How we
 source

We’re obsessed with coffee and the range of flavours that speciality coffee can offer. We travel the world in search of the best coffee on the planet.

Sourcing philosophy


  • We source from world-class producers who are paving the way for more sustainable and ethical coffee production.

  • We’ve built long-term, transparent relationships with producers around the world to bring you an ever-changing variety.

  • Roasted daily at our Stafford roastery to bring you the best flavour and quality, every time.

  • We’re unapologetically obsessed with flavour and travel the world in search of the most exciting and diverse range.

Our Relationships


We are proud to work with a brilliant selection of producers, who share the same passion as we do for incredible specialty coffee.


Producer Name

Articles

  • What is Biodynamic Coffee?

    Biodynamic farming shares many of its principles and methodology with organic farming. There is a big focus on soil health by not using pesticides, herbicides and other toxic ingredients in their farming practices, all of which are normal practises with certified Organic farming too. But there are other principles that go even further than certified Organic farming, based around sustainability and care for the environment through self-sufficient practises.

  • What is Coffee Cupping?

    People in the trade will have you believe that coffee cupping is a science, an exact art requiring a lot of expertise. To some extent this can be true, but this should not put off the enthusiast from enjoying it too. It can be very simple (and enjoyable) and there are no right or wrong answers. Your palette may pick up hints of a taste that the most season cupper would not, as each person can find different things in the cup.

  • Transaction Guide

    All about the process of supplying, selling and buying specialty coffee.

  • The Impact of the Pandemic on Our Producers

    Now is our time to stand up and make sure that the coffee world that we love and enjoy is protected. So, keep drinking speciality coffee, keep safe and wash your hands!

  • Colombia

    Even though coffee exports only represent roughly 10% of Colombia’s total exports by value today, it is still a very important sector of the economy. There are over 500,000 coffee growers, who together own approximately 850 thousand hectares of coffee plants and produce an average of 9 million coffee sacks per year. Of these 500,000 families, 70% are small producers with less than 1.5 hectares of coffee land.

  • How Ethiopia is Stonewalling Specialty Buyers

    Ethiopia is one of the finest producers of specialty coffee in the world, and it’s the original, natural home of the coffee plant. But while the country is steeped in history, it has lately also become steeped in controversy and red tape.

  • Coffee production in El Salvador

    Currently representing 3% of the Gross National Product and 22% of the agricultural product, coffee has traditionally been an important source of hard currency. In 1997 it accounted for 22% of total exports. With improved local investment and a stable political climate, production in the 1990`s has stabilised at around 2.3 million 60kg bags, a 2.3% share of world output. El Salvador is currently ranked 11th in production terms amongst the 55 producing nations.

  • Kenya Coffee Auction

    Kenya’s coffee auction system dates back to 1934. The auctions still take place at the Nairobi Coffee Exchange and are widely considered to be most transparent distribution system for fine green coffees anywhere in the coffee world and inspired the model for the Cup of Excellence auctions.