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25-04-2016
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Catherine Seay Director of Operations, Curators Coffee The rise of the discerning customer In the UK the increase of consumer knowledge has had an enormous impact on coffee businesses. Consumers have become more discerning about coffee as a result of independent speciality coffee shops raising
25-04-2016
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Hugh Duffie Co-Founder, Sandows An intro to nitro We’re growing used to cold brew coffee, that gentle coffeemaking method that uses only cold water, as it continues to grow in popularity, and looks as though it will soon be a staple on
24-07-2014
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A colleague working with me on the Caffè Culture Show recently threw down a gauntlet and set me a mission:  to check out some of the best coffee shops in the country. My task is to visit both long-established operations
03-06-2014
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A couple of years ago a new fashion, or fad, cropped up in the speciality coffee world. It was a point of view which suggested that crema, the foam-like topping of an espresso, was now undesirable.  This was argument almost
12-05-2014
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If only that were true! Most of us would quite happily settle for 50 grey areas to work on whilst also trying to run our businesses. What makes compliance so intimidating? Why is nothing crystal clear and why does workplace
08-04-2014
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Ian Boughton
Consistency is key to any good catering business.  At the recent universities barista championship, the judges came face-to-face with the reality of inconsistency in the frontline catering trade. Ask any trade trainer or marketing manager what ‘consistency’ means, and the
06-03-2014
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06 Mar 2014 The issue of kopi luwak, the coffee brewed from beans which have passed through the insides of the Indonesian civet cat, has taken two more turns… one concerns the question of taste, an aspect which might be