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Extracting the perfect coffee flavour

Extracting the perfect coffee flavour

Maximising the flavour from coffee beans starts with making sure that the extraction is optimised.  Extraction is the process that occurs when water and ground coffee come into contact. In science speak, this is the dissolving/dissolution process and the dissolved...

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The Christmas Holly Tree

The Christmas Holly Tree

The red berries and thorny green leaves of the holly tree are iconic colours of Christmas and the winter solstice dating back since early civilisation. Lots of folklore and myth surround the holly tree; a tree that comes into its own when most of the rest of us are...

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What trees are you planting?

What trees are you planting?

‘Beware of the Tree Taliban’ I was warned recently by a well-regarded (and funny) ‘tree enthusiast’  Baffled by his meaning he explained that there is a small section of the environmental lobby that only want native woodland planted please and all other trees are a...

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The motivation behind Woodland Coffee

The motivation behind Woodland Coffee

My 13 year old son was watching our web videos on www.woodlandcoffee.ie. Hearty laughing ensued after watching one video of me explaining the motivation behind our Woodland Coffee initiative.  The teenage cynic in him told me “Come on Dad, sure it’s about making...

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