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Put on some coffee and relax for a bit...

Now March, then April...2012 is well on it's way. Is it wrong that I still have poinsettia plants displayed in my house? Don't say it, I know the answer. Yes, it's not right. Sadly, their time has come and gone. sigh On the upside, this means it will soon be time for fresh cut flowers from my garden. Not real soon, but soon enough.

This year is off and running at a fast pace. The next round of holidays are also approaching...Easter, then Mother's Day, then Graduations then Father's Day and then....


Outdoor markets are approaching quite swiftly as well. Let's pray for a mild, non-stormy season - at least for Saturday mornings - that's all we ask, at least for now...wink wink.

Brian and I recently attended the Illinois Products Expo in Springfield. We were humbled by the wonderful crowd and excitement surrounding our artisan collection. So many of our products sold out over the two day show. A BIG thank you to all who came out to see us!

At the expo, many MANY consumers asked if we were in local area stores. We are working hard to bring your faves to your local marketplaces. If you know of a store that you feel would be a good fit for our products, we encourage you to mention JAVA & Co. to the store management. Retailers tend to be more receptive to their customer recommendations versus a company trying to 'sell' them something. Customer recommendations DO work!

Speaking of customer recommendations, if you have special topic requests you'd like to see discussed in our newsletter or products you'd like to know more about, or if you just want to say 'hi guys' - email Brian and I at!

Jamie Knoll
Owner / Founder

JAVA & Co.
Small Batch Recipes


The BUZZ...


Press Feature

Thank you to USA Today Magazine for the January 2012 feature noting eco-friendly e-commerce and our coffee infused syrups!
The Illinois Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Marketing and Promotion for the recent interview. We are thrilled to begin 2012 with such fantastic local and national support!

Click Here to visit our News & Events page to read the press and write-ups - that with our customers' support - we have received for our small batch business!


RECIPE: Rich Coffee infused Syrup Glazed Ham

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A favorite recipe for the holidays. With Easter approaching, we'd like to share this with you again.

JAVA GLAZED SPICED HAM ~ rich, candied & savory!

2 tsp JAVA Spice – Meat & Seafood Rub
5 oz JAVA French Vanilla Syrup
6 to 8 lb. Ham with bone in
1 cup Water

1. Preheat roaster to 450º.

2. Using a sharp knife, make 1/4-inch-deep slashes in the ham in a criss-cross pattern making 1 inch squares. Rub the spice rub over the ham and into the slashes and let stand for 5 minutes.
3. Place ham on rack in roaster flat side down. Pour 1 cup of water in the bottom of the roaster. Roast at 450º for 30 minutes.
4. Reduce heat to 275º and baste (brush with a pastry brush) ham with JAVA syrup. Reserve extra syrup.
5. Continue basting ham with syrup every 20 to 30 minutes until ham reaches an internal temperature of 160º.

6. Note: Once you run out of extra syrup, baste ham from syrup and juices in the bottom of the roaster.
7. When ham reaches an internal temperature of 160º(according to meat thermometer), then remove from heat. Let rest for 10 minutes. Slice and enjoy!


Drinking coffee is one thing, but wearing coffee? Says who? Says us!

Wake Up Smart Retailer 2012

Wake Up! Bath & Body Coffee infused Gift Collection

The new Wake Up! Bath & Body Collection was a FAVE at the recent Illinois Products Expo. The JA-MOCHA Collection found its way into many Illinois households - via men and women!

Why Coffee Infused You Ask?
The skin absorbs the caffeine and is a natural pick-me-up. Plus, the caffeine invigorates the skin and is known to tighten and firm. The fresh roasted Arabica coffee we use is an excellent exfoliant. The coffee butter in our body butter, lip balms and whipped body frosting (lotion) has incredibly rich moisturizing properties and is velvety smooth. Last, but not least, coffee is a natural ingredient.

Will I smell like COFFEE all day?
No, the coffee represents the natural aroma of the ingredients (the coffee butter and fresh ground coffee - where present). We do not add coffee fragrance oil or espresso fragrance oil to these products. Once absorbed into the skin, the coffee aroma will begin to dissipate.

Each of these pick-me-up products are naturally made in small batches with proprietary recipes and hand picked fresh ingredients. No artificial colors. No parabens. No formaldehydes. No phthalates. Recognizable ingredient list.

At the end of the day, if you are looking for an invigorating and moisturizing - naturally made, small batch bath and body collection which is VOID of any known toxins, this is the collection for you - from body scrubs to velvety lip balms to silky lotions - we have you covered - literally!

Visit our website JAVA & Co.and click on the category Body Care - Delicious Treatments.


FREE Shipping!

For orders of $49 or more, standard shipping is FREE for a limited time. Due to the overwhelming customer response, we have extended this promotion once again.

Thank you!

Visit for FREE Shipping Offer Details.


Upcoming Events - 2012

The next market event may be in late April at The University of Illinois. We'll keep you posted on our Facebook page as things firm up for this event!

Saturday Markets begin in May and June! We will be returning to the outdoor Farm Markets in Bloomington and Peoria this year. Schedules will be posted soon!

Become a Fan of our Facebook Page: JAVA & Co.'s Facebook Page to stay updated of JAVA & Co.'s whereabouts and last minute market attendance changes.

Visit our website for upcoming events as they develop and are added to the BUZZ News & Events page.


Private Label


JAVA & Co. provides private label options for both special events and corporate branding.

Want a custom message or image instead of the JAVA & Co. logo? Make your baby shower, birthday, anniversary, bridal shower or special event even more memorable with private labeling.

Do you want to order wholesale from us, and prefer to have your logo on the product? We can make it happen.

Visit our website for details.


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Order Online:
JAVA & Co.'s Company Direct Website. Offering Complete Line of JAVA & Co.'s Artisan Specialty Foods
Offering Natural Products for Thoughtful Shoppers - Offering Hand Selected JAVA & Co. Syrups & Spice
Specialty Food Website - Offering Select JAVA & Co. Gifts

The Nibble Gourmet Market
Specialty Food Website - Nibble on their Favorite Products - Offering Select JAVA & Co. Gift Crates

Order Via Email:

Wholesale Inquiries:

Shop Local:
Carousel Beauty Salon
405 West Park Row Street
Henry, Illinois 61537
*Now Carrying the Wake Up! Bath & Body Collection

the coffeE cup
505 Edward Street
Henry, Illinois 61537
(309) 364-4441

Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center
Wireless Internet Cafe
Located in the Lobby
East Peoria, Illinois

Jenkins Country Comforts & Farm Market
1861 State Rt 26
Lowpoint, IL 61545
(309) 822-8645

Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Wireless Internet Coffee Gift Shop
Bloomington - Normal, IL

Shop New York:
The Shop at Wave Hill
West 249th Street & Independence Avenue (front gate), Bronx, New York, 10471
(718) 549-3200

Shop Pennsylvania:
Fare on Main
205 North Main Street
Sellersville, Pennsylvania 18960.
(267) 354-1756

Special Note: Select items are available at Retailers. Shop for the complete collection of JAVA & Co. specialties.


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Founders, Brian & Jamie Knoll
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