Colombian Family Brews Success with Specialty Coffee in Laredo

Colombian Family Brews Success with Specialty Coffee in Laredo

El Amigo Coffee, a specialty coffee shop in Laredo, Texas, is redefining local coffee culture with its unique offerings. Owned and operated by Fernando Diaz, his wife Pilar Orjuela, and their daughter Valentina Diaz, the coffee shop opened in September last year and has been introducing the local community to high-quality, Colombian specialty coffee. The family moved from Colombia, bringing with them a rich understanding and deep appreciation for coffee. Fernando, a former publicist, and Pilar, a psychologist, left their corporate jobs to pursue their passion for coffee, focusing on educating customers about the distinct flavors and quality of specialty coffee compared to commercial blends. El Amigo Coffee not only serves the coffee but also educates consumers about the characteristics and preparations of their brews, aiming to elevate their coffee experience and support Colombian farmers directly.

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