What’s in the bean? Unpacking the coffee cherry

f you’re a Craft Coffee regular, then you know that we know exactly where our coffee comes from. That’s because we’re proud supporters of #DirectTrade which means that both you and your roaster have a clear line of site to the farmer that grew that coffee.

But have you ever thought about what’s inside the humble coffee cherry?

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The hottest coffee trends have landed: part two

We may already be halfway through 2019, but coffee trends are constantly evolving. Part two of our trend-watch explains the latest in ‘Weird Science’ coffee trends, buttered coffee and the increasing desire for plant-based dairy alternatives.

Read on,and spill the beans about what’s hot to your friends!

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The hottest coffee trends have landed: part one

We may already be halfway through 2019, but coffee trends are constantly evolving. We’ve collated the latest and greatest predictions from experts around the globe to make sure that you’re always up-to-date with what’s hot in the coffee world. Increasing number of teenagers drinking coffee: The average age that one first begins to drink coffee regularly is getting younger.

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What your coffee order says about you

Your go-to coffee order may reveal more about you than you think. We’ve collated the best examples from the web and cross-checked these results with one of our highly-trained Craft Coffee baristas! We’re adamant that your caffeine cravings might be more useful than any Myers-Briggs Personality Test…

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Our Story

We know coffee. It’s our bread and butter, but it’s never basic. Coffee has been around for centuries, but it never stops evolving and neither has our team. Chemex? Slow-Drip? Nitro?! These terms are all French (press) to a barista who doesn’t know what they’re doing.

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Direct Trade- What’s It All About?

Fair Trade. You may have heard the term before. Simply put, these organizations create trading partnerships with farmers that are based on dialogue, transparency and ultimately, respect. Choosing to support #FairTrade is part of a growing movement in 2019 towards ethical consumerism, the conscious decision to only purchase products that are ethically produced and not harmful to society and the environment.

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Coffee Connoisseur Culture: A Trend with No End in Sight.

Although the ‘Coffee Connoisseur,’ the ubiquitous bespectacled and often slightly shaking (from frequent overpriced espresso consumption) hipster-snob-hybrid seems to be a product of the last decade or so, coffee culture dates back to 14th century Turkey. 

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#DeathBeforeDecaf? Coffee’s unloved step-child gets a makeover

For many, caffeine is an essential component of every morning and without it they simply would not be able to function. Social media is populated by memes: “I’m sorry for what I said before I had my coffee,” “Coffee: Because Anger Management is Too Expensive,” and our favourite “The most dangerous drinking game is seeing how long I can go without coffee.”

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