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28 Jun

Cartel's Bakery Expansion

Ty Dahlstrom

We're revamping our company-wide bakery program! We've built a brand new Tempe bakery, a developed a whole new globally-inspired menu, and exciting new specials!

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22 Nov

Bringing Back the Carmen

Paul Haworth

El Carmen lies in the heart of El Salvador’s main ‘protected highway’ of forest, a part of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor System that stretches all the way from Mexico down to Panama. In El Salvador, where more than 80% of the country’s coffee is produced under shade, this eco-system is based mainly in the coffee forest.

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25 Sep

Sharing Profits with Our Farmers on National Coffee Day

Paul Haworth

Last year, Cartel decided to do something a little different than free coffee for customers on National Coffee Day. We thought it would be cool to reach out to the people on the other side of the coffee story. I started brainstorming ideas (and sending lots of emails) to see what that might look like.

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27 Dec

New Salvadoran Coffee — Carmen

Paul Haworth

San Diego? Nope. El Salvador. Its ok if you don't get the joke. But that is where in the world this Carmen is—at least, where it is from. Apaneca Ilamatepec, El Salvador to be exact.

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