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Single Origin and Single Estate coffee?

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Single Origin and Single Estate coffee?

Learn a little more about single origin and single estate coffees!

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Coffee crop arrival into UK - simple chart?

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Coffee crop arrival into UK - simple chart?

When does fresh coffee crop arrive in the UK? It's hard to know if the coffee you are buying is fresh?   Although green coffee lasts for ages it's sometimes nice to know that the coffee you are ordering online is the latest crop.   It's all a bit complicated so we've produced a simple table to show when coffee crop arrives in the UK.

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Coffee roaster problems

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Coffee roaster problems

We recently noticed that our roast times on our electric coffee roaster took at turn for the worse.  Initially we thought is was due to the cool weather but it looks like we're going to need a new heating element. Let's see how much this costs...   The thing is the elements look just like immersion heater elements.  Thinking it might be worth a trip to local electrical store and bend some into shape. So in the meantime we're down roasting in smaller batches! Lesson learned - make sure you have the spares to hand just in case stuff goes...

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