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Identifying trends, particularly before they’ve gained significant momentum can give you an advantage over other coffee shops slower to react to the changing demands of customers. Not only can it a unique edge (at least until they click on), but it allows you to set the standard, and provided you have the mentality of continuously improving your offering, constantly stay […]

Making the best of the Covid crisis

Beating Covid  Its not what anyone wanted. But, we’re going into lockdown once more. It will be a challenging run up to the Christmas period. Lets not get into the rights and wrongs about the Government approach to Covid. Rather, we should focus on the positive strategies hospitality business owners have used to great effect […]

Greens Shoots & QR Codes

Its been a tough time for hospitality. No doubt about that. There has also been a reaction from cafe and coffee shop owners though. It has been tangible. UK coffee business operators have risen to the challenges of coronavirus. Are we seeing green shoots? Coming out of lockdown… Since lockdown ended social distancing and PPE […]

Brewing Better Coffee at Home

6 Tips that will Change the Way You Brew Coffee at Home Given the current health emergency means that many of us will be working from home and avoiding public socializing we though we would put together some tips on how to brew better coffee at home?  There are a few techniques that can immediately […]

Getting through Covid 19 in your coffee business

Like many small businesses, cafes are being hit hard with the Corona Virus pandemic.  The question every café owner is asking now is “how long will this last and how will my business survive with months of limited customers?!”  The unknown is the biggest problem facing everybody at the moment and it is undoubtedly causing […]

Is coffee vegan?

What we call a coffee bean is actually the seed of the coffee plant, and grows inside the fruit frequently referred to as a cherry. So yes, that makes coffee about as vegan as you can get! Of course, generally speaking there can be a few more ingredients in your brew which probably don’t tick […]

V OR V – Sheffield – Now open

Congratulations to brothers Matt and Nick of V or V a recently opened vegetarian organic and vegan restaurant in the Khelam Island area of Sheffield. Vegetarian Organic Vegan (V.or V) is a coffee house and eatery by day and restaurant by night. It has been developed from a listed derelict warehouse into a relaxed and […]

Coffee Central @ The Food and Drink Expo 2020

COFFEE CENTRAL ARE VERY EXCITED TO BE EXHIBITING AT A RE-ENGERGISED AND RE-INVIGORATED FOOD & DRINK EXPO IN 2020! Comprising 5 shows under one roof: The Food and Drink Expo, FoodEx, The Farm Shop and Deli Expo, & The Ingredients show. The Food & Drink Expo is the trade show for the flagship publication The […]

Coffee Trends for 2020

Identifying trends, particularly before they’ve gained momentum can give you an advantage over other coffee shops slower to react to the changing demands of customers. Not only can it a unique edge (at least until they click on), but it allows you to set the standard, and provided you have the mentality of continuously improving your offering, constantly stay one […]

How Many Types Of Coffee Beans Are There?

Learn about the different kinds of coffee bean species Roasted coffee beans are the seeds of berries from different Coffea species. Once the berries are ripe, they are picked, processed and dried. These dried seeds, or “beans”, are roasted at varying degrees depending upon the desired taste. There are two main species of coffee: Arabica […]