The GROSCHE Blog: Our Thoughts About Coffee, Tea & Sustainability

How To Make A Candy Cane Peppermint Mocha

Holiday menus have dropped and what’s one of the most popular drinks on the menu? Candy cane mochas of course! These chocolaty drinks not only taste delicious, but they’re great for getting you and your guests into the Christmas spirit. For those who want to host a Christmas gathering or just stay in and cozy […]

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Plastic waste is a problem and not a subtle one. Trillions of pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans today and according to Plastic Pollution Coalition, “by 2050, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish by weight.” This is a very serious problem. Littering or even throwing out single use plastics majorly contributes […]

Recent Study Finds Microplastics in Tea Bags

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A recent study from McGill University in Montreal, Canada found billions of microplastic particles in steeped tea bags. Their study estimates that a single tea bag can contain 11.6 billion microplastic and 3.1 billion nanoplastic particles.   According to TreeHugger, tea bags can contain up to 25% plastic, making them not as environmentally friendly as […]

How do millions of people lack access to safe water?

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Why is it that nearly 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation? Access to safe water is recognized as a basic human right. According to the UN General Assembly, “everyone has the right to sufficient, continuous, safe, acceptable, accessible and affordable water.” Yet, it’s alarming to know that more people have […]

Yerba Mate vs. Coffee – What is Yerba Mate?

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You might be thinking of replacing your morning coffee with a new drink. Maybe you’re looking for a healthier option. Or maybe you’re getting sick of the caffeine crash. Whatever your reason may be, you are craving an alternative. Does the drink ‘Yerba Mate’ ring a bell? It has been around for a while, but […]