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March 4, 2021

Coffee, health & wellness: Exploring “the original superfood”

March 1, 2021

Six years on: An updated guide to buying home espresso machines

February 15, 2021

Four tips for developing coffee education programmes: What to focus on

February 9, 2021

Sugar in coffee: Exploring an age-old habit

December 2, 2020

The Perfect Daily Grind holiday gift guide 2020

May 17, 2021

Grinding for espresso at home

Pulling café-quality espresso shots is a goal for home baristas all around the world. For many, however, choosing the right equipment is a key challenge. Without it, your espresso extraction will fall short time and time again. And while many consumers think that a high-end espresso machine can guarantee them delicious coffee, it isn't that simple. Without a good, consistent grinder in your home barista setup, you will struggle to… read more

Pulling café-quality espresso shots is a goal for home baristas all around the world. For many, however, choosing the right equipment is a key challenge. Without it, your espresso extraction will fall short time and time again. And while many… read more

May 17, 2021

Grinding for espresso at home

Pulling café-quality espresso shots is a goal for home baristas all around the world. For many, however, choosing the right equipment is a key challenge....

March 4, 2021

Coffee, health & wellness: Exploring “the original superfood”

From doctors and medical experts to nutritionists and sports coaches, the health benefits of coffee have been well-documented over the years by medical and healthcare...

March 1, 2021

Six years on: An updated guide to buying home espresso machines

More than six years have passed since we published our home espresso machine buyer’s guide. Much like the rest of the coffee sector, the world...

February 15, 2021

Four tips for developing coffee education programmes: What to focus on

In recent years, coffee education has become more and more popular across the sector. The rise in classes, seminars, webinars, workshops, and virtual events is...

February 9, 2021

Sugar in coffee: Exploring an age-old habit

All around the world, people add sugar or sweeteners to their coffee, and have done so for centuries.  Although third wave coffee consumers generally lean...

December 2, 2020

The Perfect Daily Grind holiday gift guide 2020

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a difficult and unpredictable year for all of us across the coffee sector. At the end of March,...

November 2, 2020

Can You Use Coffee As A Fitness Supplement?

Sports drinks and supplements are incredibly popular among athletes and fitness professionals, but in recent years, more and more products have emerged citing the fitness...

August 28, 2020

Finding The Right Coffee To Suit Your Needs

It isn’t always easy to pick out a bag of beans at your favorite café or roastery. There is so much information available, but not...

August 27, 2020

The Rise Of Instant Coffee

Soluble or instant coffee has seen consistent demand for decades because of its affordability and convenience. In recent years, a number of major coffee companies...

August 25, 2020

Do Different Materials Affect The Flavour Of Your Coffee?

You’ve picked out your favourite origin from your favourite roaster, bought your coffee, and brewed it to perfection. It might seem like there’s nothing left...

August 10, 2020

“100% Arabica”: What Does It Mean?

Choosing a coffee can be overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the terms used on packaging. A common label you’ll see is the claim that the...

August 5, 2020

“Strong Coffee”: Definitions From Around The World

What is strong coffee? Some people use the term to describe a concentrated beverage, while others associate it with high caffeine content or a darker...

July 31, 2020

Responsible Coffee Cupping During Covid-19

Professionals cup coffee to observe the quality, aroma, and flavours of a coffee. Cupping is typically carried out in groups, generally to foster discussion and...

April 15, 2020

How to Store Coffee at Home

Coffee tastes best when it’s fresh. So, how can you take the measures at home to ensure your coffee stays that way?  There are many...

March 30, 2020

French Press to Pour Over: How to Make Great Coffee at Home

Delicate filter coffees and bold espressos aren’t solely found in coffee shops. Brewing coffee can be done from the comfort of your own home, too....

March 26, 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Cupping Coffee & Improving Your Palate

Cupping is the industry standard for coffee quality evaluations, and a great way to learn more about coffee whether you’re a consumer, roaster, trader, or...