Coffee News

Processed, milled and exported by the family-run Testi Coffee, our Werka Uchuro lot from Ethiopia is an absolutely stellar natural coffee. Established in 2009, Testi now owns and/or operates four washing stations in Guji, Yirgacheffe, Sidamo and in Limu. This lot was processed using the...

We love sourcing new season beans from farms we’ve been buying from for a few years now and Guatemala’s Finca Santa Isabel feels like something of an old friend. If ever a coffee made us think of the sweet days of summer it would be...

We walk through the tall palms with torches, scanning the undergrowth for frogs, spiders and snakes. Our 12 year old son Tom is in his element, eagerly pushing ahead in the hope of spotting the ever-elusive red-eyed tree frog. I’m terrified that he is more...

Job Title: Coffee Roaster Business: Glen Lyon Coffee Roasters Part Time:  Initially three days a week (24 hours) Salary: £24,960 pro rata We’re a dynamic small team of coffee roasters based in Aberfeldy dedicated to sourcing and roasting exceptional speciality beans from around the world. Founded in...

Landlocked, politically unstable and one of Africa’s smallest and poorest countries, it’s no secret that it can often be a struggle to get coffee out of Burundi. In fact this is the first year that we’ve roasted coffee from this origin so we are very...

We recently attended an inspiring talk by the Scottish snowboarder Lesley McKenna. Lesley competed in the Winter Olympic Games in 2002, 2006 and 2010 and is now the Team Manager for the GB Park and Pipe Team. She described what makes her tick at work...

Back in February we had a fantastic few days showing off our beautiful part of Scottish Highlands to Diego Robelo of Aquiares Estate. Hills were summited, kilts were donned and far too much whisky was drunk round the fire. We also cupped some spectacular samples from...

One of our favourite coffees of last year has returned to the roastery for Summer 2017. The Sipi Falls Organic Coffee Project was initiated in 1999 high on the slopes of Mount Elgon in Eastern Uganda. The project promotes the cultivation of arabica, trains farmers in...

We have such amazing memories of our origin trip to Rwanda last year and one of the highlights was hanging out with the awesome Sam Muhirwa of Buf cafe. When we visited his washing station at Nyarusiza we were super excited to see that he...

With midsummer upon us there must be few places in the world as lovely as the Scottish Highlands right now. We are very excited to bring you the perfect coffee for this wonderful time of year - the bright and floral beauty that is Ethiopia...