Coffee Break Blog



New Look, Same Old Gourmet

Over the past several months, we have been working tirelessly to update our online presence, mainly our website & e-store. As we moved through these projects, there was this little voice we kept hearing saying t...

Coffee Price Increase

As you may have read in our blog post a few months back, the green coffee market has been and continues to be driven higher by many different factors. We have received notice from our roast partners indicating t...

Is an Increase Brewing?

As you may be aware, coffee is bought and sold on the commodities market, similar to the way that the barrels of oil used to make gasoline are. When coffee is traded, it is still in its green (unroasted) form, j...

Support #Winnipeg #Businesses

I have noticed growing support/groundswell for a tweet that originated as Support #Winnipeg #Businesses. What I am missing from it is how we actually do this. The thought is nice and certainly one we support, bu...

Earning Business Back

It’s always rewarding when you earn a customer’s business back, not by offering something new or lower pricing but simply what you offered previously! Thankfully, we don’t lose a lot of business, but when ...

My New Years Resolution

As the hustle and bustle of the holidays winds down, it seems that everyone’s thoughts naturally turn towards making the most out of the upcoming year and I’m no exception.  This year, one of my goals is to...

Temperatures Up, Prices Down!

Hey everyone! Yes, it is summer and we have finally found the hot weather. But we have not been lazing in the heat over here at Gourmet. We have been very busy finding ways to make your summer better, and the be...

A Coffee Triple Threat

When most people think single cup, their mind automatically goes to cartridge style brewers like Keurig®, Tassimo® and Nespresso®. I’ve only been in the office coffee world for 10 years. When I first start...