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Recently back from a trip to Portugal and of course couldn’t help but go into a few of their coffee shops. Firstly they are known as ‘Pastelarias and as the name may suggest sell some wonderful cakes as well as the coffee. As we travelled we did try a variety of their Portuguese brands such as Delta, Sical, Buondo, Nicola. One thing we noticed was that coffee is surprisingly cheap. An espresso wouldn’t usually cost you more than €1 and...

I only popped in for a coffee The roasts There are many types of roast and as many given names depending which side of the pond you are, here are the main three. Light roast – mellow with crisp light flavours sometimes described as doughy. Medium roast – well rounded flavour that shows off the unique notes from the particular coffee origins – Bourne Coffee Company preferred roast. Dark roast – rich and intense with nutty and chocolate notes ...

The Mexico Finca Guadalupe Zaju Varietal(s): 30% Caturra, 50% Marsellesa, 20% Hybrids Processing: Fully washed & dried in guardiolas Flavours: praline, milk chocolate, dense Altitude: 900 to 1,400 meters above sea level When Guadalupe Zaju’s current owner, Eduardo ‘Teddy’ Esteve, purchased the farm in 2004, it was a true act of faith and persistent commitment to making the formerly great farm into a bastion of quality again. The story of Guadalupe Zaju is the story of a coffee lover who is passionate about what he does. Passion that has led him to forget budgets...

What is the Laughing Man Foundation?The Laughing Man Foundation was founded by Hugh Jackman, star of the feature films Wolverine and Barnum in 2011. It is about supporting "coffee farming communities by investing in programs that clear the way to health, growth, and success for coffee farmers and their families," according to its website.In 2009 Hugh and his wife Deb travelled to Ethiopia where they met a young coffee farmer called Dukale who was working as a coffee farmer trying...

Most people confuse coffee strength with coffee roast. A dark roast means increased coffee strength, right? Nope.  If you think you know all there is to know about coffee strength versus coffee roast, you may want to check out some little-known facts about coffee strength vs. roast. 1. A light coffee roast has more caffeine. That’s right! Light roast coffee has more caffeine. Most people think the lighter colour and flavour means less caffeine, but that’s not the case. The longer a coffee is roasted to create...

A mixture of 100% Arabica beans harvested from Central and Southern American as well as Africa. The Southern American beans gives this blend an ideal base from which to make an excellent cup ideal for espresso added to which is the sweet and lingering taste of our Central American beans and finally a small percentage of African put in to give this coffee that extra earthy edge. We produce this blend for the commercial market. ...

As we now stock 2 coffees that have Rainforest Alliance certification I wondered what this actually meant so have found out the following information which you might like to read too.The reason the logo of the Rainforest Alliance contains a frog is that frogs are indicator species, meaning that they are a symbol of environmental health, and they are found on every continent except Antarctica. Their green frog certification seal indicates that a farm, forest, or tourism enterprise has...

We often think of our past career(s) and think now how lucky we are. We envied people who produced something an object that could be used and the workmanship appreciated like a carpenter who hand crafts a piece of furniture, an artist or sculpture, a cake or dress maker. That is what went through our minds when we decided to become coffee roasters the satisfaction that the end product is something that we have made we have produced and for...

Bourne Coffee Company wishes Willie a great big HAPPY BIRTHDAY all the best to you and hope you have a fun filled fantastic day and a brilliant DINNER party. ...