September 2013

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Barista girls Sarah, Alice, Vanessa, and Lauren adventured up to Los Angeles for the Western Food Expo to watch the Barista Espresso Competition and tried out a couple competitors cafes! So much fun! Our vendor, Curtis that supplies us with incredible brewing equipment, helped sponsor our staffers on their adventure.  Thanks Curtis!

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Wondering about the QR codes that now show up on all of our bags of coffee?  Now with your smart phone you are able to scan your bag of coffee to learn more about the farm it was produced from!

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Another juicing recipe…

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Blueberry and Green Tea Smoothie

1/2 cup frozen blueberries
2 cups Cafe Virtuoso green tea – jasmine or green sencha
1 tablespoon agave nectar

1. Divide blueberries between compartments of an ice cube tray. Fill with green tea and freeze.
2. Puree in blender with remaining green tea and agave.

Serves 2. Per serving: 50 calories; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g unsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 13 g carbs; 0 mg sodium; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber.

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