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Green Ocean Coffee – Become a volunteer

Green Ocean Coffee – Become a volunteer

We are overwhelmed by the response that our Green Ocean Coffee projects are getting both from the media and the community.  Philip Bromwell from RTE news, produced a really evocative piece on our project to re-introduce the native Irish oysters back into Dublin Bay;...

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The new La Brillante from Gaggia Milano

The new La Brillante from Gaggia Milano

Watermark Coffee are please to announce the inclusion of the La Brillante bean to cup coffee machine from Gaggia Milano into our range of high performance automatic coffee machines. La Brillante is ideal for office and hospitality businesses that need superior quality...

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Woodland Coffee Plantation Update

Woodland Coffee Plantation Update

Patricija, Sean and I recently visited our Woodland Coffee plantation located between the villages of Oola and Pallasgreen in Co. Limerick.  A glorious day with sunshine allowed for a great perspective on what is happening with the trees. The site is a 30 acre mixed...

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Introducing the Gaggia La Dea 1 group coffee machine

Introducing the Gaggia La Dea 1 group coffee machine

New from Gaggia Milano is the La Dea 1 group traditional barista coffee machine. This is a smart looking coffee machine  aimed at premium locations that want to make their coffee a star of the show.  La Dea, meaning ‘Star’; combines tradition, innovation with a...

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Launching Green Ocean Coffee

Launching Green Ocean Coffee

At Watermark, we are committed to running our business in a way that minimises our environmental impact.  This is an unrelenting process that requires a lot of thought and vigilance but we’re up for the challenge!!  As a person who has always been deeply interested in...

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Christmas Opening Hours & Delivery Cut-Offs

Christmas Opening Hours & Delivery Cut-Offs

The festive season is fast approaching, and we would like to make you aware of delivery cut-offs and our Christmas opening hours. The last date for placing orders for delivery before Christmas is Monday 19th December 2022. Whilst every effort will be made to...

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How we reduced our electricity usage by over 50%

How we reduced our electricity usage by over 50%

With 47% of Ireland’s electricity generation in October 2022 coming from wind generation (as reported by the Irish Times) it does seem as if we’re getting somewhere in moving away from our reliance on fossil fuels.  This is truly fantastic news and hopefully we can...

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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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