What Is Meant By Gourmet Coffee?

Posted by Southwest Beverages on 7/13/2015
What Is Meant By Gourmet Coffee?We often hear the term, “gourmet coffee”, but what actually is meant by “gourmet coffee”?Ask any connoisseur, aficionado or master brewer who markets coffee and they may tell you gourmet coffee is a stimulating drink created from coffee beans found in exotic shrubs or trees grown in the tropics of Asia or African countries. They might also try and convince you that “gourmet coffee” should demand a premium price citing the coffee’s unique preparation process of drying, grounding or roasting the bean to crate a highly unique flavor.

The fact of the matter is gourmet coffee is a subjective term, which has no affiliation with where coffee comes from, how it is processed or containing any “super flavor characteristics”. Gourmet coffee is merely a term associated with one’s perception of a superior quality coffee.

Southwest Beverages defines its Kemosabe flavored coffee as “gourmet coffee” because it contains the best quality ingredients all made in America. 

    1. dry mix beveragesWritten by Bob Jenkins, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Beverages®

      Bob has had the privilege of working for some of America's largest and well run public and private companies, including Philip Morris, Canada Dry, Dr Pepper, Cadbury Schweppes, Snapple Beverage Corporation, Tasker Capital Corp. and The Water Club and River Cafe - two of New York's finest fine dining restaurants. He has worked in various capacities as Finance Manager, Controller, Director of Finance, Vice President Finance & Administration, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and Treasurer.

      Bob holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.

      Southwest Beverages® is a manufacturer and marketer of two brands of premium quality dry mix beverages: Sippity® hot-cocoa mix and Kemosabe® gourmet flavored coffee. All Southwest Beverages® products are uniquely blended flavors that contain all the ingredients necessary for you to enjoy the ultimate hot beverage experience. Simply add water and stir-then sip, savor and enjoy.

      For more information, please visit www.southwestbeverages.com.

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