Specialty coffee has taken the coffee industry by storm, but what does it really mean? In this blog post, we explore the origins of specialty coffee and how it differs from regular coffee. We delve into the characteristics of specialty coffee, including its focus on quality, sustainability, and transparency. We also examine the role of small-scale farmers and traditional methods in producing specialty coffee. Additionally, we explore the significance of third-generation coffee shops in the specialty coffee industry, where quality and consistency are paramount. Join us as we explore the world of specialty coffee and what it means to be a third-generation coffee shop.