Rancho Grande Manga Larga Series

Rancho Grande Coffee production began at the Rancho Grande Farm in 1933, when Mr. Aneite Reis inherited 5 hectares of crops to start production from. Today, the farm is run by José Carlos Reis and his son Flávio (Fafa) Reis, both son and grandson of Mr. Aneite. The mission of the farm is to responsibly…

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Coffee Arrivals – May 2020

Another month in lock down beckons. Another month of unprecedented times. Another month of exciting new coffee arrivals! We’re fortunate that our import partners, Falcon Speciality, have landed some excellent new crop Colombians of which we’ll be bringing you at least two this month. I have just released the first one produced by Luis Albeiro…

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Process Adjustments During COVID-19

I wanted to use this post to once again extend our gratitude for your support during the COVID-19 lock down. We’re continually humbled by how many people enjoy the coffee we produce and really do appreciate you keeping us roasting! We need to do better I realise that before COVID-19, our company wasn’t well practised…

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Sustainability Update 1

Sustainability Update 1

I mentioned in our first post on sustainability that we have seen an uplift in online orders during COVID-19 lock down and that it was plain to see that we were making poor choices using non-environmentally friendly packaging. This needed to change, and change it has! Form next week, bubble lined mailer bags, plastic document…

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Sustainability at The Blending Room

I have been thinking about sustainability a lot. Sustainability is something that’s likely always been in the back of my mind and we probably already do a lot of it at work without thinking. However, I think that making a concerted effort to do it right, is better for the environment as we move towards…

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Coffee Arrivals – April 2020

Before I describe the new coffees arriving this month, I must touch on events unfolding around the globe with respect to COVID-19. The virus is having a devastating effect on thousands of lives, some with tragic consequences. Our thoughts remain with those who have lost loved ones, and those who may see their lives change…

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COVID-19

September The roastery is fully operational. Royal Mail is seeing an increased demand on their services and we are expecting parcels to be delayed. Please be patient, but get in touch if you have any questions regarding your order. Order Processing All our mail is being sent by Royal Mail standard business services RM24 and…

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The Art of Accessible Coffee

As a roaster, I spend many an hour thinking about fantastic, exciting coffees to source. Coffee that challenges perception of what coffee can taste like. Coffee that challenges my experience as a roaster and cupper. Coffee that I feel proud to showcase to my peer group. However, experience has taught me that this can sometimes…

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Seasonal Coffee – April 2016

April – Seasonal Coffee This time of year as a coffee roaster can be tough – waiting for the seasonal coffee arrival of Central American coffee. We’ve had some pre shipment samples sent over by one of our importers, Falcon Speciality, and have chosen at least two Guatemalan lots and a brace of coffees from El…

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Coffee Arrivals – July 2015

Hull Coffee Roaster, East Yorkshire

New Coffee Coffee is seasonal, and we generally see new coffee arrivals every month in the roastery. This month has been a good month for coffee in Hull. Today we’ve released our first box of Kenyan coffee – Karimikui AB and it’s tasting stunning. Next week we’ll see a return of a coffee that impressed…

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