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Making It Happen with Leo Carreon - Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Making It Happen with Leo Carreon - Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Earlier this summer, Café Ama was gladly surprised when a large coffee order was placed from Chicago, using our amazing ambassador Karina Mendez's code! Someone connected with Café Ama's mission and brand. They ordered our delicious locally sourced coffee for an event and immediately loved the product. This someone was Leo Carreon!  Use code MAKEITHAPPEN20 for 20% off your next order! Carreon is a Chicago native, and founder of Make It Happen Personal Training, LLC. "I struggled most of my life being severely overweight and having an unhealthy relationship with food," he told us. After years of well-being challenges, Leo decided to take control of his life. "I...

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Give a Café Ama twist to this amazing ice cream recipe by Elise Bauer!

Give a Café Ama twist to this amazing ice cream recipe by Elise Bauer!

While looking for inspiration, we came across Elise Bauer's Coffee Ice Cream recipe! As founder of Simply Recipes, Bauer's creations are a most try. Follow the video recipe to create a Café Ama infused Coffee Ice Cream at home.  You'll need:  1 1/2 cups whole milk 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups Café Ama whole coffee beans Pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 5 large egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon Café Ama ground coffee (Bauer suggests to press grinds through a fine mesh sieve) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Café Ama Love 🌺🇵🇷 (@cafeamalove)  For...

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Mark your calendars! Read about the special events we have in store for October and November!

Mark your calendars! Read about the special events we have in store for October and November!

Get your golf clubs ready! On Friday October 8th, we'll be heading to Punta Borinquen Golf Club in Aguadilla for Friends of Puerto Rico's first golf tournament. You can join as a player, sponsor or even volunteer.  This special event will help raise funds for 40 students under FOPR's entrepreneurship programs.  On Sunday November 14th, Friends of Puerto Rico and Café Ama will be having a fundraiser at Joe's Bar in Chicago! Join The Boricuas of Comedy for a fun night full of laughter, food, gifts and purpose.  Special guests include Ana Belaval from WGN's "Around Town", Anthony Fuentes from Local Locos, and...

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Learning more about Puerto Rico's flora thanks to Olympian Jasmine Camacho-Quinn!

Learning more about Puerto Rico's flora thanks to Olympian Jasmine Camacho-Quinn!

When athlete and Olympic gold medalist Jasmine Camacho-Quinn took the podium after winning the 100 meters hurdles event, Puerto Ricans everywhere felt an incredible sense of pride. Hearing the national anthem and seeing the athlete sport the island’s national flower was unforgettable, especially in such a grand event that brings together people from all over the world!   With Café Ama in hand, the team at Friends of Puerto Rico immediately thought of Amapola, founder of Café Ama Love. Named after the beautiful amapola flowers found all over Puerto Rico, one could not help but notice how Puerto Rico’s national...

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Week Roundup: Happy International Friendship Day! (July 26 - July 30, 2021)

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Week Roundup: Happy International Friendship Day! (July 26 - July 30, 2021)

Amapola and the Café Ama Team want to wish you a great International Friendship Day!  Spending time with the people you care about is priceless, and a meaningful gift can be even more special if it has a purpose behind it. Show your friends how much you appreciate them by sending some Café Ama their way! Our social impact coffee is made locally in Puerto Rico and its proceeds sponsor women and children in Friends of Puerto Rico's entrepreneurship programs.  Earlier this week, Ama shared some great gift ideas, including her special Ama Box. Check them out below!  Gift a Box Full...

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