Caffeine Health Benefit
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Caffeine Health Benefit

In the next few posts we will be highlighting health benefits relating to caffeine. Caffeine Reduces Kidney Stone Risk. In a large 217,883 person study, those that consumed caffeine from any source had less kidney stone formation than those that did not consume caffeine. The researchers believe that this is because caffeine makes urine more […]

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Coffee Under Serious Threat
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Coffee Under Serious Threat

If temperatures warm at expected rates, 80 percent of land in parts of Brazil and Central America currently used to grow the most popular type of coffee, Arabica, will become unsuitable to the crop by 2050, according to research by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture. Globally a 50 percent decline is predicted over the same period. The most […]

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Coffee is good for the tummy.
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Coffee is good for the tummy.

If you love wine or coffee, you are in luck, say new findings from researchers at the University of Groningen in Netherlands. Drinking such beverages has been shown to lead to healthier and more diverse microbes in your gut. “In total we found 60 dietary factors that influence diversity,” said one of the authors of the […]

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Coffee Futures
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Coffee Futures – Robusta and Arabica, Post Gains

Both Robusta and Arabica coffee futures posted gains on Thursday, but the different coffee varietals have seen different overall performances as of late. Robusta futures gained 2% on Thursday to hit $1,617 per ton, and earlier in the session hit the highest price-point for a most-active contract since last November. Arabica coffee futures gained 1.5% […]

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Fairtrade Coffee Lovers Unite Across the Globe
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Fairtrade Coffee Lovers Unite Across the Globe

May 13th – 15th The first global World Fairtrade Coffee Challenge, where coffee lovers around the world are being urged to get together to drink a record amount of Fairtrade coffee and show their support for farmers hit by climate change. The goal is to achieve a record number of cups of Fairtrade coffee drunk […]

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We love Antidote Coffee!
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We love Antidote Coffee!

Antidote Coffee is among the most beloved coffee shops in Houston, and one of our favorite customers! They have been with us from the get-go, and are a big supporters of Big Bend Coffee Roasters. On any given day, visitors to their cheery digs can choose from 17 different beans and blends of our finest brewed […]

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The Garage is ONE
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The Garage is ONE

This weekend, The Garage Coffee, Music, & More in Fort Stockton celebrates it’s one year anniversary! We’re so proud to be part of the team, providing the coffee that is the life blood of this fun establishment. Renee Gaylor, who co-owns this hot rod-themed shop describes their mission like this: “We were tired of big chain […]

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More Money Raised for Rainbow Room!
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More Money Raised for Rainbow Room!

Those of you who purchased our best-selling Big Blend of Texas in August helped us raise $480 for the Tri-County Child Welfare Board Rainbow Room Project. Three time a year we donate 10% of the sales for a whole month of this delicious favorite to help provide needed items for children who are receiving help from […]

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Child Welfare Board Names Joe Williams Outstanding Community Resource
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Child Welfare Board Names Joe Williams Outstanding Community Resource

Each year the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards accepts statewide nominations from Regional Councils for  individuals and organizations whose accomplishments positively impact local foster care communities. Big Bend Coffee Roasters’ owner Joe Williams was  selected by the TCCWB Awards Committee as their ‘Outstanding Community Resource’, and was honored on Friday, September 11th during an awards luncheon in […]

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Congrats Doug
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Congrats Doug & Phillip!

Two of our favorite West Texas customers were joined together this past weekend! Doug, the manager of Frama coffee shop in Marfa wed his longtime companion Phillip, who runs the Grand Companions Thrift Store in Fort Davis where they sell our special Rescue Blend to benefit homeless dogs & cats in the Big Bend area. […]

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