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January 23, 2023

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December 21, 2022

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January 24, 2023

Is the World Barista Championship too exclusive & expensive for competitors?

There are a number of competitions in specialty coffee designed to test the skills and knowledge of industry professionals. However, many consider the World Barista Championship (WBC) to be one of the most esteemed and highly regarded events, acting as a platform to showcase excellence in the barista profession. There are many reasons to celebrate the WBC, but that’s not to say that it hasn’t received a fair share of… read more

There are a number of competitions in specialty coffee designed to test the skills and knowledge of industry professionals. However, many consider the World Barista Championship (WBC) to be one of the most esteemed and highly regarded events, acting as… read more

July 25, 2022

Which material should your grinder burrs be made from?

It’s widely known in the coffee sector that if you want to make great espresso, you need more than just a high-end espresso machine –...

July 6, 2022

Is the coffee industry accessible for people with disabilities?

According to the World Health Organisation, around 15% of the global population (representing about 1 billion people) currently experience some form of disability. And with...

May 23, 2022

Exploring the relationship between oils in coffee and cholesterol

Despite the wealth of scientific research documenting the many health benefits of coffee over the past several decades, claims have emerged in recent years about...

December 7, 2021

The Perfect Daily Grind holiday gift guide 2021

Things have changed over the past 12 months. A year ago, many of us were preparing for a holiday season in the shadow of the...

October 28, 2021

Sweeteners: How do they affect the flavour of your coffee?

While many of us enjoy drinking our coffee with no milk or sugar, there are plenty of people out there who add something to sweeten...

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...