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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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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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