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Loumidis Papagalos Classic – Traditional Greek Coffee Superior quality.
Loumidis Papagalos coffee is the most popular traditional Greek coffee due its exceptional quality that has been consistent for many years. Its trademark, Papagalos ( parrot ), has not been an accidental choice, since parrot is the only bird which feeds on coffee seeds.
Around 1910, when Loumidis brothers became familiar with the coffee’s aroma, manually-operated mills and hand-operated coffee-roasters: this led to the opening of the first Loumidis Shop in Piraeus in 1919. Soon after that Loumidis opened another shop in Stadiou, in the center of Athens. It had already gained reputation all over Greece, and this was only the beginning. In 1969 Loumidis Coffee goes beyond Greek frontiers and starts receiving many awards in international exhibitions.
Specially blended and slow roasted.
See our Greek coffee recipe for instructions on how to brew this flavorful coffee. This coffee is partially ground so it is ready to be prepared in a briki with no further grinding. It must be prepared in a briki and cannot be prepared in a coffee maker.
Directions to make coffee:
1.For each cup desired, measure one demi-tasse cup of cold water into a briki or narrow-necked coffee pot.
2.Add one teaspoon of coffee and sugar to taste. Stir well.
3.Bring to a boil over medium heat.
4.Remove from heat as coffee begins to rise and pour into demi-tasse cups, dividing the foam equally between each cup.
NOTE: Coffee should not be stirred once it has been poured.