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Inject some summer feeling with an Iced Caramel Latte!

Inject some summer feeling with an Iced Caramel Latte!

Variety is the spice of life, as my mother used to say when we were young; along with phrases like ‘there are more fish in the sea’ (which never really helped, sorry Mum!).  But adding an extra dimension to the beverage menu is a simple and easy way to improve...

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A Summer Outside

A Summer Outside

Coffee from horseboxes is a new phenomenon of living with lockdown.  Given the surge in demand for coffee machines going into horseboxes there is apparently plenty of demand from the public to support these local entrepreneurs that see and seize their opportunity. ...

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Our Carbon Journey

Our Carbon Journey

Claims of being carbon neutral or even carbon negative abound as businesses and individuals want to be perceived as at the forefront of fighting climate change, but perception is not always reality and there is quite a bit of smoke and mirrors when it comes to making...

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Coronavirus: What to do next?

Coronavirus: What to do next?

Coronavirus: What to do next? For many businesses, Coronavirus has had a dramatic impact that will change their business models and mindsets for some time to come, some hospitality businesses have seen footfall drop to a tenth or less while others have seen their...

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The motivation behind Woodland Coffee

The motivation behind Woodland Coffee

The concept for Woodland Coffee germinated  from a sense of personal responsibility to make our business activities less damaging to our world; our way of living in the 21st century is as such that we all partake in activities that emit carbon; we stick on the heat,...

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Choosing the right coffee machine

Choosing the right coffee machine

There is an array of coffee equipment to choose in the market today and a lot of coffee machines are chosen based on personal preference; be it colour, shape or brand badge of the machine.  Considerations such as staffing, rotas, throughput and performance are also...

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1938 – A Historic Coffee Date

1938 – A Historic Coffee Date

Picture Milan during the 1930’s, optimism, reinvigoration and innovation was at last starting to creep back into the lively city streets of Milan after the chaos of the 1920’s depression.  A young bar tender called Achille Gaggia saw an opportunity to improve the...

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