Journal

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...

We are so proud to today announce the launch of our Coffee Academy which will be dedicated to helping young people in our community find work in the hospitality and coffee industries. The coronavirus pandemic is taking a terrible toll on the confidence and prospects...

Dear Coffee Friends We hope you are all safe and well out there. We would like to reassure you that are still here roasting and posting daily, sourcing and cupping delicious beans and working with new farms and old friends. The new harvest Brazils have all now...

White, Yellow, Red and Black Honey processed coffees are terms you might increasingly come across when choosing a coffee to buy, especially coffees from Costa Rica where honey processing has been a huge factor in the speciality coffee revolution. So what is honey processing and...

Named for the maned wolves that roam the hills above the farm, Fazenda do Lobo sits at 1050m above sea level in Brazil’s famous coffee growing region of Sul de Minas. The nearby town of Três Corações is famous as the birthplace of national football...

Washed versus Natural Processed Coffee It’s not just the coffee itself that gives those delicious flavours we so love in the cup but the way the coffee is processed at origin can have a huge effect on the final taste. Processing coffee is done in a...

I love those moments in coffee when the whole supply chain comes together. In this case I found myself in a hot, off-grid Chinese noodle bar in downtown Nairobi squeezed round a table with Brian Gakunga, farmer and owner of Kiriga estate, Jack from the...