Black Eye: The Rise of Cold Brew
20th February 2020
Why is cold brew gaining popularity? The UK cold brew coffee scene has been brewing beneath the surface, for the last few years, but 2020 could see the popularity of it soar, similar to how it has in the US. Early signs are promising. According to Allegra Insights (Project Cafe 2019), cold brew has polled […]
Street&Co City Roast – Why RFA?
03rd January 2020
“Coffee, one world’s most traded commodities, is the economic backbone of countries throughout Latin America, Asia and Africa. Yet smallholder farmers in these coffee-growing regions face many challenges, including poverty, commodity price fluctuations and increasingly erratic rainfall patterns caused by climate change. Since 1995, the Rainforest Alliance has strengthened the position of sustainable coffee farmers […]
Espresso Machines: The Cleaning Guide
11th December 2019
Espresso machine maintenance and keeping your machine running perfectly is a top priority when running a café or coffee shop, and keeping it running smoothly requires more than just a wipe down at the end of the day. Daily care and regular services are required to keep things in tip top condition, but we’ve got […]
Why do we roast coffee beans?
05th September 2019
Coffee’s journey from seed to cup Coffee begins as a seed from a red or purple fruit, similar to a cherry. The reason they are called beans is because of their appearance, that resembles a traditional bean. There are two types of coffee bean, Arabica and Robusta (if you’re not sure of the difference head […]
Has Instant Coffee finally met it’s match?
02nd September 2019
Instant Coffee- has it finally met its match? Current Coffee Market Instant coffee is huge in Britain. The rise of coffee has been phenomenal since it arrived and there does not seem to be any signs of it lapsing, with instant coffee playing a massive part of this. Instant coffee was introduced to bring […]