As they say in the Netherlands, ‘Vrolijk Kerstfeest’

Cheerful Christmas!

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dutch-horns-at-christmas-300pxIt’s that time of year, just as in other parts of Europe and beyond, when adults and children alike focus on and celebrate the Christmas holiday. There might be a Christmas hamper (box or package) from your employer, time to decorate the tree (only after St. Nicolas Day), a 4’ horn to sound at dawn, and most importantly, time spent with the people you love.

In fact, researchers found that in the Netherlands, spending time with family was identified as the most important part of the Christmas season.

Advocaat-Dutch-Eggnog-250px-eThe big day itself is actually two days in the Netherlands. The Dutch celebrate First (25th) and Second (26th) Christmas Days as time spent with family, and indulging in the holiday feast. Traditional holiday favorites include oliebollen (heavy donut), Christmas fruit bread, roasted venison or goose with plenty of vegetables, and the Dutch version of eggnog, Advocaat, actually a creamy brandy custard, often eaten with a spoon.


The Dutch find this time of year special, just as we do. Indulge in the wonder of it all with authentic Dutch coffee from Douwe Egberts. As our gift to you, we’ll take 15% off your order of Douwe Egberts products on www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: DUTCH15

*Discount valid from 12/10/17 through 11:59 PM EST on 12/12/17 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com for Douwe Egberts products with no minimum order. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale Douwe Egberts products.

We Have Douwe Egberts For Everyone

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Our Douwe Egberts range includes ground coffee, whole bean, instant, and some fun coffee gift sets. Grinding the beans just before brewing produces the best-tasting coffee. Our whole bean selection includes Douwe Egberts Excellent Aroma, a perfect medium roast, with a smooth and full-bodied taste and a strong finish. For something a little darker, try Mocca Aroma, full-bodied, with spice and chocolate notes. If you are looking for a daily drinker, we have Douwe Egberts Aroma Rood, a medium, smooth, and aromatic blend of Robusta and Arabica beans. We have these great roasts in ground too.

Douwe Egberts Select Aroma in ground is a lighter roast, silky-smooth and fruity. Douwe Egberts also makes an Aroma Rood Decaf in ground. You won’t miss out on any flavor, just the caffeine.

For convenience, and as a great gift for people who travel or spend a lot of time on the road or just like to grab coffee and go, we have 5 roasts of instant coffee. Get Aroma Rood, Pure Gold, Pure Indulgence, Pure Decaf, and Moccona Classic Decaf in beautiful, resealable jars that can be repurposed later. Our Pure Gold instant is also available in easy to use sticks in two package sizes.

Check out our selection of cups and our prepacked variety packages. These make great gifts too.


Holiday Ordering Deadlines

presents-on-a-tree-300pxLast Friday, December 8th was our suggested deadline for ordering without having to pay for expedited shipping. If you absolutely must have your order before the holiday, we suggest you choose from one of our expedited shipping options available when checking out.


Other Dutch Traditions

Christmas Markets are popular in many European cities. Amsterdam has large markets, usually with stalls in wooden cabins, selling food, clothing and gifts. You will also find a Gebakkraam, a food truck with specialties such as appelflappen and oliebollen. One of the most popular markets is the Market at Museumplein, also known as Christmas Village on Ice, where the market stands next to a large public ice rink. Add in some live music and entertainment, and you will have a true Dutch Christmas Market experience.</p>
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<p><img class=Gezelligheid is the most important part of the Christmas Season. This Dutch word is difficult to translate, but in general, it refers to the feeling of being with your loved ones, and/or reuniting with someone after a long separation, and/or a general sense of togetherness (think warm and fuzzy feelings).

Lastly, New Year’s Eve (Oud en Nieuw) in the Netherlands, people congregate in the central squares of the cities. Around 11PM, rounds of fireworks begin to welcome the coming year. At the stroke of midnight, more fireworks, more celebrations and more fun!


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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com

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Scandinavian Christmas Traditions

santa-w-porridgeChristmas is known as Jul or Joulua in Scandinavia. Santa Claus was originally described as a gnome, a simple bearded farmer, who did good deeds and caused a little trouble too. He expected a bowl of porridge with a pat of butter to be left out for him on Christmas Eve. In the last 100 years, he has become more like Santa Claus in size and shape, but instead of a chimney, the jolly elf enters through the front door.

traditional-swedish-christmas-buffet-or-julbord-300Traditional foods include meatballs, ribs, specially-marinated cod, herring, cabbage, and ham washed down with a big mug of glogg, a mulled wine. Finding the almond in your Christmas pudding means you will have a prosperous year, and you may even get a little gift for the honor.

And of course, coffee is always served. Scandinavian coffee is delicious, from the select beans which are then carefully and gently roasted, resulting in a distinctive style and flavor of coffee. Scandinavians are one of the top consumers of coffee on a per-capita, or per-person, basis.

These are just a few of the fun, interesting and unique traditions that Scandinavians enjoy this time of year. Please read farther down to find out more about holiday traditions in these countries.


In the meantime, we want you to enjoy coffee from our Nordic ranges: Paulig, Arvid Nordquist, and Lofbergs Lila. Get 15% off of these iconic Scandinavian brands with no minimum order at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: NORDIC15

*Discount valid from 12/03/2017 through 11:59PM EST 12/05/2017 at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with 15% off no minimum order required on Arvid Nordquist, Lofbergs Lila and Paulig coffees. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.

Here’s our roast review to help you decide among these enjoyable brews.

Paulig-Advert-wKavhi-2017-NLPaulig, from Finland, roasts and packages their coffee out of their facilities in Helsinki. We offer two roasts. Juhla Mokka Ground Coffee is light-roasted, rich, balanced and intense blend of beans from South America and Africa. Presidentti Ground Coffee is a light roast (1 of 5) blend of beans grown in Africa, and delivers a strong and rich coffee. These coffees are perfect examples of Finnish coffee.

Lofbergs-Advert-NLLofbergs Lila, one of the largest coffee roasters in the Nordic countries, is based in Sweden. We offer three exemplary roasts made with 100% Arabica beans: the Medium roast is perfect anytime with a rich taste and aroma (2 of 5); the Jubilee roast is rich with sweet notes (3 of 5), and Kharisma is dark, intense, nutty with subtle fruit notes (4 of 5). About 1/3 of the beans in each blend is certified by the Rainforest Alliance (an international sustainability organization we have written about here before). All are available already ground.

Arvid-Advert-3Blends-NLArvid Nordquist opened a small shop in Stockholm, Sweden in 1884. Today Arvid Nordquist is a leader in premium coffee, food and wine products. We offer three roasts: Medium roast, Extra Dark roast, and Gran Dia, all prime examples of Swedish coffee roasting. In addition, all three are UTZ Certified and CO2 Compensated (read more about these organizations on the product page). The Medium roast is balanced, with chocolatey and spicey notes. Extra Dark (intense) is full-bodied, and intense, with just the right amount of bitterness. Gran Dia is a medium to dark roast, full-bodied, with nut and floral notes, with a nice finish.


Holiday Delivery Suggested Deadlines

Order by Friday, December 8th to be assured of delivery by December 25th. After that, you’ll have to choose expedited shipping to receive your order in time.


More Scandinavian Traditions Explored

In Sweden, Advent (the 4 Sundays before 12/25) kicks off the season. St. Lucia Day, December 13, brings children dressed in white, singing angelic hymns, carrying candles led by a young girl wearing a crown of candles. Christmas porridge is sweetened rice pudding sprinkled with cinnamon, a staple of the big meal on Christmas Eve. It’s where the single almond will be found by one lucky diner. In Finland, it’s not Christmas until you’ve had your Christmas Sauna. You can always pick up your ham that’s been cooking there too! That’s right, the holiday ham used to be cooked (smoked) in a sauna, a practice recently gaining popularity again. And, that marinated cod fish? Well, it is known as lutefisk, whitefish soaked in lye, and can have an overpowering aroma. It appears to be an acquired taste, and believe it or not, is more popular with Norwegian expats living in the U.S. than with the people back in the old country.

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Finally, and this is big, Finland is where Santa lives the other 364 days a year. Visitors can see him in his natural home environment, a town on the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland.


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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com

Enjoy The French Holiday Season With Enjoy Better Coffee

The end of November is a special time around the world. In France, the end of the month brings the opening of the “marchés de Noel” (Christmas markets).

Strasbourg-France-Market-ChristmasThe holiday spectacle includes all sorts of local products and wares (think lavender from Provence and soap from Marseille); Christmas trees, decorations and lights, lots of lights; short plays and musical performances; wine-tasting in the regions that produce wine (think Bordeaux and Champagne); and, the arrival of Saint Nicolas to visit with the children. This officially opens the Christmas season. In many parts of France, Saint Nicolas Day is celebrated in early December. As you may already know, that night children place their shoes (or maybe a special St. Nick boot) near the door or by the chimney before retiring to bed. In the morning, the shoes should be filled with gifts, candies, toys and other special items that Saint Nicolas has delivered while everyone slept. The French also celebrate with “le Père Noël” (Father Christmas) on December 25th. French consumers also enjoy a Buche de Noel (yule log), available in many delicious flavors (coffee, praline, chocolate, lemon, and white chocolate).

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Another huge event occurs annually on the third Thursday of November: The arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau. Paris gets very merry. Because this day marks when the new season’s wine can be sold, it is a perfect reason to enjoy some special food and drink.


This week, you can bring the taste of France to your home with a great deal on our best French coffee. Get 15% off your order of these brands at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com and you’ll be saying “Merci!” *

Please use coupon code: FRENCH15

*Discount valid from 11/19/2017 through 11:59PM EST 11/21/2017 at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order on French brands Carte Noire, Grand Mere, Maison du Cafe, Ricore, Leroux, A l’Ancienne and Voison. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.

 


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Carte Noire began more than 35 years ago when Rene Monnier started his own coffee business. The Monniers had already been in the coffee blending and roasting business producing another coffee, Grand Mere. The family chose the Carte Noire name and the black and gold packaging to reflect the sophistication and elegance of this new coffee. We have a range of roasts of Carte Noire, including:

Ground coffee: An intense and rich blend made from 100% Arabica beans

Velours: Sweet and aromatic, and as velvety as it sounds

Espresso: A true European espresso with a dark roasted, full, and intense taste

Espresso Classique: Nespresso-compatible capsules made from pure Arabica beans with citrus and chocolate notes.

We have ground, whole beans, instant, pods, and espresso Carte Noire coffees available.

Even better, Carte Noire ground coffee is already on sale — so you’ll be getting an even better deal using the discount above!

Grand Mere, started by the Monnier family, is named after a grandmother because “Grandma knows how to make a good coffee.” Just look at the package to see her smiling at you as you enjoy her coffee. Today, Grand Mere is one of the top coffee brands in France. We have ground Familial (Family) roast available in 8.8oz packages.

Maison Du Café is produced by Douwe Egberts France. Ma Tradition is a combination of Robusta and Arabica coffee beans, roasted using the Douwe Egberts process, which produces a fragrant and balanced medium roast coffee. LOR Doux is soft and sweet from the 100% Arabica coffee beans.


And, It’s Not Just About Coffee…

We have a selection of instant chocolate and coffee drinks that are both delicious and convenient:

Ricore: Instant drink made with coffee and chicory; add hot milk for a special café au lait.

Leroux: Instant drink with chicory; the drink has a full flavor, a smooth texture and no caffeine. The drink is delicious alone or mixed with coffee or hot chocolate. This is a five-star alternative to coffee.

Voison Instant Chocolate: Made entirely of all-natual cocoa and sugar

L’Ancienne Instant Chocolate: Fine powdered French chocolate with sugar and Bourbon vanilla, the cocoa is rich and thick and unforgettable.

All of these are available with the discount above.


Holiday Delivery Suggested Deadlines

Order by Friday, December 8th to be assured of delivery by December 25th without paying for expedited shipping.


Thanksgiving Day Serving Idea

If you are entertaining guests this week, try offering an open coffee bar. Make both regular and decaf coffee available, stock the table with cups, spoons and a variety of stir-in options. Any one, two or all of these are great complements to coffee and hot cocoa:

Kahlua, Frangelico, Chambord, Whiskey, Cognac
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Whipped Cream
Tiny chocolates
Cinnamon
Flavored creamers
Flavored syrups
Cinnamon
Orange peel


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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
www.enjoybettercoffee.com

Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt. Warren G. Harding. Famke Janssen.

You won’t believe what these people have in common!

Dutch-American-Heritage-Clogs-Blue-300But first, let’s talk about Dutch-American Heritage Day, which is November 16, 2017. It was in 1991 when the U.S. Congress officially voted to make November 16th as Dutch-American Heritage Day. President George H.W. Bush decreed the day be a way to celebrate the 200 years of friendship between the U.S. and the Netherlands. Did you know that the Netherlands was one of the first countries to recognize the U.S. as an independent country? Events are held in cities across America: Holland, Michigan; Houston, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Seattle, Washington, among many others.

famke-janssen-cr-250This year, a gala is being held in Los Angeles on the 16th to honor Famke Janssen, a Dutch actress, director, and former fashion model. Born in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, Janssen moved to New York city to attend Columbia University. She has worked for organizations that raise animal rights awareness, set international drugs and crime policies, and most recently to raise awareness about animal poaching. Proceeds from the gala will help fund education and research for cancer and for Dutch studies at two California universities.


Celebrate Dutch-American Heritage Day and the deliciousness that is Douwe Egberts by getting 15% off all Douwe Egberts products on www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: DUTCH15

*Discount valid from 11/12/17 through 11:59 PM EST 11/14/17 at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com for Douwe Egberts products with no minimum order. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale Douwe Egberts products.

Douwe Egberts On Special Sale

We have several Douwe Egberts coffees that are on sale, and still available for the discount above. You should check out these really great deals!

DE-Dessert-WB-Advert-NL-250Douwe Egberts Aroma Rood Dessert ground coffee is mild, smooth and delicate. Just like all Douwe Egberts coffee, the aroma is delicious!

Douwe Egberts Aroma Rood Whole Beans make a mild and sweet coffee. This coffee is drunk every day in Europe.

Douwe Egberts Excellent Aroma Whole Beans make a dark-roasted coffee, full-bodied and smooth.


Ordering Deadlines

Our suggested ordering deadlines can help ensure that you receive your order when you want it. If you are ordering for Thanksgiving, please order today, or consider using one of our expedited shipping methods.

In December, to get your order by the 25th without paying for a quicker delivery, please have your order in by December 8, 2017.


So what do those presidents and actors have in common?

Dutch-HeritageThey are all of Dutch heritage. Other famous people of Dutch descent include: Rebecca Romijn, Chalize Theron, Anderson Cooper, Greta Van Susteren, and Odell Beckham Jr. The list goes on and on! The Dutch and America do share a special relationship.


Coffee In The News

Coffee With Bling

Glitter-Gold-Latte-200Golden glitter lattes are the next bling thing. A café in the West Midlands, UK, debuted golden glitter lattes. The non-toxic glitter is able to be used in food and drink, and apparently leaves you with a shiny lip gloss too. A café in Mumbai, India, is doing the same thing, with their “Diamond and Gold Cappuccino.”


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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com

9 Ways Lavazza Is Great To Drink

At Enjoy Better Coffee, we love all European coffee, but there is something special about Italian coffee. Maybe it is the rich flavor of espresso, or maybe drinking a cup takes you to away to people-watch at one of the many piazze, or quite possibly, it is having all of that in the comfort of your own home!

We love Lavazza coffee, and we know you will too. Read on, and you will want to buy Lavazza, and save at the same time!

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Why buy Lavazza? Let us count the ways.

1. Lavazza is ranked #1 in the Italian retail coffee market. It’s known as “Italy’s Favorite Coffee.”

2. The fourth generation of the Lavazza family is still involved in the family coffee business.

3. Lavazza is the official coffee of professional tennis’s Grand Slams, the 4 major annual competitions. Five and a half million tennis fans can’t be wrong.

4. Lavazza, as part of ongoing efforts for sustainability in the coffee industry, sponsored the production and release of 2 documentaries on the last Earth Day, with themes relating to their annual calendars.

5. Speaking of their annual calendars, these works of art by internationally-renowned photographers, are beautiful, sought-after and collectible.

6. Lavazza worked with NASA on building and sending an espresso machine to the International Space Station. The machine is called the ISSpresso.

7. To further knowledge of coffee, the company created the Lavazza Training Center. Students learn about and experience Italian coffee culture. The two departments in the center are The Espresso School and The Coffee Design School.

8. As one of the first roasters to ‘blend’ coffee bean types, Lavazza’s unique combinations became popular sellers.

9. EnjoyBetterCoffee.com is giving you 15% off your order of Lavazza products with no minimum order!


Get in on this deal today by ordering Lavazza at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: LAVAZZA15

*Discount valid from 11/05/17 through 11:59 p.m. EST 11/07/17 with no minimum order on Lavazza products only at http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.

P.S. Has “falling back” left you feeling groggy? Lavazza has some fantastic coffees to help wake you up now that Daylight Saving Time has ended!


So Many Choices from Lavazza…

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Here’s more about some of our personal favorites from Lavazza. You can’t go wrong with any of them. You’ll thank us later.

From the Lavazza whole bean range, try Lavazza Gran Crema Espresso is a 40/60 Arabica and Robusta beans. The coffee is rich, intense and full-bodied, with a velvety crema. This blend makes delicious coffee drinks.

Lavazza Qualita Rossa whole beans are 70/30 Robusta and Arabica beans, a superb combination of African and Brazilian beans, blended to produce a full and rich taste and aroma. This coffee works wonderfully with milk, so enjoy it with breakfast.

Lavazza Top Class Espresso is a 50/50 blend of Arabica and Robusta beans. Full-bodied, rich with an excellent crema, its full, sweet aroma all work together to make a perfect espresso blend. It tastes great with milk too.

Lavazza’s ground range includes Lavazza Espresso Bar, a premium blend of beans sourced from around the world. This coffee is full-bodied, rich and complex. Try Lavazza in Blu, with 100% Arabica beans, which is a home version of Lavazza espresso as sold in many cafes. Medium bodied, this works best for espresso makers and espresso drinks.

Whatever you try, you’re getting a great deal on this quality Italian coffee. If you already love Lavazza, then use the discount above to stock up!


Early Holiday Announcement

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We are happy to let you know that we have Fed-Ex 2 Day and Standard Overnight shipping options available so you don’t have to wait long to get your Italian espresso (or any of our high-quality coffee)! Choose these options at Checkout.

 


Coffee In The News

Sour Coffee Ale Combines Two Delicious Worlds

The company behind Fat Tire Belgian Ale has released a special brew named Geisha Sour Ale. The concoction is a blend of Panama Geisha coffee with one of the company’s award-winning sour ales. While the sour ale has been available for a couple decades, the company decided to find ways to present that beer, and others, in new and unique ways. The coffee makes the drink silky and rich while the ale gives a bright note. While the company acknowledges that this is the most expensive beer they have ever made, a portion of the proceeds will go to a grant that will help distribute climate resistant coffee types to smaller coffee farmers around the world.


 

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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com

A Special Deal for Special European Coffee

JJ-Darboven-Twitter-Advert-YayEnjoy Better Coffee has the best of European coffee. This week, we highlight four unique coffees, all available from a premier coffee distributor, J.J. Darboven.

We know you will like any and all of these coffees, so we are offering 15% off your order of IDEE, Eilles, Mozart and Movenpick, no minimum required.*

Please Use Coupon Code: JJDRBVN15

*Discount valid from 10/22/17 through 11:59 p.m. EDT 10/24/17 with no minimum order on IDEE, Eilles, Movenpick, and Mozart products only at www.enjoybettercoffee.com. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products.

You Have To Try These Brands!

Let’s start with IDEE Kaffee, a wonderfully mild classic coffee, since it is a best-seller. The roasting process IDEE uses eliminates any undesirable elements with the beans prior to roasting, reducing bitter flavors that may result from standard roasting. IDEE Kaffee is made with 100% Arabica beans. This combination of high-quality beans and gentle roasting results in a mild tasting coffee, with higher caffeine content. It is easy on the stomach while still tasting delicious. We have IDEE Kaffee in ground and Gold Express Instant coffee. Both are balanced and aromatic coffees.

Eilles Kaffee, another specialty roaster, is from Germany. Created from a distinctive and special blend of beans, Eilles Kaffee uses beans grown in the highlands, which assures a high-quality coffee. For more than 130 years, Eilles Kaffee has been the preferred brand in Germany. In fact, Bavarian King Ludwig II served only Eilles coffee at his court during his reign in the late 1800s. We have Eilles Kaffee Gourmet in ground, whole beans and instant. This coffee has unique flavors with a delicate and mellow taste and aroma. Try Eilles Kaffee Arabica in ground, made from 100% Arabica beans. The coffee is delicate and mild, with fruit and citrus notes. Eilles Kaffee is packaged in beautiful blue and gold, which evokes a royal court.

From Austria, we have a coffee named after its most famous son, Mozart. Mozart Kaffee is an elegant composition of flavors, notes and aroma. Try Mozart Kaffee Mild ground coffee, a well-balanced, delicious full-bodied coffee. We also have Mozart Kaffee Intensive coffee, available in ground and instant, which has a powerful aroma and taste.

We have saved the best for last! Movenpick is from Switzerland, this coffee is roasted gently and carefully using an original Swiss recipe. Der Himmlische coffee comes in ground, whole beans and instant, taking high-altitude beans from around the world, giving the coffee a wonderful aroma and distinctive taste.

We also have Movenpick Espresso whole beans, which has a rich and strong taste and aroma, it makes the best espresso and espresso drinks. In fact, we are overstocked on Movenpick Espresso whole beans, so we cut the price even more, and are making them available for the weekly discount. You can’t miss out on this deal, so order today!

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More About JJ Darboven

Johann J. Darboven founded a company in 1866 in Hamburg, Germany. As an innovator, he pioneered delivering roasted coffee in bags to his customers. Within a few years, he earned recognition for his 100+ varieties of coffee at an international horticultural exhibition. A generation later, his sons successfully marketed a coffee under the brand name IDEE (Idea). IDEE was (and still is) produced with a special refining process developed by the Hygienic Institute in Hamburg. The beans are treated to reduce irritants and bitter flavors while preserving the taste, and the caffeine of the coffee. The coffee was (and still is) extremely popular in Germany, and is today J.J.Darboven’s flagship product. The 1930’s found the company expanding into catering, then later into other countries. During the 60’s, one of the earliest coffee commercials shown on TV was for IDEE Kaffee. During the last few decades, J.J.Darboven has grown to include the brands described above. The company is still run by a fourth generation Darboven.


Coffee In The News

Rare Beans and An Exotic Formula Jack Up Coffee Prices at Some Cafes

In New York City, coffee shops abound. But at a Michelin-starred restaurant on Madison Park, that cup of coffee will cost $24. The restaurant’s coffee director will prepare the coffee tableside, using a dripper brewer (think amped-up Chemex coffee maker), all while timing the 3 stages of preparation carefully. The coffee used is a rare variety of beans from Colombia, and is described as having a creamy texture like dough or yogurt. The flavor is compared to blueberry pie. Another café we mentioned in a previous newsletter uses a machine that costs over $13k to prepare the $18 cup of coffee. Yet another coffee importer sells varieties of beans that are a steal at $100 a pound. We say OUCH! You can get any of our delicious coffees to brew at home – you can even grind your own beans if you prefer – and enjoy flavorful coffee for a great low price.


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

Phone: 800 582 6617
support@enjoybettercoffee.com
http://www.enjoybettercoffee.com

Stay in Amsterdam, But Visit These Places

There is so much more to the Netherlands, home of Douwe Egberts. Today, we will highlight a few other cities in Holland that are travel-worthy, and of course, always serving Douwe Egberts at the best spots!

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Amsterdam is the 13th most-visited city in Europe by overnight tourists, but trust us when we say it is not the only place to visit if you are in the Netherlands for a day.

For instance, Rotterdam is the second-largest city, and has a very modern look and feel since being rebuilt after WW II. The unusual and innovative architecture includes floating houses, offices and a farm; an artistic cabled bridge nicknamed “The Swan”; the Art Nouveau Witte Huis (White House); the Markthal, a ginormous market hall with a ceiling that in itself is a work of art (see below); and, for something really on the nose, the Cool District, lined with eclectic shops and restaurants.

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If you love quaint, then you must stop in Delft. Home to the classic blue-and-white ceramics crafted in the area since the 1600’s, the original intent of the work was to emulate Chinese porcelain. Shops line the canals with a range of Delftware and other souvenirs. The town once served as the base of the ruling House of Orange, and you can visit the ancestral family church, Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), which overlooks the town’s market square. The gothic tower of the church stands over the tombs of the princes and princesses of the House of Orange.

Visit The Hague to see the seat of the Netherlands’ government and home to the royal family. The Hague is a center of global business too, so many expats live there. You’ll find a vast culinary scene influenced by the many home countries of the residents and several museums, all outstanding in their own right. See the Royal Picture Gallery, the world’s largest Mondrian collection, a spectacular private car collection, and of course, the history of the city and its people.

Full moon over the Hofvijver - The Hague, The Netherlands


We love the Netherlands, and you will too. Enjoy a taste of the country with Douwe Egberts. Right now, get 15% off all of our Douwe Egberts and Senseo products at http://www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: NETHERLANDS

*Discount valid from 10/15/17 through 11:59 PM EDT 10/17/17 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com for Douwe Egberts products with no minimum order. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale Douwe Egberts and Senseo products.

You Can’t Beat Our Prices on Whole Beans…

But you can grind the beans to brew a delicious coffee. Here are our favorite whole bean options from Douwe Egberts. The prices are already a good deal. Add in the discount and you can really save on a great coffee that you can drink every day.

We have three of Douwe Egberts best roasts in whole bean: Excellent Aroma, Mocca Aroma and Aroma Rood.

DE-WB-Advert-NL-Order-250CRExcellent Aroma is a medium/dark roasted coffee. It has an intense taste, yet is very smooth.

Mocca Aroma is a rich blend with an enticing aroma, and a strong body.

Aroma Rood smells delicious, has a full body, with spicy notes.

Try all 3 of these in the Douwe Egberts Whole Bean Variety Package. We even throw in a coffee scoop! This deal is a good buy made even better with the discount above.

Coffee In The News

Self-Driving Car Gets Insured

We recently wrote about the first group of shared self-driving cars being planned for use in the Netherlands. Now the first car insurance company in the Netherlands has stepped up to insure the self-drivers. The company is already the largest car insurer in the country, and predicts this new plan will turn the car insurance market on its head. That is, insurance premiums will no longer be based on accident history. Plans include remediation for the electronics and software used in the car when accidents occur.