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How to Find the Perfect Coffee to Serve at Your Business

by Reed Stevens on October 16

Four people cheersing coffee cups

Don’t Settle for Second Best

Finding the best coffee in the world takes a ton of heavy lifting. Having a nice, warm cup of coffee at work can keep your workers happy and efficient. Huddling around the pot of your office coffee maker can give you a much-needed break to your long day at the office. But as a business, how can you find the best coffee for the office? For finding the best coffee at work, we’ve put together a few tips for how to cultivate the most coveted office coffee maker that brews the best beans.

Providing your workers with the best in-house brew can give your workers the edge they need. And who says you can’t benefit from it too? Follow this guide to know how and where to buy the coffee that’ll increase productivity, keep employees happy, and taste like heaven.

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Go For The “O”

That “O” stands for “organic” and coffee marked organic is going to be some of the best in the world. In fact, coffee that is marked as organic is better for your health, better for the environment, and is better for farmers. Selecting organic coffee for the office will provide the ultimate taste experience, and it’ll keep your employees feeling good. Don’t worry, you can feel good too because you’ve purchased beans from reliable farmers who pay their employees well and protect our planet. The best coffee at work is always handcrafted.

Check Your Labels

The label on a coffee bag can tell you a thousand things, but the two most important things to note are the roast date and the origin. Please for the love of everything holy, don’t buy pre-ground coffee. We’re begging here.

Roast dates let you know when the beans were roasted by the manufacturer. You shouldn’t grab any bags off the shelves that have a roast date of more than two weeks ago. After two weeks, the beans get stale and they’re no longer as fresh. Can’t find the roast date? Don’t be surprised. It’s not on the bag because the manufacturer doesn't want you to know. Do yourself a favor and leave that bag where you found it. We partner with some of the best companies to ensure fresh beans, and you should too.

The origin of coffee is also an important consideration for coffee in the workplace. Sure, there are great coffee beans from all over the world, but the best ones come from a few specific places. Stay on the lookout for these coffee kings:

  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Indonesia
  • Hawaii

Switch It Up

Everybody likes a little variety every now and then. The best office coffee makers shouldn't use the same beans for too long. You can have a few tried and trusted beans, but good coffee at work hinges on variety. This is because your workers will enjoy being surprised with new flavors and aromas drifting through the office space. You can surprise employees who are drinking coffee at work by switching up your beans with the seasons. Additionally, test out new brews every now and then. Have some fun, have a blind taste test or a poll to find the best beans. There’s no reason you can’t involve your employees.

Cheers

We hope you can use some of this knowledge to craft the best coffee at work. If you need some more advice or expertise, speaking to a hot beverage specialist can help. The staff at Bernick’s is trained in all things refreshing and we would love to hear from you. Just click below to speak with a hot beverage specialist. 

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Topics: Hot Beverages, coffee, beverage options, Bernick's Products

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