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Do you know about soil preservation?

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Let’s talk about coffee cultivation and soil preservation Soil is the result of a process involving biological, physical and chemical factors during thousands of years; the layer of earth’s surface where life take place, supporting the countless forms of live spread across diverse landscapes as jungles, forests, savannas, mountains (you name it), representing an invaluable and dynamic resource that is in constant change by action of weather, natural forces and …

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International Charities Organisations Helping Coffee Producers

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Did you know coffee is the most celebrated drink across the globe? However, what many people don’t know is the process, challenges which the coffee producers go through to ensure you get a cup of coffee on your table. The good news is that there are some International charities which have stretched their support to these growing coffee farmers. The primary goal behind these organisation and charities is helping these …

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Nuova Simonelli Mythos One grinder review

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(Updated 2019 September the 15th ) In 2015 Nuova Simonelli, in collaboration with a team of internationally renowned baristas, developed a completely revolutionary coffee grinder that has changed the concept of grinding within the coffee industry. The Simonelli Mythos One Clima Pro, the name the manufacturer has chosen for this grinder, is a combination of design, high performance and ease of use. Simonelli Mythos features It supports super-resistant 75mm burrs …

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Detpak: the RecycleMe™ take-away cups

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The term sustainability should be embraced on any coffee shop, from the smallest independent one to the big chain one. And it should be put in practice as soon as possible as we are ruining the world with the atmospheric CO2 level increasing month after month. Do not do that, means we are responsible for the ecological balance, being harmful to the environment by draining the world of its natural …

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No-deal Brexit and UK Coffee industry

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During all this Brexit process, the main difficulties for the coffee industry have been a total lack of clarity around the Government’s plans for the future in case of a No deal with the EU, which is also simplified by the name of “Hard Brexit”. There has not been yet a clear communication problem between the political-economical decisions makers and the coffee industry community. The government is lacking a clear …

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Causes and consequences of channelling and how to prevent it

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(Updated 2019 August the 27th) Taring, grinding, weighting, levelling, tamping. I previously wrote about how important is to focus on every single action we took when making shots. Minimising any mistake help us improving our consistency, maintaining high standard of quality for our customers. If we don’t, we are going to have a neverending fight against channelling that we cannot deal with. ABOUT CHANNELLING What is and how we can …

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Faema E71 Italian Commercial Coffee Machine Review

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(Updated 2019 August the 19th) When we write about Faema we cannot fail to mention that it has been the first Italian company that introduced significant innovations in the world of Italian commercial espresso machines, still used in most of the coffee machine competitors. Faema had its greatest success with the E61 model, introducing the concept of atmospheric pressure thanks to a volumetric pump, delivering water at a given pressure, …

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The Wilfa Classic Plus brewer review

wilfa classic plus review

Enjoying my cup of coffee in front of my garden is something that I often do, especially on my day off. I tend to brew filter coffee when at home because I feel that is more an enjoyable and relaxing moment instead of drinking an espresso or a milk-based coffee. I also love brewing a batch of coffee having full control of the brewing process, while sitting down and looking …

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Bialetti Moka Express Stovetop home coffee maker Review

bialetti moka express stovetop coffee maker review

With over 105 million Mokas sold, who don’t know the Italian stovetop coffee maker Bialetti? As an Italian, I have owned several Bialetti stovetop coffee makers of any sizes and models. The company Bialetti is well known among Italians and worldwide for this kind of home coffee product. In the last years, after many years of glorious history, Bialetti got some trouble competing with a frenetic coffee machine market and …

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La Marzocco KB90 espresso coffee machine review

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(Updated 2019 August the 5th ) The coffee scene is evolving quickly. Are we still in the third wave or are we enter already the fourth one? Now there’s another reason why we truly need to look at it and that’s the new toy by La Marzocco. On February the 1st the company announced a new coffee machine called LA Marzocco KB90, the ultimate version of the Linea PB. KB …

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