Journal

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...

There’s something very special about finally visiting a farm whose coffee you have roasted and got to know and love so well in a previous year. This was the case today when we visited Kiandu in Nyeri County - a coffee we bought in 2018. This...