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Week Roundup: A Café Ama Summer (July 5 - July 9, 2021)

Week Roundup: A Café Ama Summer (July 5 - July 9, 2021)

This past July 3rd, our SEEDS 2021 Scholars graduated from their program! Together we celebrated over 30 students from Aibonito, Barranquitas, Guaynabo, Toa Baja & Vieques who have started their journey of entrepreneurship.     You can also watch the 2021 SEEDS Experience Recap, which shares all of their amazing achievements! Join us as we prepare to begin a new year of the SEEDS Program and continue brewing change in Puerto Rico.      Learn more about the SEEDS Program, and how you can help develop a new generation of leaders!    Café Ama Nice Cream Recipe!  Looking for a plant-based sweet treat this...

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Café Rican introduces Café Ama to North Carolina!

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Café Rican introduces Café Ama to North Carolina!

By Angie Gomez  Café Ama is happy to announce that we have partnered with Café Rican, founded by Reynaldo Delgado Santos, to share our products with the people of North Carolina!  Delgado Santos, originally from the municipality of Corozal, established Café Rican in 2017. Inspired by his love for Puerto Rican coffee, his company imports local coffee brands from the island and sells their products at various markets and events.  “Sharing my culture, one coffee cup at a time, to help Puerto Rico’s coffee economy and its people. That is my mission.”  Café Rican introduced Café Ama for the first time...

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Internal and External Benefits of Coffee

Internal and External Benefits of Coffee

By Angie Gomez  Drinking coffee and cultivating the plant dates back centuries, to the Arabian Peninsula. Nowadays, it’s hard to believe that anyone doesn’t drink coffee. Whether whole bean, ground or brewed, researchers have discovered different health benefits when it comes to coffee.  Coffee can strengthen your heart, DNA, and liver According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, coffee may help ward off heart failure, and decrease breakage in DNA strands which can cause future health issues such as tumors and cancer. Additionally, coffee drinkers tend to have healthy and protective liver enzyme levels.  Coffee can decrease your chance of developing certain diseases....

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A Match Made in Aguadilla - Café Ama & Vittata Gastropub!

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A Match Made in Aguadilla - Café Ama & Vittata Gastropub!

By Claudia Quezada  The west coast of Puerto Rico is home to many wonderful restaurants, including Vittata Gastropub in Aguadilla. Here you can find a delicious menu featuring a merge of Puerto Rican and international cuisine, accompanied by a wide variety of house cocktails. In addition to its tropical feel and ocean view, the restaurant makes a mesmerizing brunch destination. On May 30, Vittata Gastroprub invited Café Ama Love to their restaurant where we served our product for the day. Knowing that our beans are locally grown in Puerto Rico really suited the restaurant's theme. The freshly brewed taste and its powerful aroma quickly made customers try our coffee and take the product home. This became a great event...

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SEEDS Biz for World Environment Day!

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SEEDS Biz for World Environment Day!

By Angie Gomez  Protecting the environment is pivotal for everything that we do and anything that we hope to achieve. Earth is our only home, and we must take care of it so that it can continue to take care of us! Café Ama prides itself in sharing delicious Puerto Rican coffee with ethically sourced beans from local farmers. The goal is to produce with conservation in mind, as well as supporting the local economy. This mindset is part of what drives the SEEDS Program and motivates our scholars.  Several of our SEEDS Biz were created with conservation in mind....

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