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New Roadmap to help Cumbrian Businesses Plot Route for Fighting Climate Change

Fight Climate Change

A new guide has been launched to help Cumbria’s businesses slash carbon emissions and fight climate change and global warming. The ‘Roadmap to Sustainability’ is aimed at small and medium-sized firms and outlines how they can become more sustainable. It offers guidance across a range of areas from transport to cutting waste and identifying green […]

Papua New Guinea Coffee

Papua New Guinea coffee

The eastern half of the south-western Pacific tropical island of New Guinea belongs to a country that goes by the name of Papua New Guinea. Coffee thrives here among the country’s many mountains. In fact, it grows so well that the Papua New Guinea coffee industry provides a livelihood for over 2.5 million of the […]

Rwanda Specialty Coffee

Rwanda Specialty Coffee

The geographical constitution of Rwanda is prime for the production of Rwanda specialty coffee. This relatively small East African country is known as The Land of a Thousand Hills. Why? Because the whole country is covered with mountainous terrain; even its lowest point is 950 metres above sea level. A tropical climate, with temperatures up […]

Sumatran Specialty Coffee

Sumatran Specialty Coffee

Although Indonesia is not particularly high on the radar when it comes to top-tasting coffee, the altitudinous regions of Indonesia’s largest (unshared) island bear some true gems in the form of Sumatran speciality coffee.   A Brief History   Coffee, in the form of Arabica seedlings, was first introduced to Indonesia by the Dutch at […]

Dominican Coffee

Dominican Coffee

It goes without saying that Dominican coffee comes from the Dominican Republic. This Caribbean nation covers approximately the eastern five-eighths of the island Hispaniola. The tropical country is roughly five times smaller than the United Kingdom, but where it lacks in size it makes up for with the quality of its coffee. Dominican coffee has […]

Honduran Coffee


The Republic of Honduras is a small, Central American country less than half the size of the United Kingdom. Despite its small size, Honduras is the sixth highest producer of coffee globally, the third-highest producer in Latin America, and the top producer in Central America. Coffee was first introduced to Honduras by traders in the […]

Brazilian Specialty Coffee

Brazil Santos

With regards to coffee production, Brazil is king, and has been for more than 150 years! This Latin American country contributes more than one-third of the global coffee supply; literally millions of metric tons each and every year, and among this is the odd Brazilian specialty coffee. Considering the sheer size of the country (approximately […]

Burundi Speciality Coffee

Burundi Kirezi Fully Washed

Compared to its neighbouring countries, the small east-central African country known as The Republic of Burundi isn’t particularly well known for its specialty coffee. This, however, is not for lack of quality. In fact, the smallholder farmers who grow the vast majority of the country’s coffee produce a crop of a quality that can be […]

Augusts Coffee of the Month Tanzania AA 2018

Tanzania Berries

This coffee comes from Tanzania. It has been sourced from the Manjinja Farmer Group, which is made up of 20 farmers. In the 2015 – 2016 season, neighbouring farmers joined together to produce fully washed coffees and began what is known as the Manjinja Farmer Group. The coffee is fully washed with water from the […]

April’s Coffee of the Month – Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo Coffee

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is perfect for growing coffee with its warmth, high altitudes and fertile soils but this has not been taken advantage of because of civil war and ongoing political instability. The government and people of DRC are starting to see coffee exports as a positive way of rebuilding their economy. […]