The PBFY Blog

7 Easy Ways To Save Money On Shipping

How can you save money on shipping? You constantly stare at the numbers that you pay just to transport your goods, and you want to improve your company’s process. Here are 7 ways you can lower your shipping cost without cheapening your product. 1. Use Software - There are two well known online shipping services that help you get the best price and make it easy to ship goods. and Both services are online apps that can help you organize all parts of your shipping and save you money by helping you get the best deals. What exactly do they do? [...]

Mother’s Day is Almost Here! Send Her a Tasty Coffee Subscription!

Having trouble picking a gift you know your mother will love? If your mother enjoys drinking coffee, you don’t need to look any farther. Here are five of the best coffee subscription websites for Mother’s Day. Pick the brews and options and quantity that suit you, and you are on your way to a very happy Mother’s Day. Heart Roasters With Heart Roasters’ coffee, the shipments are bi-weekly. What makes their shipments special? Heart Roasters’ rotates the type of coffee shipped to you. Your mother has the opportunity to try many more flavors. If she really likes a flavor, she [...]

5 Drinks to Supplement Your Coffee Habit

For many of us, coffee is king. Numero uno. The first thing we reach for when we want a beverage. Some of us couldn’t even go a day or two without our favorite brew. If coffee is king, then tea must be queen, consumed by 2 billion people every day. Tea drinkers in the U.S. alone consume 1.42 million pounds of per day, and the ratio of tea to coffee drinkers is reversed as we look throughout the rest of the world. I know a lot of you would say, “ What else is there?”. We’re so cemented into [...]

Five Helpful Tips On Living a Gluten-Free Lifestyle

First of all, what is gluten? Gluten is any type of wheat, rye, barley, or triticale (a grain that is a mix of wheat and rye). These grains will be found in most breads and crackers. Gluten is normally a large part of one’s diet. However, cutting out gluten doesn’t mean that you have to live life without flavor. Not only can you enjoy your life, you can feel better. Here are five tips to help you on your gluten-free journey. 1. Read labels. Your number one friend will be the labels. You must read all labels carefully. This is vitally [...]

Where Does Your Coffee Come From? A Day in the Life of a Ngobe Coffee Picker

Fernando wakes up before the sun has even risen. The darkness surrounds him as he stumbles into his clothes for the day. His wife pulls some gallo pinto-rice and beans off the fire. He sits and eats his meal, sharing a few minutes with his wife before waking his son. Juan complains about getting up, but most teenage boys don’t seem to like morning time anyway. Juan chokes his food down, and they both leave to trek out to the coffee fields. Fernando greets his fellow Ngobe tribesmen and heads silently into the fields. The sun begins to peek over [...]

Coffee Trends in Africa – Is Africa an Untapped Market for Coffee Sellers?

While Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, many of its countries have preferred tea over coffee. That trend is quickly changing as coffee becomes more and more popular in Africa. Let’s take a look at the ten top coffee-consuming nations and see where African countries land! As you can see, a majority of the top ten coffee-drinking countries are European. African countries are not a leader in coffee consumption at all. In fact, many African countries do not even drink coffee. However, that fact is rapidly changing. How is that change happening? What can be expected for the future [...]

Coffee Pod Poll – Do you use K-Cups or not?

Are you one of the Pod People? Obscure 50’s movie references aside, it seems that 1 in 3 Americans now brew their coffee using the K-cup. When John Sylvan invented the Keurig machine to deliver single cups of coffee to the masses, he never dreamed just how popular this method of home brewing would become. Nearly 9 Billion K-cups were sold in 2014 which equates to over $4 Billion in revenue for the company. Now that the initial patent has expired, other companies have jumped on the K-cup bandwagon including appliance giants like Cuisinart, Bunn, Hamilton Beach and even [...]