All About Grinds: Part 2 and Fair-Trade
Coarse Grind: best for a French press.
Medium Grind: best for auto-drip machines.
Fine Grind: best for espresso or cone filters.
10. Who gets fair-trade dollars? Fair-trade coffee is certified to come from small farmer cooperatives that are paid a premium of 10 cents per pound (20 cents for organic). You absorb that cost—plus another 5 to 10 cents for the certifying agency.