BPS® Blog » Posts by Month: April 2010


Big Train Update: Naturals to Replace Lites

The latest news from Big Train is that the Lite Blended Ice Coffees are being replaced by the Naturals line.  Our stock of LITE Mocha, LITE Vanilla Latté, and LITE Caramel Latté is limited and we will not be able to place another order for them.  The Naturals line includes Vanilla Café, Mocha, Caramel Café, and... Read More ⇒

Follow us on Facebook!

  We’ve got a brand new way for you to follow BPS happenings; a shiny new facebook page up and running as of today!  Check us out (Barista Pro Shop) and ‘like’ us if you’re so inclined, we'd love to hear from you!... Read More ⇒

Something Hot, Something Cold

Spring can be a fickle friend…..sunny skies and warm temps one day, only to be followed by clouds and rain showers the next.  Here are a couple of recipe ideas to help match the ‘mood’ of the day.  Cheers!       Chocolate Cheesecake Latté (16... Read More ⇒

SCAA Exposition and USBC Musings

  If you’ve noticed a break in the blog action, it’s because we’ve been in Anaheim attending the SCAA Exposition and the United States Barista Competition.  What an event!  We saw many friends and made a lot of new ones, perused new products and gadgets, attended lectures, tasted a lot of great coffee, and crowned... Read More ⇒

SCAA's 22nd Annual Exposition - The Event

  The Specialty Coffee Association of America's (SCAA) Exposition, The Event, is right around the corner!  Online registration closes this Friday with the expo set to start Thurs April 15 and run through Sun 18th.  Don’t worry though, if you miss Friday’s deadline you can still register on site.  The... Read More ⇒

Coffee Break - The Other Black Gold

    Did you know that coffee is the world’s second most commonly traded commodity (measured in monetary value) trailing only petroleum?  The world's major coffee producers are Brazil, Vietnam (primarily Robusta), Colombia and Indonesia while the U.S. is the largest importer of coffee.    ... Read More ⇒
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