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Our New 100% Recyclable Coffee Pouches

Our New 100% Recyclable Coffee Pouches

You may have noticed that we've given our coffee packaging a bit of a face-lift again, and are proud to say that our new coffee pouches are completely recyclable. They are 100% LDPE4 which means they can go into your normal household plastic recycling if your local authority accepts soft plastics.
coffee being poured through coffee machine brew head

Why cleaning your coffee machine is important

Have you ever looked inside your kettle and noticed a lot of white, chalky limescale lurking around the bottom? In many parts of the UK, our water is very hard. The natural chemicals found in our water (calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate) form limescale when it is heated above 61 degrees. ...
Wholesale Tea for UK Businesses

Wholesale Tea for UK Businesses

Are you looking for a new tea supplier? Open a trade account and bulk buy our biodegradable pyramid tea bags for hotels, cafes, zero-waste shops, restaurants and any other UK business. 100% biodegradable and compostable tea bags and packaging.
Let's Talk About Zero-Waste Shops

Let's Talk About Zero-Waste Shops

Zero waste shops are an incredible, revolutionary new way to shop and help the environment. Excess, unnecessary packaging (single-use plastic in particular) is a huge problem, and one that many of us are paying for in every single one of our shopping bills. In most zero-waste shops, you'll find ...
coffee cup with fresh coffee beans

Can coffee be too fresh?

When it comes to the subject of the freshness of coffee, there are mixed messages on this subject. Some people say "the fresher the better". We discuss how time can impact the quality of your cup of coffee. WHAT HAPPENS TO COFFEE AFTER ROASTING? STAGE 1 - DEGASSING When coffee has only just been ...
coffee farm with coffee beans

Fairtrade Coffee vs Traceable Coffee

We recently switched our coffee bean supplier from a fairtrade supplier to a small batch green importer, and we wanted to explain why we believe this is a more ethical and sustainable choice.   What does it mean to have traceable coffee? Coffee roasters often use a green coffee bean importer who ...
Introducing our new traceable No.4 House Coffee Blend

Introducing our new traceable No.4 House Coffee Blend

We have some exciting changes happening with our coffee. As with all things seasonal, some of the beans that make up our coffee blends have come to the end of the season and so we have had to make a few tweaks. Fear not! We have worked really hard to flavour match every blend so the replacement beans taste similar.... but even better!
HOW SUSTAINABLE IS ONLINE SHOPPING?

HOW SUSTAINABLE IS ONLINE SHOPPING?

Have you ever wondered if you are causing more harm to the environment by shopping online? There is some conflicting information out there and often people perceive online shopping to be much worse for the environment than visiting a physical shop. However, this often is not the case. A detailed ...