Dennis A. Amith

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The One about San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee – Chocolate Almond OneCup

I’ve blogged about San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee several times before. With their Dark Chocolate Bar and their famous Fog Chaser, this time I am trying their Chocolate Almond.  And I always mention first, for those who never have read my coffee reviews, I don’t drink things straight, I need my sugar free creamer and I’m good to go. San Francisco Bay Gourmet has done a wonderful job with their coffee, creating OneCup as opposed […]

The One about Starbucks Pike Place Roast K-Cup Coffee

In 1971, the first Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington. The #1 coffee company and coffeehouse chain in the world, Starbucks is best known for putting taste, quality and customer service as priority.  They are also known for popularizing dark roasted coffee. In Seattle is Pike Place Market, one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers markets in the United States.  The public market which overlooks Elliott Bay waterfront, happens to be Seattle’s most popular […]

The One about San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee – Fog Chaser – OneCup

When it comes to the coffee industry, one of the great success stories revolves around the Rogers Family. Back in 1980, Big Jon and Barbara Rogers took over a bankrupt business known as San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee. Keeping it within the family, the Rogers Family would grow their local coffee roasting company into a worldwide coffee roasting and distributing powerhouse. Fastforward to 2016, the Rogers family continues to keep San Francisco Bay Gourmet Coffee […]

The One about Timothy’s World Coffee – German Chocolate Cake

Back in 1975, Timothy and his wife Teresa Snelgrove founded Timothy’s World Coffee, a retailer of premium roasted coffee beans. Originally as a business-school project by Snelgrove while studying at the University of Western Ontario, the business would evolve to selling brewed coffee. In 1986, the company was purchased by Ian and Beck McKinnon and the company expanded to other retail locations and Timothy’s would later become a roaster partner with Keurig and producing single […]

The One about the Green Mountain Coffee – Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Before 1981, entrepreneur Bob Stiller discovered a cup of coffee that he enjoyed so much at a ski resort that it prompted him and a partner to buy a two-thirds stake in the small specialty coffee roasting company in Waitsfield, Vermont. The company produced roasted beans and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters was created. Originally a cafe and store that sold coffee beans, grounds and coffee to the public and restaurants, the company grew during a […]