coffee glossary

Our coffee glossary explains some key coffee terms for beginner baristas.   AMERICANO A shot or two of espresso diluted with hot water, and served with or without milk. Rumour has it Americanos get their name from WW2, when American GIs in Italy would dilute their espressos with hot water.   BARISTA All round coffee…

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Time for (organic) tea!

As well as wholesale coffee beans, we’ve also teamed up with Cosy Tea to supply organic tea. Their delicious range includes: Breakfast Tea Blueberry Chamomile Decaf Earl Grey Jasmine Green Lemon Green Peppermint Rooibos As Cosy Tea say ‘We know what matters most to tea drinkers and have created a range that’s loved by all’ – give…

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Cappuccino FAQs

What is a cappuccino? Some quick cappuccino facts: A cappuccino is 1 part espresso, 1 part steamed milk and 1 part foam. Our barista courses cover how to make a perfect one, from the pour to the microfoam and everything inbetween! We love its word origin: it’s probably inspired by the brown tunics and white hoods…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte

The arrival of the pumpkin spice latte heralds the start of Autumn as much as digging out your big coat and kicking through the leaves on the way to work. Inspired by the taste of a slice of pumpkin pie followed by a sip of espresso back in 2003, Starbucks went on to sell more than…

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Ethiopian coffee beans

Our organic Ethiopian coffee beans bring notes of plum, cocoa and nectarine to the Jute blend. A bit about our Ethiopian coffee It was really important for us to include beans from Ethiopia, as – fun fact coming up – this amazing country is the birthplace of Arabica coffee.   Our green beans are all…

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Colombian coffee beans

With notes of honey, chocolate and citrus, our Colombian coffee is a fresh espresso adding top notes to the Jute blend.   A bit about our Colombian coffee Our Colombian coffee comes from the Cooperativa de Caficultores de Anserma, a nonprofit smallholder cooperative made up of 2,803 partners and their families. Traditional farming methods are still used,…

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Honduran coffee beans

Step forward, Honduras Coffee, a popular single origin with delicate notes of melon, caramel and cocoa.   A bit about our Honduras coffee We source our Honduran beans from COAGRICSAL, an organisation made up of small cocoa and coffee producers in the western part of Honduras. As well as creating jobs, the cooperative enables 1500 families to benefit from…

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Brazilian coffee beans

So our first batch of coffee beans have dropped and we’re bursting to tell you all about them. First up, our bright Brazilian Coffee.   Big flavours, with notes of chocolate, caramel and pecan shining through, it’s not hard to see why this one is a firm favourite.   A bit about our Brazilian coffee We source our…

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