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How the Team Assess Green | Sourcing

How the Team Assess Green | Sourcing

Throughout the year, our team continuously receives coffee samples from both long-time producers and of lots which could mark the start of a new buying relationship. We have a clear...

Notes from Origin: Colombia, September 2019

Notes from Origin: Colombia, September 2019

People should enjoy coffee with friends.  At Workshop, we always take a moment together to appreciate coffee grown halfway around the world by the producers we work with; made all the...

Notes from Origin: Colombia, September 2019

People should enjoy coffee with friends.  At Workshop, we always take a moment together to appreciate coffee grown halfway around the world by the producers we work with; made all the...

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Notes from Origin: Peru, August 2019

Notes from Origin: Peru, August 2019

Driving to Perú Profundo. As we approach our 9th birthday, it's impressive to think how far we've come in that time. Starting with a roll-call of just seven producing countries...

Notes from Origin: Peru, August 2019

Driving to Perú Profundo. As we approach our 9th birthday, it's impressive to think how far we've come in that time. Starting with a roll-call of just seven producing countries...

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What makes a honey?

What makes a honey?

A detailed look at different processing methods, explaining what is unique about the five honey processed lots that we will be roasting this year.

What makes a honey?

A detailed look at different processing methods, explaining what is unique about the five honey processed lots that we will be roasting this year.

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Kenya Showcase: An Introduction to Coffee’s Hol...

On the evening of September 4th we’re opening up our Holborn Coffeebar for a showcase of Kenyan coffee, and you’re invited.  For many of us in the industry, Kenya constitutes...

Events News

Kenya Showcase: An Introduction to Coffee’s Hol...

On the evening of September 4th we’re opening up our Holborn Coffeebar for a showcase of Kenyan coffee, and you’re invited.  For many of us in the industry, Kenya constitutes...

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Events News

Fresh Crops: La Plaza, Costa Rica

    Getting your hands on a new coffee to roast and taste is always an enjoyable thing. A new espresso this good? Well that's a great thing! The second of...

Fresh Crops: La Plaza, Costa Rica

    Getting your hands on a new coffee to roast and taste is always an enjoyable thing. A new espresso this good? Well that's a great thing! The second of...

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Fresh Crops: El Rodeo, Costa Rica

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Fresh Crops: El Rodeo, Costa Rica

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Buying in Kenya.

Back in December last year, the coffee-buying world became aware of a political situation developing in the Nyeri region of Kenya that indicated this region’s coffee would not be for...

Finca Tamana: Our First Restricted Release

Since 2012 we've been purchasing all we can of the top quality lots produced at Finca Tamana; Elias Roa's farm in El Pital, Colombia. We sent Richard to visit him in...

News

Finca Tamana: Our First Restricted Release

Since 2012 we've been purchasing all we can of the top quality lots produced at Finca Tamana; Elias Roa's farm in El Pital, Colombia. We sent Richard to visit him in...

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News

Caffeine Magazine: How Fair is Fairtrade?

Be sure to pick up your copy of the latest Caffeine Magazine, as I talk to David Burrows about Fairtrade certified coffee, why we don't buy it, and our focus...

Caffeine Magazine: How Fair is Fairtrade?

Be sure to pick up your copy of the latest Caffeine Magazine, as I talk to David Burrows about Fairtrade certified coffee, why we don't buy it, and our focus...

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Beyond the Barista.

Coffee lovers in the UK are a lucky bunch. A recent upswell in the appreciation of great coffee, all around the country, means that there’s never been a better time...

Beyond the Barista.

Coffee lovers in the UK are a lucky bunch. A recent upswell in the appreciation of great coffee, all around the country, means that there’s never been a better time...

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Sourcing: Huila, Colombia

I still haven’t made it South of the Equator in my life but I got pretty close this time. A trip to the Huila region of Colombia for two weeks, organised by...

Sourcing: Huila, Colombia

I still haven’t made it South of the Equator in my life but I got pretty close this time. A trip to the Huila region of Colombia for two weeks, organised by...

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The Situation In Kenya.

  If you enjoyed any of our spectacular coffees from the Nyeri region of Kenya last year (and to be honest, even if you didn't) you should be bringing yourself...

News

The Situation In Kenya.

  If you enjoyed any of our spectacular coffees from the Nyeri region of Kenya last year (and to be honest, even if you didn't) you should be bringing yourself...

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News

A Groundbreaking Revelation: Sitio Canaa #351, ...

Just as there's many ways to skin a cat, there's a number of ways to turn a ripe coffee cherry into the dried seed that we know as a raw...

A Groundbreaking Revelation: Sitio Canaa #351, ...

Just as there's many ways to skin a cat, there's a number of ways to turn a ripe coffee cherry into the dried seed that we know as a raw...

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Untapped potential

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Untapped potential

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