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Our 45th Anniversary!

Here we are, on the 45th anniversary of Nova Coffee (March 28th)! We wanted to share with you a bit of history surrounding the company.   It all started in 1973. Nova Coffee was originally founded by Jim Jenner of Dartmouth, who partnered with Weldon Taul of...

2017-2018 Trendy Drinks

While coffee is of course an all-time favourite, it’s reality that if you have a café or restaurant you have to offer a variety of non-coffee beverages. This year I have noticed a spike in tea drinks, as well as several more health-based beverages. If you’re wondering...

Quick Tips For At Home Latte Art

  Recently I attended the Savour Food & Wine event in Halifax. As I was making drinks I was asked several times “how do you draw on top of the coffee?” Being a Barista for the past five years I have heard this question many times. My answer is always the...

Coffee Trends In 2017

Throughout the year we have seen several different coffee trends. In the last year, we have seen a decrease in things like K-cups and a spike in more sustainable brewing apparatuses. Customers who love the convenience of their K-cup coffee have turned to buying a...

What’s the hype with Rooibos?

  Rooibos tea (pronounced roy-boss) is becoming increasingly more popular. This south African red bush tea, is an herbal blend that is actually a tisane, not a tea. Tisane is the French word for “herbal infusion”. Herbal infusions are often floral or fruity....

What coffee is best suited for you?

Are you new to the coffee world? Not quite sure what roast is best suited for you? Let us help! When choosing the right coffee for your café or dining room, you want to look at your surrounding coffee culture. Most cafes will offer two or three roast choices to best...