Getting to Know Coffee

From beans to brews, take your coffee knowledge up a notch.

Arabica Beans

The first coffee ever cultivated and accounts for more than 60% of the world’s coffee. It has a soft, sweet taste with ideal acidity.

Robusta Beans

Robust in many ways with a deeper, stronger taste than Arabica. It has more caffeine and antioxidants. It has a lower acidity, with more body and bitterness.

Ready to Roast

Light brown coffee beans in an orange circle.
Lightly roasted coffee possesses a mild, toasted grain taste. The body is light and there’s plenty of acidity.
Reddish brown coffee beans in a red circle.
Medium roasted coffee has bold flavor, more body, less acidity and can be the most fruity and sweet amongst all roast types.
Dark brown coffee beans in a brown circle.
Dark roasted coffee is intense and bitter and is far less acidic than other roast types. They can have a smoky or chocolatey sweet taste, too.

Make It In An Instant

Instant coffee is the easy way to make coffee your way, hot or cold.
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Hot Coffee

  1. Add (1) tsp NESCAFÉ® instant coffee to cup.
  2. Carefully pour 6 oz of hot water into the cup and stir.
  3. Add sweetener and milk, if you like.
  4. Have a taste. Want it stronger? Just add more coffee.


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Iced Coffee

  1. Combine (1) tbsp NESCAFÉ® instant coffee and (2) tbsp hot water in tall glass; stir until coffee is dissolved.
  2. Fill glass with ice.
  3. Add (1) cup milk or cold water; stir to combine.
  4. Add sweetener, if you like.
  5. Enjoy.


Cozy Up to Classic Coffee Drinks

A dalgona in a glass on a red circle.
A dalgona is made by whipping equal parts instant coffee, sugar and hot water until creamy, then adding cold or hot milk.
A latte with floral latte art in a coffee mug on an orange circle.
A cappuccino is made with one-third espresso, one-third hot milk and one-third frothy milk foam on top.
A latte with floral latte art in a coffee mug on an orange circle.
A latte or cafe latte is similar to a cappuccino, but with more milk and only about a finger width of foam on top.
A mug filled with café con leche and a spoon on a gray circle.
A Spanish style drink made by mixing equal parts strong black coffee and scalded milk.