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Fairtrade Fortnight 2017: Monday 27 Feb – Sunday 12 March

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Fairtrade Fortnight is a celebration of the hardworking farmers and workers in the world’s developing countries who work tirelessly to provide not only for themselves but the rest of the world.

It’s a chance for businesses, campaigners, schools, places of worship and more to help support and raise awareness of the work and difficulties faced by those in countries that produce vast portions of our favourite foods — including coffee, tea and much more. …continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight 2017: Monday 27 Feb – Sunday 12 March

Almost half of pub-goers won’t return if pub serves bad coffee

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Research by the Allegra World Coffee Portal has found that pubs serving sub-standard quality coffee are increasingly likely to lose repeat customers. 

Almost half (44%) of those surveyed stated that quality of coffee is the biggest determining factor on whether they will return to a pub or bar.

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Society Install: Farmer Copleys, Pontefract

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We have no hesitation in installing our machines in all manner of places, not least the incredibly popular family farm — Farmer Copleys.

Hosting all kinds of regular events aimed at getting parents and children out into the real world, the farm encourages exploration with a maze and even a cafe and coffee shop to relax — known as the Moo Café.

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Would you pay £15 for a coffee? NY chain now sells USA’s most expensive hot drink

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A New York coffee shop is now offering a staggeringly expensive $18 coffee, which at the current exchange rate is just under £15.

Extraction Lab, the coffee shop behind this decadent coffee concoction, claim that their pricey java is more than worth it, like a fine bottle of wine.

…continue reading Would you pay £15 for a coffee? NY chain now sells USA’s most expensive hot drink

Society Install: Monks Delicatessen, Runcorn

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Runcorn’s Monks Delicatessen regularly receives glowing reviews online for their exceptional selection of cold meats, deli sandwiches and hopefully they’ll now get glowing reviews on their coffee after we visited to fit a quality bean to cup coffee machine.

A stones throw from the banks of the River Mersey, the family run delicatessen has been established since 1884.
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5 things you should never order according to your Barista

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As coffee has improved and exploded as an industry here in the UK, there have been a few things for our growing population of coffee drinkers to learn when ordering in their local coffee shop.

Ordering a drink can be a daunting process if you don’t know your espressos from your cappuccinos, especially if you’ve never tried either before.

Sometimes it’s not the fault of the coffee shop though if the coffee is bad, it can actually be you.

…continue reading 5 things you should never order according to your Barista

Add some sugar free flavour to your drinks with Sweetbird

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New year, new you? Have you been cutting out the cr*p in your diet since the turn of 2017?

If so, you’re probably craving some sort of sweet treat, but you know that any blip could cause you to slip into old habits.

Well, Sweetbird have a range of super completely sugar free syrups to enhance your coffee, smoothies and much more.

…continue reading Add some sugar free flavour to your drinks with Sweetbird

Mushroom coffee

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Mushroom and coffee. Not exactly bedfellows.

But that hasn’t stopped an entrepreneur from Finland claiming that their blend of ‘medicinal mushrooms’ – not the dodgy kind – and Arabica coffee is the ultimate health drink.

Despite our WTF reactions, Four Sigmatic are confident that the drink will catch on. …continue reading Mushroom coffee