Bruno de Souza

Travelling with the inimitable Bruno de Souza: Notes from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Its 2021 and we are all reminiscing about past travel experiences in the absence of the freedom to do so. Life has become so routine that its hard to remember life being different, so its a great pleasure to share some notes with you from a trip a seemingly way back in time now, especially as its very relevant to our coffee offering this year.
Q&A with Daterra Estate: The Reforestation Project

Q&A with Daterra Estate: The Reforestation Project

We’re bringing you news from our friends at Daterra in Brazil. This eco-focussed estate is the source of our customer favourite coffee The Baron. They hold some of the best sustainability credentials in the industry, becoming the first coffee farm in the world to receive Level A Certification from the Rainforest Alliance.
Q&A with Indochina Coffee: Ethical Sourcing in Speciality Coffee

Q&A with Indochina Coffee: Ethical Sourcing in Speciality Coffee

We’ve had the chance to pick Christian and Shirani’s brain on what it means to be an ethical coffee business in 2020 and what to expect from the region in the coming years.

Our Origin Trip to Daterra Estate: Part 2

Our Origin Trip to Daterra Estate: Part 2

Brazil is the biggest producer of coffee in the world.

It's too expensive to produce coffee there in the same way it is picked and processed in Ethiopia, Kenya, or Guatemala. There's no abundance of low-cost labour to do these jobs in most coffee-producing areas of Brazil. This is fortunate for labourers, as they have options, and means that Brazil instead needs to turn to innovation and technology to get the job done in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Introducing Our New Coffee Roaster: The Loring SmartRoaster

Introducing Our New Coffee Roaster: The Loring SmartRoaster

A change is a-coming! Our new coffee roaster has arrived. In case you haven’t already heard Climpson & Sons have just bought a brand spanking n...