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  • Maple Cinnamon Latte

    Maple Cinnamon Latte

    Ingredients ¾ cup milk* ½ cup coffee (brewed as strong as you like) 1 - 11/2 Tbsp maple syrup ¼ tsp cinnamon, plus more for garnish Cinnamon stick, for garnish (optional) Instructions Pour milk into a medium-sized mason jar and screw on the lid. Shake for 10-15 seconds until foam starts to form at the top. Remove lid and microwave jar for about 45 seconds or until milk is hot to the touch and foamy. Keep an eye on the milk as you microwave to keep it from bubbling. Pour hot coffee into a mug and stir in the maple...

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  • Salted  Caramel Pumpkin Latte

    Salted Caramel Pumpkin Latte

    This fall season enjoy a cup of freshly brewed Salted  Caramel Pumpkin Latte. Be your own barista from your kitchen table. Among most of the recipes we tried we thought this not only fits the season but absolutely delicious. Ingredients 2 cups fat free milk 1/4 cup canned pumpkin 6 Tablespoons caramel ice cream topping, divided 2 Tablespoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 cup strong brewed  734 coffee 1/2 cup Cool Whip coarse ground sea salt Instructions In a small saucepan, combine the milk, pumpkin, 4 Tablespoons caramel, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir until the mixture comes...

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  • 7 things you didn’t know about 734 The meaning behind 734

    7 things you didn’t know about 734 The meaning behind 734

    As 734 Coffee lovers, you may already know that our name stands for the geographical coordinates of the Gambela refugee camp in Ethiopia. However, the full coordinates are 7.9220° N, 34.1532° E, so you can imagine that there is more to the name! Here are seven things that encompass those three digits: 1 Time of the day: We all love coffee, and we know that when you drink your coffee is key for optimum effect! In South Sudan from 7 A.M to 7.30 A.M is the typical time to drink your first cup of coffee. So it only made sense...

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  • You Are What You Buy: Conscious Consumerism

    You Are What You Buy: Conscious Consumerism

    They say you are what you eat, and you normally buy what you eat, right? So that means that you are what you buy!  Before the 1700’s the world was economically stagnant. The majority of people lived in what we consider poverty today with just enough income for food and housing. However, during the 17th century, Western Europe experienced an economic boom and as a result, people started to have larger expendable incomes. This increased spending across Western Europe and further bolstered the economy. Thus, consumerism was born.  Consumerism is the theory that a country that uses goods and services...

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  • Pouring Hope Cafe

    Pouring Hope Cafe

    After a coincidental encounter with Austin Hecker, a teacher at the Randolph Elementary School, Austin invited Manyang & 734 Coffee to one of her classes to share his story and mission to tackle issues faced by refugees. Schools such as Randolph Elementary School are at the center of education; education has been the pedestal of development and breakthrough in all societies, making them an indispensable tool in the advancement of humanitarian work. Manyang’s visit to the school inspired the teachers as well as the students to help contribute to the cause. One semester, the students with the help of their...

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  • Arabica vs Robusta , which coffee bean wins?!

    Arabica vs Robusta , which coffee bean wins?!

    Most coffee lovers have, at least once in their lives, been asked the million-dollar question: “Arabica or Robusta?” With over 100 species, coffee is the most consumed beverage in the world. Yet, Robusta and Arabica are the most memorable. Even though Arabica and Robusta differ in taste, growing environments, and quality; the competition between the two coffee strains is fierce. Robusta is the second most popular coffee in the world and makes up approximately 40% of the world’s coffee production. Robusta is a hearty coffee plant with twice as much caffeine as Arabica. Since caffeine is toxic to bugs, Robusta...

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