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April 2024 Newsletter - World Coffee News, Roasters Holiday & New Colombian Coffee

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April 2024 Newsletter - World Coffee News, Roasters Holiday & New Colombian Coffee

Well Roasted Coffee News Welcome to our April newsletter. Here is what’s happening at the roastery this coming month.Roasters Holiday:We do need to tell you that William will be taking a well-earned break from 15th to 24th May so the roastery and online sales will be closed during that time. Even though it is just 10 days please do plan your coffee needs to cover this period and if you need any help just let us know. You can also read our tips on how best to store freshly roasted coffee to prolong its freshness. THE LAST DATE for online orders will...

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Easter 2024 Newsletter: Easter Gifts, Coffee News and a Spring Sale!

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Easter 2024 Newsletter: Easter Gifts, Coffee News and a Spring Sale!

Spring is officially here! As we enjoy the blossom on the trees, the spring flowers in the ground, and the sun has begun to warm us once again (just), we can't help but feel the excitement of the season. With Easter just around the corner, we're pleased to announce our Spring Sale! Spring Sale:Spring means its time to make Cold Brew again! We have been popping one of our 'Cold Brew Coffee Bags' into customer’s orders for some time now to give you all the chance to try our delicious cold coffee. If you haven’t tried one yet, they have a...

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What is Robusta coffee?

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What is Robusta coffee?

Robusta coffee or Coffea canephora is one of the two primary species of coffee beans used in the production of coffee beverages, with the other being Arabica. In fact Robusta is the parent of Arabica.  Robusta coffee was possibly first discovered and cultivated in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly known as Zaire) in Central Africa. The plant was first identified in the late 19th century, around the 1890s. Since then, it has spread to various other regions with suitable climates for cultivation. It is widely accepted that Arabica coffee beans are superior to Robusta, and therefore the majority of Robusta...

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What are the benefits of freshly roasted coffee?

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What are the benefits of freshly roasted coffee?

There is much talk from independent coffee roasters (ourselves included) about freshly roasted coffee. It is one of the crucial differences between small roasteries and large commercial coffee companies. But what are the benefits of freshly roasted? Freshly roasted coffee is far superior to pre-roasted or stale coffee. Here are some advantages of enjoying coffee that has been recently roasted: Enhanced Flavour: Freshly roasted coffee retains its natural flavours and aromas, resulting in a more robust and nuanced taste. The beans undergo a complex chemical transformation during roasting, developing desirable flavours like caramel, chocolate, fruit, or floral notes. This freshness elevates the overall...

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Willy's Classica - New Italian Style Espresso House Blend

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Willy's Classica - New Italian Style Espresso House Blend

We have created a new Italian-style espresso house blend coffee aptly named after our roaster Will - Willy's Classica. Here is a fusion of Arabica coffees from South American to include Brazilian Santos, Brazilian Yellow Bourbon and Nicaragua with a salute to the origin of coffee by adding some Ethiopian Sidamo. By medium roasting the Arabicas they have retained their individual flavour nuances which has resulted in this smooth coffee with fruity, nutty sweet honey and caramel notes. Willy's Classica makes a great all day coffee whether taking it straight or combining with milk. Our Italian-style House Blends: Willy's ClassicaGet...

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