Paul deLima brewing up local coffee for nearly 100 years

We're giving you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at a well-known Central New York coffee manufacturer.

The Paul deLima Coffee company has more than 6,000 commercial customers and more than 2,000 products, according to the company's website.

And yes - there really was a Paul deLima.

He started the company with his mother, Ella, in 1916.

President Teddy Roosevelt gave it an endorsement while touring through the area, according to the Paul deLima website.

The company has had several location changes It opened its current manufacturing plant in Cicero in 1990.

On Today in Central New York, we're taking a look at everything from the roasting station, to the line production, to where each cup of coffee is tasted, evaluated, and recorded.

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