For Lavazza, A New Year Means A New Calendar

Lavazza Annual Calendar Shows Nature As Art

Happy 2019!

For our first newsletter of the year, we are highlighting a customer favorite, Lavazza. It’s one of the best Italian coffees available. Period.

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With Lavazza, the new year brings their very famous, very coveted and very beautiful calendar! The theme for 2019 is “Good To Earth,” a project that covered four continents, six countries and six artists’ works, all photographed by Ami Vitale, an American photojournalist. The six artists each created a nature art installation that Vitale then photographed. One example: a 16’ x 10’ painting of a beautiful water bird surrounded by mangroves is placed at a narrowing of a river, itself surrounded by mangroves. In another installation, two children peak out from under a multilevel glacier, almost as if it were a white “sheet fort” they had built. In addition to the art installation photos, Vitale also documents in pictures efforts that are good to the earth and in the same regions as each art installation.


The annual Lavazza calendar is always a big hit. So is their coffee – delicious, Italian coffee, and we have a full range of Lavazza coffee products. So for the next 2 days, get 15% off your order with no minimum required at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: LAVAZZA15

*Discount valid from 1/6/19 through 11:59PM ET on 1/8/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for Lavazza products. 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.

Lavazza Coffee: Heaven in a Cup

It’s Lavazza’s first advertising slogan, and it’s so true. Check out what we are drinking from Lavazza.

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We have a great range of ground coffee from Lavazza, from Crema E Gusto (dark and full), to Qualita Oro (medium roast), to Blu (medium roast), which is velvety and used in Lavazza coffee bars around the world. We also have Lavazza espresso ground in cans, plus a Premium House Blend that you can drink anytime.

Lavazza makes 2 special single origin coffees: Santa Marta, with beans grown on a mountain, is balanced and sweet while Kilimanjaro is grown in volcanic soil in a tropical forest and has hints of cherry.

We carry several whole beans from Lavazza too. From the economically-priced Qualita Rossa in whole beans (full, velvety with chocolate notes) to the Gold Selection Espresso (full-bodied with a strong crema), and several others in between, you won’t be disappointed by any of them!

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For those who love Nespresso (and who doesn’t??!!), we have 7 roasts to get your Nespresso machine rocking! We have intense flavors in Vigoroso, Deciso, and Armonico capsules to the subtle flavors of Delicato, Avvolgente, and Leggero capsules. We also have a decaffeinated version. If you can’t decide, try the Lavazza Nespresso Capsule Variety Pack, which includes the first four roasts mentioned above. With Lavazza, you won’t be disappointed. Use the discount above, and you’ll really save.


Lavazza In The News

Comedians in Cars Get Lavazza Coffee

lv-cicOne of the latest commercials from Lavazza shows highlights from the Jerry Seinfeld vehicle “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee,” all with Lavazza subtly intertwined into the shots – the making of espresso in the café, drinking coffee in the café or in the car. In fact, in the last shot of the commercial, Jerry is seen sipping Lavazza from the white and blue Lavazza-emblazoned cup and saucer while driving his red Ferrari down a country road. Luckily, a barista is able to grab the cup and saucer from Jerry just as he speeds down the road and off into the sunset.


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

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It’s January 1 2019!

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

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Your New Year’s Resolution: Enjoy Better Coffee ☕🎇🎉

Ringing In The New Year With Coffee and Cheer!

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Tomorrow evening and the following day are big party days – the evening welcomes 2019, and the next day is filled with parades, football and more snacking!

This week, we have a few tips and tricks to include coffee in the festivities.


In the meantime, take advantage of our weekly deal and get 15% off your order of $30 or more.*

Please Use Coupon Code: NEWYEAR15

*Discount valid from 12/30/18 through 11:59PM ET on 1/1/19 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.

Please note that our offices will be closed from December 29nd through January 1st. We will be available at 800.582.6617 on Wednesday January 2nd through Friday January 4th 9AM-5PM ET this week.


Must Have Coffee

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Not just our first words in the morning, coffee is also a great idea for a party. Whether you have just a few guests or dozens, be sure you offer coffee to your guests. Some people (like us) love good coffee any time of the day; for others, it will be appreciated later in the evening. Offer both decaf and regular, and hot water available for instant drinks and hot cocoa.

Surround the carafes holding the liquids with different sized-cups, spoons and all the stir-ins you can find. Try simple flavors such as:

  • Small chocolate candies (kisses in many flavors; Andes)
  • Flavored syrups
  • Hot cocoa mix (add a spoonful to coffee – yum!)
  • Good instant coffee
  • Raw sugar
  • Real cream
  • Candy canes
  • Whipped cream
  • Candied orange peel
  • Mini marshmallows
  • Assorted teas
  • Flavored creamers
  • Spices: Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Lavender, Cloves (to name a few)
  • For Adults only: Kahlua, Frangelico, Chambord, Whiskey, Cognac

You can be as elaborate or as uncomplicated as you want. You may already have a lot of potential add-ins in your pantry.

Speaking of keeping things simple…


Coffee-Related Appetizers

Coffee makes a delicious BBQ sauce or rub. Serve grilled or broiled pieces of steak, chicken or pork, cut into chunks or strips, on skewers, or prepare (or buy) chicken wings, with a selection of BBQ sauces alongside for dipping. Add a coffee BBQ sauce to baked beans, shredded meat sliders, or for meatballs or sliced sausages in the crockpot.

Here’s an easy coffee BBQ sauce recipe:

Ingredients

  • Coffee-bbq-sauce1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 2 Tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1½ tsp black pepper
  • 1½ Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ tsp low-sodium soy sauce

Directions

  1. Combine ketchup, coffee, brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder and chili powder in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in black pepper, balsamic vinegar, and soy sauce.
  3. Store in the refrigerator. Can be made in advance.

Serving Adult Beverages?

A coffee martini is a real treat!

Espresso Martini

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  • 1.5 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz espresso

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass.

Here’s to a wonderful New Year’s Eve celebration!
Goodbye 2018
Hello 2019!


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

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Holiday Traditions Across the Globe

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Over the next two days, billions of people across the globe will pause their usual work and take part in a special event wherever they are. Perhaps that event is a religious church service. Or maybe it’s a particular meal with family or friends. Or maybe it’s just taking some time on your own to read or reflect.

Just as the holidays here are filled with traditional activities, so too are the cities and towns across Europe, and beyond, as people prepare for and carry out their seasonal rituals. Because EnjoyBetterCoffee.com has the best of European coffee made for the European market, we thought you would enjoy knowing a bit about some of the traditions of the countries that produce our most popular coffees.


But first, here’s our special deal for the holiday:

We’ll take 15% off your order of $30 or more of our products on our site when you order by Wednesday, December 26!*

Please Use Coupon Code: HOLIDAY15

*Discount valid through 11:59PM ET on 12/26/18 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? Please note that our offices will be closed from December 22nd through December 25th. We will be available at 800.582.6617 on Wednesday December 26th through Friday December 28th 9AM-5PM ET this week.


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sauna-210pxChristmas Eve starts early in Finland (it will be dark by 3pm that day), so breakfast is a traditional rice porridge and plum fruit juice. Between morning and the early evening, traditional activities include decorating the tree, taking a sauna, and visiting the graves of family members to leave a candle-lit lantern at the site.

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Christmas Eve is also very important in Sweden. The main meal that day will be a buffet served at lunchtime. There will be lots of fish: cured, smoked and pickled, and served in many different ways. Ham is special, along with turkey, roast beef, pate, salads, breads, sausages, cabbage rolls, pigs’ feet, and many potato- and cabbage-based side dishes. Pastries and cookies are served as dessert.
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Silent-Night-crAustrians speak a dialect of German, so “Merry Christmas” is the same in Austria, Germany and, as it happens, in Switzerland. The big holiday tradition starts on Christmas Eve, when the tree is lit for the first time, and everyone sings carols around the bright tree. “Silent Night” is the most traditional carol, perhaps because it was written in Austria in the early 1800’s.

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7fishes-ITIn Italy, Christmas Eve finds family and friends enjoying “The Feast of the Seven Fishes” which of course includes 7 courses of fish (think eel, smelts, clams, mussels, and shrimp, to name a few).

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Stollen-cropThe Christmas tree itself is a big part of the holiday celebrations in Germany. You may already know that tree decorating as a Christmas tradition began in Germany, and was brought to England by Prince Albert, who married Queen Victoria of England in the 1800’s. A traditional treat for this time of year is stollen, bread with dried fruits, nuts, spices and icing.

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Yule-Log-CropIn Provence, France, the Christmas Eve meal is followed by Thirteen Desserts. It’s most important to have 13 offerings rather than have any specific treat. Across France, though, nothing beats the popularity of the Yule Log cake. Decorated with frosting, marzipan and cream meant to look just like a log, right down to the bark and mushrooms growing alongside, the cake is adorned with red and green holly to emphasize the season.

Most importantly, the one thing that all these countries have in common is simple: Coffee is served with the meal and/or dessert.

Try any of our coffees from these countries or beyond – Look under Coffee By Type, where we have grouped coffees by country.

Go ahead, treat yourself to some fresh European coffee and use the discount above. Order now!

Have a wonderful holiday week – and next week, look for some coffee-related party tips in our newsletter!


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

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