Japanese Coffee Blog

This Blog is a collection of articles related to Japanese Coffee and Charcoal Roasted Sumiyaki coffee, unique roasting only found in Japan. Coffee culture in Japan has evolved as isolated from around the world and has much uniqueness not found in the rest of the world.

Introducing the New Hokkaido Blend Single-Serve Pour-Over Package

Discover the charm of Hokkaido Blend, a unique Japanese coffee experience. Fresh, charcoal-roasted, and packed in a new, eye-catching design. Indulge in the taste of Japan with our top-selling Single-Serve...

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Fukuoka 福岡: Coffee blooming by the Sakura

Fukuoka's charm draws coffee enthusiasts near. From its bustling port to its vibrant street food scene, this southern city has become a hub for coffee culture. Specialty cafes and roasteries...

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What Happens If You Heat Up Cold-Brew Coffee?

Discover the surprising results of heating up your cold brew coffee. Join us as we explore the science behind the taste and texture changes, and learn different ways to enjoy...

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How Soil Affects the Taste of Coffee

Premium coffee is like good wine or exceptional tea. Each individual coffee cherry only thrives as well as its growing conditions allow. The soil, the location, the climate, and the...

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Delicious Mediterranean Desserts with Coffee: Pairings for the Perfect Finale

Indulge in the fusion of Mediterranean desserts and coffee with our guide. Explore how rich, nutty pastries and creamy tiramisu pair perfectly with robust coffee, elevating your dessert experience. #MediterraneanDesserts...

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What is Ge(i)sha Coffee?

Introduction Over 99.5% of the coffee produced in the global industry is meant for commercial use. Only a mere 0.5% is specialty coffee.And at the top of that 0.5%, you...

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Coffee Mania’s 11 Coffee Gift List 2023

Whether you want to introduce coffee or find something to give to a coffee lover, these items will make your coffee item hunt easier. See what coffee gift will suit...

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Nitro Cold Brew Coffee - Could this be the new coffee trend in Japan?

Experience the newest fashion in Japan, Nitro Cold Brew Coffee! This coffee would delight any coffee enthusiast because it is smooth and creamy. Learn more by reading on.

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Is Coffee Good for Cancer? - Coffee Quiz

Are you the type of person who can only function after having your morning cup of coffee? If so, then you're probably interested in what researchers have to say on...

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REC Coffee - Everything You Need to Know

As of now, a lot of our articles have focused on stores or individuals located (or originating) from the Fukuoka prefecture. We have talked about champions, like Hidenori Izaki who...

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Coffee Varietals with Naturally Low Caffeine

Do you ever feel like you need a little caffeine break in the middle of the day? You're not alone. Many people rely on coffee to give them an energy...

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How To Prevent Japanese Coffee From Becoming Stale?

The roots of Japanese coffee culture date back to the late 1880s, when its first café opened in Tokyo. Through the years, owners would tweak their recipes to bring the...

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How Climate Affects the Taste of Coffee

Coffee is almost like wine; each variety has its own typical character. Many factors ensure a unique result in your cup, all the way from the coffee plant to the...

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Manu Coffee - Everything You Need to Know

The coffee industry in Japan has never flourished as much as in the past few decades. A lot of that progress came from the local shops and roasteries that, along...

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Does the Type of Mug or Glass Affect How Coffee Tastes? – Coffee Quiz

There was a time when the main choice coffee drinkers had to make was whether to take it black or modify the flavor by adding sugar, milk, or creamer to...

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McDonald’s Japan (and Coffee)

There are several brands that no matter where you are in the world, there is a good chance you will encounter them. This could be something like Starbucks for the...

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Does Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

There is coffee for everyone, whether you want it hot, iced, flavored, unsweetened, or decaffeinated. Coffee drinkers are aware of how crucial it is, whether they enjoy the act of...

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Top 6 Coffee Festivals and Events in Japan to Celebrate International Coffee Day, the Japanese Way!

Coffee lovers, mark your calendars for October 1st – International Coffee Day! Join us as we dive into Japan's top coffee events, explore the 2023 theme, and enjoy exclusive promotions....

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JAS Certification - What is it?

JAS Certification - HOW CAN IT ASSURE AN ORGANIC PRODUCT The Japanese started to be conscious of their food. When men started to be conscious about anything they ingested in...

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10 Surprising Things about Decaf Coffee

There are a lot of misconceptions about decaf coffee. For starters, a lot of people think it doesn’t have any caffeine in it. Others think that because it’s low in...

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Cup Tasting (also known as Cupping) and Japan Cup Tasters Championship

You know that favorite brand of coffee or roastery blend you probably have that you absolutely love? You know exactly which one I am talking about if you have one....

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The Latest Japanese Coffee Trends

Innovation. That’s the first word that comes to mind when talking about Japan and the way they approach business practices. But it goes beyond that. The Japanese have a way...

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Unveiling Tokyo's hidden gem – 'Kies,' where the aroma of freshly baked homemade cookies welcomes you like a warm, cozy hug

Tokyo can sometimes make us feel a bit lonely, especially when it starts to get cold outside. That’s when we crave familiar faces and a warm, cozy place that welcomes...

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Specialty Coffee Association of Japan - Who Are They?

Specialty Coffee Association of Japan and World Coffee Competitions Japan has often been characterized as a tea country, and for good reason. However, it is also a country that has...

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How Roasting Affects Taste of Coffee

Did you know that it is particularly important for baristas to ensure that the coffee they brew is perfectly roasted? That’s why there are people in the coffee industry who...

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Anticipation Builds: Sapporo Coffee Kan Gears Up for SCAJ (Specialty Coffee Association of Japan) Conference 2023

Confession time: I'm a bit of a gathering enthusiast. You know, those moments when people gather to celebrate life - the beats of a music festival, the sandy shenanigans of...

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Experiencing Coffee First-Hand in Italy - The Land of Espresso

“Coffee is balm to the heart and spirit.” Guiseppe Verdi, the greatest Italian opera composer of the 19th century So a few weeks ago, I found myself longing for a...

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