speciality coffee Tag

In the first of our series of showcasing the fantastic businesses that we work work with we head to Edinburgh's Brochan Cafe...

Last month Janey, Carol and myself flew out of the depths of a Highland winter into the dust, sunshine and heat of Ethiopia to meet the producers behind one of our favourite coffee origins. We were joining 15 other roasters and coffee professionals on the...

We're bursting with pride that our former colleague and good friend Conor Syme will officially be opening HBW Coffee in Stirling this Friday. Located in what was once an opticians in Barnton Street, Conor is offering amazing single origin coffees together with fine cakes and...

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...

There can’t be many airports in the world where they sell you canisters of oxygen in the arrivals lounge but then at almost 13,500 feet above sea level flying into Bolivia’s El Alto international airport was never going to be a straight forward experience. As...

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...

School’s out, the midgies are biting and we’re barbecue-ing in the rain. It can only mean one thing – Summer’s here at last. Weather and midges aside, we love nothing more than the long days of a Highland summer when we can get the chance...

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...