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A great cupping event…

Thanks Lewis and Kane from Nude Espresso for a wonderful cupping event on 17 May.  The event was really well attended by both customers and fellow baristas from a number of coffee shops in Harrogate.  It was great to see how the coffee scene in the town is both...

Nude Cupping Event 17 May

We'll be holding a cupping event with Nude Coffee Roasters (well what did you think we meant!) at 6.30pm on Thursday 17 May.  There'll be some great new season coffees on the table.  All welcome.

Working with Roaster Partners

We have always worked with a small number of amazing coffee roasting partners, and in recent weeks have begun new relationships, with roasters and people we have been aware of and friendly with for some time.  We always choose our roaster partners carefully, based on...

It’s Here – Burundi Takeover!

As part of our ongoing objective to give predominance and respect to the growers who produce our fantastic coffee, we are thrilled to launch a ‘board takeover’ of Burundi coffees in collaboration with our friends at North Star Roasters.  Holly of North Star recently...

The ‘Latte Levy’

There has been a lot of press activity in the last couple of days about the idea of a 'latte levy' - the possibility of introducing a charge for using disposable takeaway cups.  So is this a good idea?  The recent introduction of a fee for using plastic carrier bags...

New Coffee Empowers Women Coffee Farmers

We’re really pleased to be able to put a coffee on the bar this week that not only tastes great, but helps women in its country of origin.  Rebuild Women's Hope (RWH) is a non-profit organisation based in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.  It was established in...