Entries by Ben Gangloff

Christmas 2016 – Tarapoto, Peru (Plus – Snow in Arizona)

After a year of intense traveling related to our coffee business, we headed south as the cold winds of December began to blow in Northwest Arizona. Just today I saw on my Facebook page that the Hualapai mountains are covered with snow & Kingman, AZ awoke to a beautiful Colorado Rocky like display. Meanwhile, it’s tropical […]


We here at A Little Further South Coffee would like to wish you and yours a very happy weekend. Enjoy some great coffee, forget the news and relax. We need you fresh & rested. But first, do a little dancing…

CoffeeFest Anaheim with Pictures

We just attended the CoffeeFest Anaheim trade show in Southern California. It was an excellent event, featuring useful classes, plenty of networking opportunities, and endless samples of exceptional coffees (hot and cold brew) as well as tea & flavored drinks. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, CoffeeFest Anaheim was one of several CoffeeFest Events held every year. There […]

Real People, Really Good Coffee July/August 2016

The last few months have been a flurry of activity. (So what else is new!) Besides wearing the green coffee importer hat, we’ve been steadily growing our retail, online, and wholesale roasted (and green) coffee business. I do have a couple of unfinished posts that I hope to publish soon. The green coffee business has slowed […]

Real People, Really Good Coffee April/May 2016 Update

What a busy time in the coffee world. London kicked off April with Coffee Fest London (see here) & we also had the Specialty Coffee Associations’ big Event in Atlanta (see here.) We couldn’t make the London show this year, but exhibited at SCAA Atlanta. SCAA was a wonderful experience, and we’ve already reserved our […]

SCAA 2016 – Atlanta

The Specialty Coffee Big Event was held in Atlanta, Georgia this year. Thousands of coffee lovers & professionals gathered for classes, exhibits, workshops, and just old fashioned networking. This was our first year as an exhibitor & it was a blast! We met lots of new friends, and saw all of the latest innovations in […]

SCAA 2016 Prologue

We took the redeye from Las Vegas to Dallas, Dallas to Atlanta & arrived rather dazed, but happy to be attending this years’ SCAA Big Event. We’re off to our exhibit, so more details will follow. Here’s a few photos from behind the scenes in the exhibit hall.  Enjoy!

Real People, Really Good Coffee: Wild Goose Coffee

If one word could describe the mission of Wild Goose Coffee Roasters’ Nathan Westwick & Joe Capraro it would be community. This amazing duo has not only set the bar high with quality coffee, but have made their business into a vital part of the Redlands, California community. From a humble start in 2008 at […]

Real People, Really Good Coffee March 2016 Update

The Curibamba Coffee Project We will be promoting Curibamba at the Specialty Coffee Association of America conference where we are exhibiting this April. (Photos!) Curibamba is being sold and enjoyed mainly in the southwest states of Colorado, California, Arizona, Nevada, & New Mexico, but also as far east as Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. The first […]