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78th New Human Bean Location in Boise, Idaho

Another New Human Bean Location!

We will open our 78th new Human Bean location, on Friday, July 6th, 2018 in Boise, Idaho.  This will also be the 10th franchise location for the Human Bean of Treasure Valley!  The Human Bean of Treasure Valley franchise locations are owned and operated by Alex and Wendy Furioso.  They also own locations in Boise, Garden City, Nampa, Meridian and Caldwell.  They opened their first Idaho franchise location in May of 2011. The double drive thru window building is located on West Lake Hazel Road and they will additionally celebrate the opening with drink specials Monday and Tuesday, July 9th and 10th.

boise new location

The Human Bean’s commitment to developing the best drive-thru espresso led us to franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002. We are proud to announce that with the opening of this location, The Human Bean has now expanded to 78 locations in ten states, 65 of those being franchised locations and 13 being corporate locations. We expect to continue this growth through approved franchisees that share the same determination and commitment to our goals for this exceptional brand and have plans to open several more locations in the near future.

Lake Hazel Boise Contact Information

The new Lake Hazel Human Bean is located at 10771 W. Lake Hazel Rd., Boise, ID 83709.  Their hours will be 5am – 9pm M-F, Sat & Sun 6am-9pm.  Their phone is 208-362-1159.  You can find them on social media at @TheHumanBeanIdaho on Facebook  and @thehumanbean_id on Instagram.

2018-07-12T21:05:15+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, What's New @ HB?|Tags: , , , |

New Locations in Hayden ID & Springfield OR

Hayden, Idaho

The Human Bean opened their 76th location, on Tuesday June, 26th 2018.  The new Hayden, Idaho location is owned and operated by Alicia Addy.  Addy also owns another Human Bean location in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho that she has been operating since 2008. The new double drive thru window building is located on North Government Way.

The new Human Bean of Hayden is located at 8712 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID 83835.  Their hours will be 5am – 7:30pm Monday-Saturday and Sunday 6am-6pm. You can follow them on social media at @TheHumanBeanNorthIdaho on Facebook and at @thehumanbeancdahayden on Instagram.

hayden ID location

Springfield, Oregon

The Human Bean will open their 77th location, on Monday, July 2, 2018 in Springfield, Oregon.  The new location is owned and operated by Joe & Cathleen Karcher and their daughter, Lauren Karcher of JCK Coffee Company.  “We are so excited to be joining the Springfield community!! We can’t wait to better serve Lane County with another location.”  The Karchers own four other locations in Salem, Keizer and two in Eugene and this will be their 5th location, the first one in Springfield.  The double drive thru window building is located on South 14th Street and Main Street.

The new Springfield Human Bean is located at 160 South 14th St., Springfield, OR 97477.  Their hours will be 5am – 9pm daily. Their phone is 541-780-6856.  You can find them on social media at @thehumanbeaneugene on Facebook or Instagram.

springfield OR location

The Human Bean’s commitment to developing the best drive-thru espresso led us to franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002. We are proud to announce that with the opening of this location, The Human Bean has now expanded to 77 locations in ten states, 64 of those being franchised locations and 13 being corporate locations. We expect to continue this growth through approved franchisees that share the same determination and commitment to our goals for this exceptional brand and have plans to open several more locations in the near future.

2018-07-12T21:06:20+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, What's New @ HB?|Tags: , , , , , |

Buy One Get One Granitas!

Buy One Get One Granitas (BOGO Granitas!)

Buy One Get One Granitas will be offered on June 21st, as a celebration of the first day of summer at participating locations!  Just tell the barista “BOGO Granitas” at the window when you order your first Granita and you will receive the 2nd Granita of equal or lesser value for free (valid up to 20 oz. size).  Granitas are a delicious blend of frozen espresso and you can add flavor or real caramel or chocolate sauce!  This is a great time to try one with a friend!  Or…we won’t tell if you decide to drink them both yourself either!!!  You can still earn rewards by paying with our new App too!

View our full menu of frozen treats and more HERE.

2018-06-18T21:11:09+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, Giving Back|Tags: , , , , |

Human Bean’s 75th Location Opens – Eugene, OR

Human Bean Opens 75th Location

Human Bean Opens 75th Location in Eugene, OR

Human Bean opens 75th location in Eugene, OR, on Tuesday May 8, 2018. The double drive thru window building is located on Chad Drive just off Coburg Rd.

The new Eugene location is owned and operated by Joe & Cathleen Karcher and their daughter, Lauren Karcher of JCK Restaurants.  “We are so excited to be expanding the brand in our hometown! We love The Human Bean so much and what the company stands for and are so grateful for the opportunity to grow in this community,” says Lauren Karcher. The Karchers also own three other locations in Salem, Keizer and Eugene as well.  They are planning on opening a 5th location in Springfield soon.

Eugene’s 2nd Human Bean is located at 2809 Chad Drive, Eugene, OR 97408. Their hours will be 5am – 9pm daily. Their phone is 541-515-6161.  You can find a full list of all Human Bean locations here.

The Human Bean’s commitment to developing the best drive-thru espresso led us to franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002. We are also proud to announce that with the opening of this location The Human Bean has now expanded to 75 locations in ten states. 62 of those being franchised locations and 13 being corporate locations. We expect to continue this growth and have plans to open several more locations in the near future.

2018-06-05T22:34:12+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, What's New @ HB?|Tags: , , |

Portland Oregon New Human Bean

Portland Oregon new Human Bean location is now open!  The Human Bean opened their 74th location on April 18th of 2018.  This is the first Human Bean to be located within Portland city limits.  It is located at 4385 NE Sandy Blvd.  Their hours will be 5am-9pm daily.  This location was completely remodeled and formerly hosted a KFC restaurant.  It has an open walk-in cafe concept paired with the traditional Human Bean drive-thru window as well.  This is only the 3rd of it’s kind for Human Bean locations.

Eater PDX refers to this location as The Human Bean’s first location in Portland Proper.  It is our first location within city limits.  Although we have several other locations within the Portland suburbs and surrounding areas.  The franchise owners of this location also own locations in Clackamas and Wilsonville.  Additionally there are locations in Beaverton and Hillsboro.

Portland Oregon New Human Bean

About The Human Bean Franchise

The Human Bean started  franchising The Human Bean’s brand and system in 2002. We are proud to announce that with the opening of this location, The Human Bean has expanded to 74 locations.  The Human Bean is also in ten states. 61 of those are franchised locations and 13 are corporate locations. We expect to continue this growth.  There is also plans to open several more locations in the near future.

2018-04-20T21:16:22+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, What's New @ HB?|Tags: , , , , , |

Swiss Water Process

Swiss Water Process for Decaffeinating Coffee

swiss water process

Did you know that chemicals are used to make most decaffeinated coffee?  But not ours!  We use something called the Swiss Water Process.  This particular method of decaffeination is different from the rest.  It does not directly or indirectly add chemicals to extract the caffeine. Rather, it relies entirely on two concepts, solubility and osmosis, to decaffeinate coffee beans.  This method is also exclusively used on organic coffee beans.

Swiss Water Process Step 1

The coffee beans first come from the finest growing regions around the world. They clean and hydrate them with pure, local water to prepare them for caffeine removal.  These beans are beginning their journey to becoming amazing decaf coffee.

Swiss Water Process Step 2

Then their Green Coffee Extract (GCE) is introduced to the beans and caffeine removal begins. Caffeine ventures out on its own, away from the coffee beans into the GCE.  This occurs until the ratio of soluble compounds in the GCE to the compounds in the coffee reach the point of equilibrium. Caffeine and GCE flow continuously through carbon filters.  This traps and seperates all the caffeine from the GCE. Then they refresh the GCE and use it again and again to remove more caffeine.

Swiss Water Process Step 3

For the next 10 hours, a team continuously monitors the process and caffeine levels in each batch they are decaffeinating. They monitor time, gauge temperature controls, and check the levels on the GCE flow. The result of all this loving attention to detail is worth it.  It produces 99.9% caffeine-free coffee that still tastes great.

Swiss Water Process Step 4

Lastly,  they ship the decaffeinated green beans to the roasters and the specialty coffee brands like The Human Bean.  The beans now become something special that is ready to brew and enjoy.

swiss water process

You can purchase our decaffeinated coffee online here.  Or just order your favorite espresso drink to be made decaf at the nearest Human Bean location.

2018-03-01T19:05:28+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, HB Innovation|Tags: , , |

House Specialty Human Bean Drinks

House Specialty Human Bean drinks are what set us apart from our competitors.  We use our rich espresso to make creative espresso drinks that can be made hot, iced or blended.  We use Hershey’s and Ghirardelli chocolates.  And we also use high quality flavored syrups to create these customer favorites.  Try them all and you’ll be pleasantly surprised and satisfied.

House Specialty Human Bean drinks

House Specialty Human Bean Drinks

Snowy (White Chocolate Mocha): Our signature specialty drink. Rich white chocolate, milk and our delicious espresso.

Muddy Snowy: A customer favorite specialty drink, double the chocolate. Rich white chocolate, chocolate milk and espresso.

Double Chocolate Mocha: Twice the dark chocolate goodness! Chocolate milk, Hershey’s and espresso will cure your chocolate craving!

Mexi Mocha: Spicy Mexican chocolate, milk and espresso shots. This one is a true winner in our book!

Sugar-free Mexi Mocha: Espresso shots, sugar-free cinnamon syrup, sugar-free chocolate and milk.

Snowy Mexi: White chocolate and Mexican chocolate is amazing! Two chocolates, espresso and milk make this a winner.

Vanilla Mocha: Chocolate milk, vanilla flavor and espresso shots.

Caramel Mocha: Chocolate milk, caramel flavor (or real caramel if you would like!) and espresso shots.

Caramel Hazelnut Mocha: Another one of our signature drinks! Caramel (syrup or sauce), hazelnut, chocolate milk and espresso.

Caramel Macchiato: Vanilla cappuccino with real caramel sauce.

Irish Cream Breve: A customer favorite! Irish cream, Half and Half and espresso shots.

Chocolate Mac Breve: If you haven’t experience our Chocolate Macadamia Nut flavor, you must try this! Rich cream, chocolate mac flavor and espresso shots.

2018-05-31T15:14:31+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso, HB Innovation|

Frozen Favorite Human Bean Drinks

Frozen Favorite Human Bean drinks include Smoothies, Granitas, Java Chips and Frozen Hot Chocolate too.  If you aren’t sure what all of these drinks are then check out the descriptions below.  Frozen Favorite Human Bean drinks are great on a hot day or also as an afternoon treat!  We use real fruit in our smoothies and Hershey’s chocolate in our Granitas.  You can add flavored syrups to any of these drinks to create something one of a kind as well.

Frozen Favorite Human Bean drinks

Frozen Favorite Human Bean Drinks

Granita: What is a granita? It’s our rich espresso blended to perfection! You can add any flavor your heart desires. Some customer favorites are Hershey’s, chocolate milk, caramel, or snowy.  But the list is endless! Also available: Decaf, decaf mocha, low fat

Real Fruit Smoothie: Fruit pureed to perfection. We have a wide variety of flavors to tempt your taste buds. We can also make your smoothie with dairy alternative or dairy free as well.

Chocolate or Vanilla Smoothie: Blended, creamy vanilla or chocolate smoothie. Add a flavor to make it special!

Chai Smoothie: Our classic Chai blended into rich creaminess!

Mate Smoothie: Mate tea blended with our frappe makes a tasty smoothie.

Frozen Hot Chocolate: Delicious chocolate mix blended into a rich creamy smoothie. This is a crowd pleaser!

Green Tea Smoothie: This might be your new favorite smoothie! Green tea is great hot or iced but have you tried blended into this creamy treat?

Acai Smoothie: The acai berry is not only tasty but good for you too. We serve the acai smoothie dairy free and blended to perfection.

Java Chip: Everyone loves Java Chip! Try it as a smoothie (no espresso) or as a granita (served with shots). We recommend adding peppermint or cherry to give it a kick!

Low Carb: Need a low carb treat? We’ve got you covered. Low carb is served as a smoothie or granita (with espresso shots), pick your flavor of chocolate or vanilla.

Protein: Need a protein boost? We have a delicious vanilla whey protein that can be blended into a smoothie or granita (with espresso shots).

Frozen Favorite Human Bean drinks

Check out our full menu of drinks here.

Discover more types of favorite drinks on our blog!

2018-01-12T23:16:46+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Coffee & Espresso|Tags: , , , , , |

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

We have the perfect gift for everyone on your list!  Use our Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide to make shopping easy.  Then stop by your nearest Human Bean location today to find a variety of items for all the Human Bean lovers in your life!  Find your nearest location here.

Human Bean Gift Cards

Right now for the month of December we are running our Re-charge campaign.  For every $20 worth of gift cards that you buy, we will give you a free 20 oz. drink!  You can enjoy the drink right then yourself or save the free drink card to give as a gift!  Gift cards make great gifts for teachers, college students, best friends or just about anyone!  We can sell them in any amount you like at any of our Human Bean locations.

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

Human Bean Hydro Flasks

We sell Hydro Flasks with our logo on them and a variety of other designs.  These reusable mugs keep cold drinks cold for 24 hours and hot drinks hot for 12 hours.  Plus they are leak proof and durable and come in so many fun colors and sizes!  Stop by your nearest location to see what they have in stock; every location will have something different!  Right now we even have cute limited edition Holiday themed Hydro Flasks!

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

Mugs and Cold Cups

We have a variety of other mugs and cold cups as well.  These ceramic mugs are great for drinking your morning coffee or tea at home!  And our insulated cold cups with straw are really popular and come in fun colors too!

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

Human Bean Coffee!

Did you know that you can buy the same coffee we brew at all of our locations to drink at home as well?  We sell it in 16 oz. bags or in single serve cups for Kuerig coffee makers.  Ask at your favorite location next time you drive through and share our delicious Human Bean coffee with someone who many not live so close to one of our locations.

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

We saved the best for last!  We know how much you love that chocolate covered espresso bean treat that comes on the lid of your cup!  Did you know you can buy those same beans in bulk?  We sell them by the half pound or pound and they make a surprisingly sweet gift!  Ask your barista to bag some up for you next time you visit!

Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide

We hope our Human Bean Holiday Gift Guide has shown you how super easy holiday gift shopping can be!  If you are going to be making a stop at one of our Human Bean locations any how then you might as well cross some items off your list!

Espresso Human Bean Drinks

Espresso Human Bean drinks are what many people know us for!  We use our rich smooth espresso beans to make a perfect drink for you.  If you don’t have a favorite drink yet then try one of the Espresso Human Bean Drinks below!

Espresso Human Bean drinks

Espresso Human Bean Drink Types

Espresso: Our award winning dark roasted espresso blend is rich and smooth with sweet toffee notes. Farm Friendly beans from Papua New Guinea, Colombia

Café Latte: Espresso shots and steamed milk. Ask out how many shots are in each size… more than most!

Cappuccino: Espresso shot and milk foam. Dry = all foam, Wet = ½ foam and ½ steamed milk

Mocha: Espresso shots and rich, creamy steamed chocolate milk

Sugar Free (SF) Mocha: Espresso shots, sugar free rich chocolate sauce and steamed milk.

Not Fat Mocha: Espresso shots, rich chocolate sauce and steamed milk.

Dairy free Mocha: Espresso shots, rich chocolate sauce and dairy alternatives (Most locations carry soy, coconut and almond milks. More options may be available, please ask your barista.)

Breve: Espresso shot and cream.

Americano: Espresso shots and hot water. If you love espresso this is a must try!

Check out our full menu of drinks here.

And read our blog to discover other types of drinks we make!

 

2018-05-02T15:28:20+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Categories: Coffee & Espresso|Tags: , , , , |