What does FORTO taste like?
It’s delicious, of course! Imagine the finest coffee on the planet (Organic, Fair Trade, 100% Arabica), then imagine we made it even tastier by cold brewing it for 20 hours. It is light and deliciously-smooth, while giving you the energy you need.
What type of coffee beans do you use?
We only use 100% Arabica coffee beans, hand-selected from family farms in Colombia.
How do you brew your coffee?
Our unique cold brew process includes hand-selecting, then grounding, then soaking 100% Arabica coffee beans in cold water for over 20 hours. Then the water is brought to room temperature, and after steeping, the coffee grounds are filtered out of the water. The result is a deliciously smooth coffee.
How much caffeine or energy does a bottle have?
We have 100mg flavors equal to 1 full cup of coffee and 200mg flavors equal to 2 full cups of coffee.
How many bottles can I drink each day?
Consult your doctor in case you have a heart condition or should not be drinking caffeinated products. For most people, we recommend only drinking 2 bottles of FORTO per day, several hours apart (that’s assuming you’re not also drinking other high-energy drinks at the same time). Consider limiting caffeine to avoid nervousness, sleeplessness, or rapid heartbeat.
Can pregnant women or children drink it?
Unfortunately no! This level of caffeine is not recommended for children, pregnant or nursing women. They’ll have to wait to try delicious FORTO Strong Coffee, until after they’ve had the baby, or until after they become adults!
What flavors does FORTO come in?
6 delicious flavors: 4 latte coffee shots made with organic whole milk and 2 pure black coffee shots. We’re working on other flavors to launch later! If you have any ideas, don't hesitate to reach out!
How many calories and grams of sugar are in a FORTO?
FORTO contains 0 to 7 grams of organic cane sugar per bottle depending on the flavor, with some of the sugar occurring naturally within the organic whole milk. The calorie count ranges from 0 to 35 calories per bottle.
Does it contain any milk?
We have latte flavors, made with organic milk and pure black flavors that are dairy-free. Check out our shop page for the full selection.
Can I add milk or creamer into the bottle myself?
Yes! We designed the bottle to have some head-space at the top to add milk or creamer if you prefer it that way!
Is it All-Natural?
Yes, we use just a few simple ingredients. FORTO doesn’t contain any artificial ingredients, nor any preservatives!
Is it Organic?
FORTO is certified USDA Organic.
Is it Fair Trade?
FORTO only uses Fair Trade certified coffee.
Is it Gluten-Free?
Yes, none of the ingredients we use contain any Gluten.
What is the shelf life of your drinks?
Unopened, the bottles last up to 12-18 months depending on whether or not they have added organic milk. Please reference the expiry date on the bottom of your bottle.
How do I open and drink the bottle?
Just snap-open the cap, then peel off the seal (which is there to prevent oxidation, protect the taste and ensure no-tamper evidence). Then you can sip, shoot, or mix with another drink!
Is the bottle portable?
Oh yes, we designed it just for that reason. So go ahead and throw it your pocket or purse, and take it with you on the road.
Can I heat up the bottle?
We recommend you pour the contents of your FORTO bottle into another cup that is microwave-friendly. PLEASE NOTE: each FORTO bottle has a plastic seal under the cap, which should be removed prior to heating in microwave.
Can I refrigerate the bottle?
Yes, of course! We think it tastes great over ice.
Can I drink half a bottle and save the rest for later?
We recommend drinking immediately upon opening. If you save an opened bottle for later consumption, not only will the coffee taste turn as it is exposed to oxygen, but because there are no preservatives, it won't be safe for more than an hour or two.
After finishing my bottle, can I recycle it?
Yes, we designed it that way! The FORTO bottle is recyclable in communities that recycle #3 plastics.