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We here at Capitano like to think of the world of coffee not as a static range of cultivated land that lies between Cancer and Capricorn, but instead as a botanically differentiated region whose crop originated in Ethiopia over a thousand years ago. Since then, coffee has moved to the middle east, to India and Indonesia, then to the New World, and finally, back to Africa and Kenya as a domesticated, genetically modified product. This journey is our journey as coffee specialists, a journey back to coffee’s birthplace.Hello John!

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Lomo Llanadas

In Colombia, Cristina Garces - daughter of the country’s largest coffee producer, has embarked on a mission. She has begun to encourage the small farmers in the Concordia region to improve processing practices and to keep their lots separate for sale rather than selling them into the commodity market for bulking and anonymous export. Some of the resulting small lots are being carried by Novo Coffee in an effort to support Cristina and the Concordia farmers’ great work.


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Capitano Coffee offers a connection to origin with each coffee experience. Our coffee buyers have demonstrated a special ability to discover truly wonderful and distinctive coffees. We roast our coffee and present it to the consumer in such a way that the differences and subtleties between roasts are as apparent as the nuances found in wine. These diverse flavors lead to a deeper discovery of coffee origins, the people who grow and harvest the cherries, the cultures that exist where the coffees are cultivated, and the economic relationships that are formed with each and every coffee purchase.

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We've recently launched a new, monthly newsletter for fans of our coffee or anyone interested in all things Capitano. We'll be giving reviews of the latest coffee machines, introducing new beans and roasts, sharing stories from our coffee travelers and most importantly - sharing discounts and special offers with you - the Capitano family. We won't share you're email address with anyone else, and we won't send you any other emails - no spam.

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Latest News

We won coffee maker of the year10-Mar-2010

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New Panamanian Flavors18-Jan-2010

Attention coffee lovers! These new flavors are guaranteed to knock your socks off. Four brand new im..

Decaf that doesn't taste like Decaf05-Jan-2010

Its true - we have found it! Our new decaf will fool everyone, and now we can offer it to you direct..

New packaging and sizes09-Dec-2009

To all our customers who arent able to try every variety they would like - we have been listening, a..

Capitano Voted Best of Westword19-Nov-2009

Not long ago, it would have been obscene for ritzy restaurant menus to name-drop their brand of coff..

Did you know?

Germany is the world's second largest consumer of coffee in terms of volume at 16 pounds per person.

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