The PBFY Blog

What is the Difference Between Tea Bags and Loose Leaf Tea?

People are funny creatures. Often times it happens that we prefer one thing over another even though there is technically no difference between the two things. If one takes tea, for example, the and the difference between tea bags and loose leaf tea, the same variety of leaves are used to produce the same product. In terms of taste, the end product tastes exactly the same. The only difference is really in the packaging. Whether you prefer loose leaves or a tea bag, if it comes from the same plant, there shouldn’t actually be a difference. However, apart from [...]

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Secrets to Making the Perfect Cup of Tea

Anyone who loves tea has a particular way of making the perfect cup. Apart from the quality of the leaves, the taste is in the method. Although there are some superstitious methods out there, there are also certain tricks that do influence the quality of the cup. There are also a couple of mistakes that the average tea drinker makes that seriously affect the taste. Making the perfect cup of tea is not just a matter of pouring boiling water over a couple of leaves. In fact, it takes some skill to produce the perfect cup. Keeping your tea [...]

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Packaging Your Coffee for Success

Our eyes are drawn to the things that are pretty, to the things that look good. This is a cornerstone of consumerism – and it is especially true of coffee packaging, where brand loyalty can be determined by a single purchase. Regardless of how good the product is, if the packaging is not attractive, then we are not attracted to it. Now, you can moan about how short-sighted that is of people. But, there is no point in complaining about something that you cannot change. If you can’t beat the system, then maybe it is time to join it. The coffee [...]

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How to Market Your Coffee Brand and Coffee Shop

A coffee shop has become more than just a place to stop off and buy coffee. Nowadays they are a place to meet socially, for business, and in so many cases an office space for freelancers and entrepreneurs. Don’t forget the students that will also come and sit for as long as they need to finish assignments and even study. All of these clients are guaranteed returning business provided that you as the coffee shop owner create an experience that makes your clients want to return. When creating your Brand for your coffee shop and Coffee, you need to look [...]

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What is Fair Trade Coffee?

“Fair Trade” is a term that we hear more and more nowadays, particularly when it comes to products that are farmed and produced through the agricultural sectors of their countries of origin – and fair trade coffee is the most obvious product affected by this trend. As we move deeper into the twenty-first century, the concept of fair trade within the global agricultural industries is becoming more and more prevalent, and there is a very good reason for it. In the past developing countries often found themselves at the mercy of the higher-powered, wealthier first-world states. As a result, these counties [...]

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Sourcing Coffee for Your Coffee Shop

Starting your own business is possibly one of the most terrifying experiences of one’s life. Granted, it is also an incredibly fulfilling venture, but it doesn’t come without fear, and starting your own coffee shop is no exception. You are pouring your heart, soul and life savings into a venture that is not guaranteed to survive. This is why you need a plan, and it better be a rock-solid plan at that. What is a coffee shop without coffee? If your business of choice is a coffee shop, then it has probably been brought to our attention that coffee is of [...]

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How to Build a Coffee Brand

With the workplace being what it is, more people are looking to starting their own business. These people do not want to work under a boss. They want to be the master of their own destiny. If you are reading this, then the chances are you are looking to join this league of people. You probably have a delectable roast that you feel has what it takes to make it in the big and bad world of coffee by starting your own coffee brand. Getting your roast on the shelves It is all well and good knowing that you have a [...]

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