Coffee News

Putting people and the planet before profit has always been our vision at Glen Lyon. Our commitment to zero waste and having a positive environmental impact  have seen us, among other things, pioneer the use of compostable coffee packaging in Scotland, install solar panels on...

As another turbulent year draws to a close, our roastery is taking a well-earned break (reopening January 5th). What better time to look forward, with spring just around the corner (we can dream) and a new year full of promise and possibilities. So what can we...

As part of our commitment to becoming a certified B-Corp business we have committed to producing a ‘positive impact report’ at the end of every year. This is an account of the positive steps we have taken in the past 12 months to benefit our...

11 November: This post has been updated to include perspectives from Guilherme Foresti of Fazenda do Lobo and UPC/Minasul's Vini Silva. Read to the end for photos of the frost's impact on the farm.The frost that swept across Brazil’s coffee-growing regions in June and July...

This Saturday (3rd July) we’re celebrating ten years in business with a gig at our roastery in Aberfeldy. Our founder, Fiona, tells the story here of how we have grown from our origins in a remote Highland bothy.  “My love for coffee started in South America when I...

We’re really proud to launch a new coffee blend today with both great flavour and purpose. Called ‘True North’ this is our positive impact coffee, raising £1 in each retail bag for Trees for Life’s work to re-wild the Scottish Highlands. Trees for Life will...

As we all adapt to coming out of lockdown we have been busy at Glen Lyon Coffee developing a new outdoor sit down area at our Aberfeldy roastery for take-out coffees and bar baking. We wanted something solid and quirky that we can take down...

All espresso machinery needs a little loving care, especially if it has been idle for a period of time (yes lockdown we're looking at you). Right now is probably a good moment to think about the health of your espresso machinery ahead of what...

Here at Glen Lyon we've always felt very strongly about the importance of running a zero waste business but right from the beginning we kept on coming up against the stumbling block of how to keep our coffee fresh without using those foil lined composite...