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Two new beauties, a book deal, and the problem with assumptions

Two new beauties, a book deal, and the problem with assumptions


We have just released two new coffees. We had to confirm a few process details with the farmer directly before getting the web site details ready and sending the info off to get our info cards printed. This is because we made an assumption that was wrong. Worka Wuri Our second washed Yirgacheffe of the season comes from the Worka Wuri wetmill located near Gedeb town, not far from Yirgacheffe. The mill sits at the remarkable altitude of 2,140masl and processes cherries from around 650 local s...

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Coffee, container vessels, labelling faux pas and Jack


We were supposed to be launching two new coffees this week, but alas compounded alongside the many challenges facing ...

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Geisha, Cinnamon and bitterness


New releases We have two new coffees to launch imminently. Both special and both very different from one another. Fir...

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2021 is coming..


    This time of year I normally do a post about numbers. You know, the number of kg’s roasted, the number origins,...

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UK Roaster Wars 2020 WRAPUP

02.12.20 The results are in. The first UK Roaster Wars challenge has been run and won. 20 of some of the best specialty roasters in the UK took part and created a great community buzz. Read more

Turning 6

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Two Coffees - two roast profiles


We planned to launch two new freshly landed coffees this week and threw out a little taste challenge.  Two coffees, t...

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Dare to dream


Once upon a time….around 2008, I fell in love with coffee. Specifically I fell in love with the process of making gre...

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What's in a name


  A few years back at Coffee Festival I was waiting for the water to be poured on a bunch of Natural Ethiopians on a...

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