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Our Woodland Plantation Update 2022

Our Woodland Plantation Update 2022

I took a visit to our Woodland Coffee plantation in Knockballyfookeen between the villages of Oola and Pallasgreen in August 2022.  As you can see from the short video, the weather was amazing and the trees were performing well considering the dry conditions that we...

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Our Carbon Intensity and CDP

Our Carbon Intensity and CDP

At this time of year, we are busy preparing for our annual submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project or CDP as it’s more commonly known as.  CDP is an international non-profit organisation that encourages companies and businesses to measure their carbon footprint...

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The Colour of Coffee

The Colour of Coffee

The flavour in your cup of coffee is influenced by many factors such as the how it's brewed, who’s making it and of course the type and roast profile of coffee bean being used or otherwise known as colour.  The factors behind the colour of the coffee are: 1 Origin...

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The Health Benefits of Coffee

The Health Benefits of Coffee

Over the decades numerous studies have been carried out into the effects of coffee consumption on human health and it seems that the scientific research backs up what we already knew.  Coffee makes us feel alert, energised and gives us that burst of energy and...

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Our Spring Biodiversity Project

Our Spring Biodiversity Project

It finally feels like Spring is here, after the last few months of named storms colliding with each other, we have had some fine weather to get out on about.  Karl While and his daughter, Ruby, did just that; they were out over the weekend on our woodland in...

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Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

Growing Coffee and Biodiversity

The frost damage and drought to the Brazilian coffee crop earlier this year has sent commodity prices for raw green beans soaring by over 50% and is leading to a worldwide shortage of green coffee beans.  Climate change is certainly to blame but intensive agricultural...

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