The Nova Coffee Blog

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We’ve Moved!

Nova Coffee has moved to the Valley! We can now be found at 283 Pelton Mountain Road in Lakeville Nova Scotia. Our name reflects our two great passions, Nova Scotia and coffee! Family owned since 1973, we produce great specialty roasted coffees in our new home in the...

Healthy Tea

Green tea contains a high level of antioxidants and all herbal tea is caffeine free. Some of the herbal teas are naturopathic and report many health benefits. While these have not been endorsed by Health Canada there seems to be evidence to support them. Our new...

Tea Bags

Good quality orange pekoe teas are available in 2 cup bags either loose, or tagged and wrapped. The tea is usually served to the customer with a pot of steaming hot water, a porcelain cup or mug and a small pitcher of milk. A loose teabag can be placed directly into...

What’s With Tea?

The tea we drink is usually orange pekoe black tea and is sold by major retailers under names like Red Rose, Tetley and Mother Parker's. At Nova Coffee we offer one of the largest foodservice tea selections in Atlantic Canada. We sell a lot of tea and our selections...

What Should You Be Buying?

The difference between the most expensive and the least expensive coffees is .10-.20 per cup. This is comparing a 3.95 per pound tin of 1kg coffee and a high quality organic certified, fair trade certified Arabica like our specialty roasted coffees averaging 9.95 per...

Coffee Quality

In the marketplace today there are many price levels and they reflect the quality of the product being sold. The lowest priced coffee you can buy is typically the 1kg tin available at Wal-Mart, Costco and grocery stores. Popular brands are Folgers, Maxwell House and...