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News ReleaseFor Immediate Release Transcend Coffee Opens New Coffee Bar in historic Mercer Warehouse Edmonton, AB – Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – Transcend Coffee Corp.—an Edmonton based coffee importer, roaster, retailer, wholesaler and educator—today announced the Grande Opening of its newest cafe in the historic Mercer Warehouse building, slated to be held on Thursday October 30, 2014. To celebrate the Grande Opening, the Transcend [...]
The owner of Finca Miramundo, Javier Fernandez, purchased his farm 3 years ago. At the time the farm was in poor shape so Javier looked to his close friend Luis Pedro Zelaya to provide advice on how to recover the land. Together they made many improvements, and strive to increase the quality of production. Together [...]
From the Huila Department in Southern Colombia, comes an intriguing new coffee,Oporapa de Huila. This is a combined lot from two farmers - Jhon Freddy Chavarro and Jorge Henario Claros, both growing Caturra at altitudes of around 1,600 meters above sea level. This coffee is pretty different than many of our coffees recently. It has [...]
At Transcend, we really love espresso. I hope that's clear if you've read this blog for a while, or if you've ever had the chance to visit one of our cafes. From our rigorous barista training program, to constant quality control checks and evaluation of roast profiles, we put a ton of work into making [...]
We are looking for a detail oriented, enthusiastic individual to assist our roastery team- 30-40 hours /week Monday to Thursday (occasionally Friday), predominately assisting with production by bagging coffee. As a roastery assistant you will also be able to learn about the art of coffee roasting and participate in weekly tasting exercise. Please note this [...]
This past spring, Josh visited Ricardo Perez Barrantes' Santa Lucia farm in Costa Rica. Here are some of his best pics with captions so you can get a good sense of what the farm and the operation is like at Santa Lucia. Enjoy! Workers harvesting coffee cherries at Santa Lucia. Josh helping at harvest time. Beautifully harvested ripe coffee [...]
La JoyaWe've been buying coffee from Edwin Alvarado's La Joya mill for four years now. Every time we visit, we're impressed by how organized and clean his small mill is. We believe that dedication shows in the consistent sweetness and clarity in the cup.No coffee was being milled during my visit this year, so we got a [...]