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Consumer Trends

For many, cafés and coffee houses evoke images of hip ‘trendy’ bars filled with the young catching up with friends or grabbing a coffee on the go . The quintessential lifestyle depicted in ‘Central Perk’ by the TV Show ‘Friends’ comes to mind…. But this does not give...

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Lough Gur gets hot….with composting

Lough Gur gets hot….with composting

  I feel really strongly about coffee AND waste coffee! Most people appreciate the benefit of composting organic waste and the divisive impact it has if it goes into landfill; 25 times more Co2 emissions than if you compost it, yikes!!!. Lough Gur’s general...

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Anyone for a Flamed Orange Iced Coffee?

Anyone for a Flamed Orange Iced Coffee?

If you’re looking to give an extra dimension to your coffee menu this spring, then it’s worth considering the Shott range of syrups.  Shott is a New Zealand company that specialises in flavoured syrups with no added sugar or sweeteners and is of ‘super premium’...

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Looking for a Spring project?

Looking for a Spring project?

It finally feels like spring has arrived, the daffodils are starting to bloom in abundance, the sound of neighbouring lawns being cut, the 6 nations Super Saturday approaching; all bring a feeling of excitement as we unshackle the embrace of a tougher than usual...

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Recyclability of Coffee Bags

Recyclability of Coffee Bags

When we were sourcing our Woodland Coffee packaging it amazed me to see how little plastic packaging is actually recyclable and how challenging it can be to ensure that it actually can be recycled.  For us, recyclability is not just that it can be notionally recycled...

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Consumer Trends for High Quality Coffee

Consumer Trends for High Quality Coffee

If you're opting to select high quality coffee beans for your new business venture, or you are looking to adapt your current offering, these trends might help you with your decision making. Increased Consumer knowledge Today, a cup of coffee is a lot more than a ‘pick...

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