• Brand: Cafe Du Monde
  • Price: $7.44
  • Amazon Choice? Yes
  • Size: 15 ounce
  • Review rating: 4.6 out of 5
  • Coffee region: United States
  • Coffee Type: n/a
  • Single origin: Yes
  • Ground Coffee or Whole Bean: Grounded
  • Roast Type: Medium Roasted
  • Flavor Profile:
    • Coffee and Chicory
  • Organic: Yes
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified: Yes
  • Fair-Trade Certified: Yes


 

About Cafe Du Monde

Coffee first came to North America by way of New Orleans back in the mid-1700’s. It was successfully cultivated in Martinique about 1720, and the French brought coffee with them as they began to settle new colonies along the Mississippi.

The taste for coffee and chicory was developed by the French during their civil war. Coffee was scarce during those times, and they found that chicory added body and flavor to the brew. The Acadians from Nova Scotia brought this taste and many other french customs (heritage) to Louisiana. Chicory is the root of the endive plant. Endive is a type of lettuce. The root of the plant is roasted and ground. It is added to the coffee to soften the bitter edge of the dark roasted coffee. It adds an almost chocolate flavor to the Cafe Au Lait served at Cafe Du Monde.

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  • Brand:Cafe Du Monde
  • Size:15 Ounce
  • Review rating:4.6 Out of 5
  • Amazon Choice:Yes
  • Organic:Yes
  • Grounded or Whole Beans:Grounded
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  • Roast Type:Medium Roasted
  • Coffee Region:United States
  • Single origin:Yes
  • Flavor Profile:Coffee and Chicory
  • Fair-Trade Certified:Yes
  • Rainforest Alliance Certified:Yes