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Size matters...especially when it comes to ground coffee!

We are often asked about the reason for the same coffee being available in different pack sizes and for different brewing methods - surely it is all the same?! The simple reason for these differences…

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07th December 2017 Third Wave Coffee

Well, Costa have said that Third Wave Coffee is going to be the next big thing on the high street - …

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14th September 2017 Better coffee for your bedrooms...

It always amazes me that many reputable hotels with ratings up to 4* still offer bedroom coffee that…

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01st September 2017 Eteaket Loose leaf tea has arrived...

TBS Coffee are delighted to announce the arrival of Eteaket loose leaf teas to our range - we have b…

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03rd October 2016 The ongoing cost of Brexit...

Coffee prices were predicted to rise as a result of the Brexit vote in my blog of 11th July... Howe…

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15th August 2016 Matthew Algie swallowed by Tchibo

Well it has been on the rumour mill for long enough, but it has now finally happened!! Matthew Algie…

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11th July 2016 Coffee prices post Brexit vote

Well it is astounding that we have voted to leave the European Union, but the idea of GB turning its…

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04th July 2016 Hottest June leads to higher coffee prices!

Hottest June on record around the world...why is this bad news for the coffee industry? http://www.…

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27th June 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 7

In our final instalment for suggestions on what you can do with used coffee grounds - the more vigil…

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20th June 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 6

In our latest installment in our series for the uses of used ground coffee we have a few off the wal…

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13th June 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 5

  In week 5 we are back to more obvious uses for your used ground coffee... Pest Repellent S…

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06th June 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 4

Well here we are in week 4 with some more interesting ideas for your used coffee grounds... Homemad…

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30th May 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 3

Now we are into week 3 of our sugestions for used coffee - here are a few suggestions to use the nat…

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23rd May 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 2

In week 2 of our suggestions for what to do with used coffee grounds, we have gone for the more obvi…

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16th May 2016 Things to do with used coffee - suggestion 1

Have you ever wondered what to do with used coffee grounds, besides putting them in the bin? We hav…

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09th May 2016 Never throw bulk coffee away again...

Following on from last weeks post about the bulk brewer and its pitfalls, I am now going to talk abo…

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02nd May 2016 How much coffee do you throw away?

Bulk brewers - fantastic for large events and conferences - or so the wisdom goes! The pitfalls are…

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25th April 2016 5p cup tax hinted at to tackle lack of recycling

Since the introduction of a plastic bag tax the amount of plastic bags used has dropped - this is tr…

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18th April 2016 Does coffee go off?

Over the years it never ceases to amaze me the number of people who are completely unaware of the fa…

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11th April 2016 Syphon is less hassle than cafetiere!!

Having recently visited the London Coffee Festival, I was surprised to be told that Syphon coffee wa…

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Why are filter machines so passe!?

21st March 2016 Our Espresso affair opens the door to all coffee techniques…

For many years now the focus in the UK has been on the espresso form of coffee production – fo…

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Jersey cows ... the future of milk production?

14th March 2016 Why are we geeky about coffee – what about the Milk?

For many years we, as coffee people, have bemoaned the fact that the average coffee shop uses more m…

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Used coffee can be useful after it has been enjoyed as a drink...

07th March 2016 Transestrification...!!?

What the hell are you talking about Graeme, have you finally lost it?? No, I stumbled across a comp…

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29th February 2016 Anyone for a free traditional coffee machine...?

Having just returned from the Piazza d'Oro mid year conference, I have some great news... As you ma…

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22nd February 2016 Have you heard of Cafitesse yet?

As an exclusive Scottish distributor partner for Douwe Egberts Cafitesse since 2008 - it is int…

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15th February 2016 Coffee vs gangs…why not consider it as a guest coffee?

You may have seen this on the TV – you may be wondering what it means to you and why you shoul…

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08th February 2016 Who wants to know how to texture milk?

As referenced in our 'the rise and rise of the flat white' blog - the need to be able to texture mil…

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01st February 2016 The rise and rise of the Flat White Coffee…

What is a Flat White Coffee? With the growth of espresso coffee culture around the world various re…

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25th January 2016 Which is better - Tea or Coffee?

Coffee is the second most consumed beverage in the world, after water – historically the UK ha…

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