Things we love about coffee

Everyone likes to do things in their unique ways. While some get their adrenaline rush by jumping out of a plane with a parachute, others delve beneath calm waters to explore the ocean.

“To each, their own”, as they often say, and this is certainly true even when it comes to the little things like how they prefer their coffee.

Vero gives you the freedom to immerse yourself in a world of wonderful and different flavours. This includes the classical Seven-Seeds, the exotic Arabica 100%, the mesmerising Anamalais and the refreshing Coorg. Feel free to experiment and and add a little personal touch of your own, so that you enjoy your coffee the way you like it.

Like your coffee darker than a new moon night? Go for it! Prefer your coffee to be as light as a feather? No one’s stopping you. Go on and enjoy your coffee in your favourite shade.

How do you like your coffee?

Take the first step towards becoming a coffee connoisseur with our mini-guide on the different roasts and their characteristics.

 

Light Roasts
Light roasts have a light brown colour and a light body, with no oil on the surface of the beans. This kind of roast has a toasted grain taste and distinct acidity to it. The original flavors of the bean are retained to a greater extent when compared to darker roasted coffees and they also have more caffeine content.

Medium Roasts
Medium roasted coffees are medium brown in color with more body than light roasts. While they have no oil on the bean surfaces, medium roasts lack the grainy taste of the light roasts. This gives them a more balanced flavor, aroma, and acidity. Caffeine content of medium roasts is lower than light roasts but more than darker roasts.

Dark Roasts
Dark roasted coffees are a darker shade that closely resembles chocolate. These roasts have a distinct sheen of oil on the surface, which is clearly visible in the cup when the dark roast coffee is brewed. The coffee’s original flavors are overpowered during the roasting process and will generally have a bitter and smoky or even burnt taste. The amount of caffeine is substantially decreased compared to other roasts.

Spanish Roasts
Spanish (alt. Dark French, Neapolitan) is the name of a degree of roast resulting in nearly completely black beans. Spanish-roasted beans have a shiny surface from the oils on the bean surface. Coffee brewed this roast will have none of its original flavours. Instead, the coffee will have a thin body and a dominant charred taste throughout.

Now with this information at your fingertips, you get to decide which shade of coffee roast is the one for you, and take one step towards being a coffee connoisseur in your own right.

 

The Culture of Modern Coffee Drinkers

blog-img2-topThe history of coffee is infused with legend. The legend is said to have begun with sleepless goats. Coffee has become the world’s most popular drink after water since the 19th century. While coffee has been charming people since time immemorial there is nothing one can do except fall head-over-heels all over again!
With the technology advancing and our demand rising, the beverage too has taken to surprising the modern coffee connoisseurs with the spectacular VERO.

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VERO Coffee brings to you authentic flavours tailor made for individual taste, infused in special capsules. It brings a twist to coffee lovers by treating them to a café styled coffee right at home.

 

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VERO’s premium blends come from the best coffee plantations across India.  Superior quality is the drive behind every VERO capsule and discovering new frontiers of taste is behind every coffee lover’s relish!

 

Globally, coffee is an ancient tradition, although each country varies in its preparation methods. No matter how or where: all over the world, coffee brings people together and encourages socialisation“.

In today’s day coffee can be considered as a hot ICE-BREAKER. People brainstorm with coffee in hand, have soul-searching conversations over coffee, enjoy a spilling the beans session with friends and many more.

Coffee-breaks on the other hand is one of the most relaxing and interactive breaks introduced by man.

At the end of the day one wants to dive into a coffee the way each of us love to drink!

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Discover what makes our coffee capsule deliver the perfect coffee

You love your cup of coffee. The aroma, the texture and the taste energise all your senses. But, if grinding the beans, spooning out the ground coffee, or boiling the kettle is too troublesome for you. Then Vero could be the thing you are looking for. Vero packs all the joys of coffee into a hassle-free, disposable, plastic capsule, delivering the perfect cup at a push of a button.

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How do we do this? Let’s start with our coffee capsule.  Similar to a teabag, the coffee capsule is designed to deliver a pre-portioned serving of exquisite coffee. But, what makes these capsules special?

Like the best of wines, the process of making the best coffee starts from selecting the finest raw materials. From premium coffee plantations across India, red, cherry shaped coffee fruits are harvested, when they are perfectly ripe.  The fruits are hand-picked to guarantee the best quality.

Superior quality is the drive behind every Vero capsule. To ensure each and every cup is perfect, the beans are removed from the fruit and then sorted by size and density. Then finally it is sorted by colour, both by hand and electronically.

After sorting, the beans are roasted to enhance the taste. The perfect roasting is determined by time, temperature and other factors suited to the blend. Since poor roasting can ruin the finest coffee, an expert develops a specific roast profile for each blend, to deliver an authentic coffee experience.

Grinding releases the hidden aromas in coffee. The grind technique enhances the flavour and adds texture to every coffee. Since every coffee is different, the grinding technique used is different for different blends.

Finally, the coffee is packed in a capsule and sealed, so that nothing can interfere with the quality of the coffee when it is delivered straight to your cup.

What makes Vero Special?

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India is a melting pot of cultures and religions and has so much to offer on so many levels. Right from the mesmerising beauty of the lotus temple to the grandeur of the Taj Mahal that takes your breath away. When it comes to food, India charms you with lip-smacking biryani, delicious curries down to a refreshing cup of coffee or chai from the corner of the street.

India is primarily known as a tea-drinking nation, but did you know, India is the sixth largest producer of coffee in the world? India follows Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia and Ethiopia in the worldwide production of coffee.

The roots of India’s coffee growing history could be traced down to saint Bababudan, who on his pilgrimage to Mecca carried seven magical coffee beans from Yemen to Mysore and planted them in the Chandragiri hills of Karnataka. From here it spread to other parts of the country. And overtime, the coffee from these regions developed their own special identity.

Indian coffee is mostly known for its mild tone, exquisite taste, and fine aroma. These qualities are associated with all variants of coffee produced in India, however, unique they are.

There are a growing number of coffee enthusiasts In India who have already tasted western blends and brews. It’s time to let them discover the world of Indian coffee.

Vero plans to tap into each and every variant of Indian coffee from the subtle to the strong, and let your palate indulge in an experience it has never experienced before.