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January 31, 2023

Does grinding frozen coffee damage your grinder?

In recent years, we have seen an increasing number of specialty coffee shops and roasters freezing roasted coffee beans. There are several reasons for doing so, but the main argument is simple: to preserve freshness for as long as possible. Traditionally, storing roasted coffee in a cool and dry place has been the most common way of maintaining freshness. However, in light of the numerous benefits of freezing coffee, it… read more

In recent years, we have seen an increasing number of specialty coffee shops and roasters freezing roasted coffee beans. There are several reasons for doing so, but the main argument is simple: to preserve freshness for as long as possible.… read more

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...

December 20, 2019

How to Make Great Coffee While Camping & Caravanning

The smell of fresh air, a cool breeze, and the sound of birdsong: there’s nothing quite like waking up in the great outdoors. What makes...

November 27, 2019

The Perfect Daily Grind Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Getting someone the perfect gift isn’t always easy. And with so many celebrations taking place in December, your shopping list is probably growing by the...

August 30, 2019

What Creates Coffee Aroma? Understanding The Chemistry

We drink coffee to enjoy its unique flavor notes and its rich aroma. Chocolate, caramel, almonds, fruits, and flowers are all evoked when we make...

June 18, 2019

How to Become More Adventurous With The Coffee You Drink

Do you have a go-to brewing method that you use every time? A standard order at your local coffee shop? Many of us decide on...

March 15, 2019

Drip and immersion brewing: A battle of two methods

Who doesn’t love a filter coffee? You can make it at home without needing a machine or order it in a cafe. It allows you...

February 21, 2019

What Is a Coffee Bean? The Anatomy of The Coffee Cherry

Where does your coffee come from? You may know that coffee is a plant and recognise that the beans came from a bright red coffee...

February 6, 2019

What Should Your Cappuccino Milk Temperature Be?

Have you ever been served a cappuccino that is too hot to handle? Or received one that is lukewarm and unappetising? Or maybe you noticed...

January 25, 2019

Everything you need to know to brew great pour over coffee

Pour over coffee has been embraced by the specialty coffee scene in recent years and there is much discussion about the best techniques and tools...

January 15, 2019

Which Is The Best Non-Dairy Milk For Specialty Coffee?

There are many reasons to choose non-dairy milks and almost as many types to pick from. But which non-dairy milk is best for specialty coffee?...

January 9, 2019

How Coffee Initiatives Can Help Save Lives

Coffee is linked to charitable and social justice causes in many ways, with some more effective than others. But what does an effective development program...