March is Caffeine Awareness Month

As someone who starts and sometimes ends the day with a cup of coffee, I was instantly interested in finding out more about caffeine awareness month. March is the month to learn more about how much caffeine we’re consuming from our favorite specialty coffees, tea, energy drinks, and chocolate bars. A lot of us rely on a fresh cup of …

The Always Evolving Coffee Industry

What’s Next for The Coffee Industry? You’ve probably heard of the term “third wave coffee” but do you understand what it actually means? The term “wave” is given to a product or service when it’s sold in a different way than what we’re familiar with. The market increases the quality of the newly developed or modified product and also ensures …

Routines and coffee and tea

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Keep Those Resolutions! New Year’s Resolutions are easy to make and hard to keep, but a simple cup of coffee just might be the key to your success this year. In today’s fast-paced world of smartphones and instant information, the most difficult challenge for a lot of us is to take a few minutes out of every day to unplug. …

Closed on Christmas

To all Trove Coffee Friends – We will be closed on Christmas Day 2019 so we can spend time with friends and family We wish all of our amazing customers a very happy holiday season this year! We hope that you are able to find time to enjoy the beautiful PNW winter weather either through a window with a good …

Proud to Support Toys for Tots

How Toys for Tots Began For over 70 years the Marine Corps has been making a difference in the lives of many American families all around the U.S. and it all began because of a loving husband and wife. Toys for Tots was started in 1947 by Major Bill Hendricks, but it was actually his wife, Diane, who was the …

How Wine and Coffee Resemble Each Other

Whether it be an americano or a latte, a red or white, we’ve always got something to help us unwind after a long day of work. Why is it that we turn coffee and wine so often and how are these two similar to each other? The caffeine in coffee and alcohol in wine both affect our brains and mood …

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What’s the Oat Milk Craze All About?

Brief History of Oat Milk   Oat Milk found its way into the coffee industry with the increase of dairy alternative products. According to a recent report by Mintel Research, since 2013 about half of all Americans have been purchasing plant-based alternative milk instead of regular milk. These substitutes have risen in popularity after the increase in diet trends and …

Black coffee

Why It’s Good to Drink Your Coffee Black!

Coffee to milk and coffee to sugar ratio is without a doubt a personal preference and varies from one person to another, but many people also opt-in for straight black! If you’re the type to drink yours with plenty of cream and sugar, then you’ve probably wondered how your friends or family can drink theirs black. You’ve maybe even asked …

Affogato, The Perfect Summer Treat!

Translated as drowned in Italian, the Affogato is a drink and a dessert all in one that’s made for coffee lovers everywhere. Although it is no longer new, it remains a simple yet delicious treat that is easily enjoyable any time of the year and is especially delightful on hot summer days. The combination of the strong, hot espresso with …

Local Coffee Shop

Think Local, Think Trove

As mentioned before, the month of July is known locally as Independents Month! It’s a time for us to celebrate local businesses in our community by supporting them over big chain retail stores. For example, choosing to purchase your daily cup of coffee at an independently owned shop versus a big chain shop. Don’t get me wrong Starbucks isn’t necessarily …