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The Cost of Coffee

The Cost of Coffee

Those involved in the coffee trade over the past 2 years and have seen gyrations to the coffee price that were previously inconceivable. The worldwide supply of coffee has reduced due to damage from late frosts in Brazil in May 2020 combined with the covid...

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Getting your coffee just right

Getting your coffee just right

Whether you are a home coffee enthusiast or operate in a busy café, ensuring you get the best from your coffee and coffee equipment demands vigilance. In no particular order; the top tips to help you get the most of your coffee and your espresso machine are: 1    Make...

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Moving to Solar Power Generation

Moving to Solar Power Generation

Last July we installed solar panels on the roof of our office and warehouse in Citywest.  With only 8 months of data so far (and most of this during the Autumn and Winter) we have generated almost 11 megawatts of electricity to power our operations. This equates to...

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Increasing footfall in a coffee business

Increasing footfall in a coffee business

With more and more new cafes opening, the challenge for a lot of cafes is how to hold on to and attract customers in the door.  While there is no single panacea; it’s an accumulation of doing a lot right that keeps people coming back and talking about your coffee...

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What is happening in global coffee markets?

What is happening in global coffee markets?

It’s been a year of turmoil on international coffee markets.  The price of green bean coffee has steadily increased month on month since the start of the year pushing up prices by 43%.  So what’s behind these increases? Damage to the Brazilian coffee crop Brazil is...

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Touchless Office Coffee with Coffee APPeal

Touchless Office Coffee with Coffee APPeal

Coffee APPeal is a new user friendly, free app, which allows you to select and customise your coffee selection directly from your smartphone without touching the coffee machine. Simply download the App from the Apple App store or on Google Play for Android devices....

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The Coffee Bean Journey

The Coffee Bean Journey

Coffee is one of the World’s most traded commodities. Coffee production, farming and processing are continually advancing with a continual focus on improving the quality of the coffee green beans. The increasing sophistication in consumer demand requires that coffee...

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Coffee and Sport

Coffee and Sport

With the Olympics starting in a few weeks time, coffee is the drink of choice for many athletes; here are some of the reasons why: Coffee burns fat and boosts energy The high levels of caffeine in coffee significantly improve the ability to burn fat during exercise by...

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Introducing the Gaggia La Nera 2 group

Introducing the Gaggia La Nera 2 group

Looking to supplement your food offering with coffee?  The new Gaggia La Nera 2 group is a great choice, its compact in size at 45 cm in width which should make it easy to squeeze into most places.  The La Nera uses a standard 13 amp plug socket, so no need to get...

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Moving to Solar Power

Moving to Solar Power

We are really excited about getting solar panels installed on our building here in Citywest. We are putting in 64 panels measuring 1.5 square meters each that will generate over 23,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year.  This is about 70% of our yearly usage....

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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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