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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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Our 2022 Carbon Disclosure Return

Our 2022 Carbon Disclosure Return

We are delighted to have submitted our carbon emissions for the year as part of our annual submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project or CDP as it’s more commonly known as.  CDP is an international non-profit organisation that encourages companies and businesses to...

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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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