Somehow it is already Sepetmber! This month, we have chosen a honey processed El Salvador for our coffee of the month. The coffee is produced by JASAL, a family owned operation in Apaneca within the department of Ahuachapan, El Salvador. This bold coffee has notes of cola, toasted nuts, and a subtle pear acidity. Click here to learn more about our monthly offering for September.
We've been gearing up for dealing with shipping delays, container shortages, and port congestion since the beginning of the year. The pandemic has caught up to the shipping market and the shortage of containers is causing delays in the shipment of coffee from the source countries. You likely saw the Evergreen container ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal. This situation only made things worse and brought the issues with the global shipping to the mainstream media.
On our end, we buy coffee far out into the future and we have plenty of coffee...
Happy holidays everyone! Knowing you can get your coffee is important, so we want to make sure you know our hours for the holiday season. Here are the highlights of our closures:
- Wednesday December 23: 7AM-Noon
- Thursday December 24: Closed
- Friday December 25: Closed
- Monday December 28: 7AM-3PM (Closed for lunch Noon-1PM)
- Tuesday December 29: 7AM-3PM (Closed for lunch Noon-1PM)
- Wednesday December 30: 7AM-3PM (Closed for lunch Noon-1PM)
- Thursday December 31: 7AM-12PM
- Friday January 1: Closed
- We will be back to normal "Covid-reduced" business hours on Monday January 4
The following are some pointers to help out:
Happy holidays everyone! Knowing you can get your coffee is important, so we want to make sure you know what guidance we have received from our shipping partners as we approach the holiday shipping crunch.
To receive your packages before Christmas the package must be shipped by the following dates:
- Fedex SmartPost: Dec 9
- Fedex Home Delivery: Dec 15
- Fedex Ground: Dec 15
- Fedex 2 Day Envelope/Box: Dec 22
- USPS Flat Rate Box: Dec 19
Generally, it looks like FedEx and USPS are mostly on time, but there is likely to be a lot of volume flowing through all shipping companies...