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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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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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