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September 8, 2022

How can coffee shops hire & retain long-term staff?

August 22, 2022

How can coffee shops reduce single-use cup waste? 

August 17, 2022

Designing an autumn menu for your coffee shop

August 10, 2022

How can competitors source coffee for the World Barista Championships?

August 4, 2022

Why is thermal stability important for manual coffee brewing?

August 3, 2022

Why is staff turnover an issue for coffee shops?

September 21, 2022

Creating a signature blend for your coffee shop

In today’s competitive specialty coffee market, it’s important for coffee shops to stand out. One of the many ways they can do this is by roasting coffee in-store – creating a unique customer experience that also maximises coffee freshness. Coffee shops can also develop their own signature blends, which help to differentiate them from their competitors. Signature blends not only provide a consistent and repeatable flavour profile for consumers, but… read more

August 10, 2022

How can competitors source coffee for the World Barista Championships?

The World Barista Championships (WBC) give coffee professionals from around the world a platform to…

July 14, 2022

How will sponsor changes affect future World Barista Championships?

On 12 January 2022, the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) announced the qualified sponsors for the…

June 30, 2022

How can coffee shops handle a busy rush?

There’s no doubt that a sudden rush of customers is a familiar prospect for many…

September 21, 2022

Creating a signature blend for your coffee shop

In today’s competitive specialty coffee market, it’s important for coffee shops to stand out. One…

September 8, 2022

How can coffee shops hire & retain long-term staff?

For many baristas and coffee shop staff, passion and interest are two of the biggest…

August 22, 2022

How can coffee shops reduce single-use cup waste? 

Single-use cups are used by coffee shops all around the world. However, with consumers becoming…

March 23, 2022

Should we allow plant milks in the World Barista Championships?

The World Coffee Championships (WCC) exist to promote and showcase excellence in the global coffee…

January 18, 2022

Why have plant-based RTD coffee drinks become so popular?

These days, there are so many different ways to make coffee, and many more places…

March 11, 2021

Plant milks & coffee: What does the future hold?

For some, a cup of coffee wouldn’t be complete without a splash of milk. It…

June 20, 2022

How does temperature stability affect espresso extraction?

Water temperature plays a crucial role in espresso extraction. To produce high-quality espresso, your brewing…

June 6, 2022

How does the espresso machine influence barista workflow?

As the centrepiece of the coffee shop, the espresso machine has a demonstrable impact on…

April 27, 2022

A guide to calibrating your espresso recipes

In coffee shops across the world, one of the most common challenges baristas face is…

August 4, 2022

Why is thermal stability important for manual coffee brewing?

Water temperature plays an important role in manual brewing. According to the Specialty Coffee Association,…

January 15, 2021

Swirl Or Stir? Achieving Even Extraction With Filter Coffee Drippers

When brewing filter coffee, either at home or in a coffee shop, the goal is…

May 14, 2020

How to Make Your Coffee Shop Favourites With The AeroPress

Wish you could make a cappuccino at home – without investing in an espresso machine?…