prospects. After being denied the request, he sued the government, comparing the situation as similar to legally changing his name. He is confident that if he were able to say he was 49 on dating apps, he would get younger women wanting to meet him. The court has denied his request.

Beach Fire Turns Dangerous

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A New Year’s Eve bonfire on the beach in Scheveningen, the Netherlands, literally spiraled out of control, creating ‘firenados’ that moved across the sand, and caused multiple fires. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries.

Dutch Government Invests In Cyclists

bikes-rowsIn the Netherlands, there are six million more bikes than residents. The government recently announced it would invest money in the cycling infrastructure (think cyclist freeways, bike parking and storage spaces), with the goal to get 200,000 more people commuting by bike over the next three years. With more than 50% of people in the Netherlands living less than 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) from work, the distance can “easily” be covered by bike, per the project leader.


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