How to choose the best wholesale beans for your hospitality business.

How to choose the best wholesale beans for your hospitality business.

From coffee shop to hotel, when it comes to making and serving the best coffee possible, there are so many factors to consider – one of the most important being the beans. Latest research shows an incredibly strong correlation between a customer’s perception of the quality of a lodge or hotel stay, just by the quality of coffee served. Remember it’s the first thing most people would do in the morning, make sure it’s the best it can be to set their day right! The truth is that the beans are the basis for any great cup of coffee. But, when you’re buying in bulk (as you would for business purposes), there’s always the risk of placing cost above quality or simply not knowing which wholesale bean to choose.

Top tips to getting the most out of your Chemex coffee maker.

Top tips to getting the most out of your Chemex coffee maker.

The Chemex is simply beautiful – a pour-over style coffee brewer, with a glass flask shaped like an hourglass. The design is so simple yet stunning that it’s actually featured in New York’s Museum of Modern Art. And, not only will it make your coffee look good, it’ll taste great too. That’s why it’s on our list of favourite at-home brewing equipment. Just be sure to use it right. 

Perk up with these top coffee trends for 2018.

Perk up with these top coffee trends for 2018.

At Science of Coffee, we’re passionate about all things coffee, from the bean growing to the brewing processes, from the grind to the packaging. And we love to share what we know with fellow coffee lovers – for what would the world be without this most delicious brew?

Three ways to create a memorable coffee experience at your restaurant.

Three ways to create a memorable coffee experience at your restaurant.

When it comes to great coffee, it’s so much more about the experience than simply the flavour of the hot beverage you serve up (though of course, that counts too!). Here are some top tips to help you create a memorable coffee experience that will have your guests coming back time and again.

Science of Coffee Experience now open in Ballito!

Science of Coffee Experience now open in Ballito!

The Science of Coffee Experience is the coffee adventure you’ve been waiting for! Perfect for all coffee enthusiasts, experienced or just starting out, at our new franchise store, you will be able to experience a taste of what we do with our farmers throughout the tropics.

How to choose the best equipment for brewing coffee at home.

How to choose the best equipment for brewing coffee at home.

At Science of Coffee, we understand that making that perfect cup of coffee is an art and a science – you need to start with top quality coffee (sourced and crafted from only the very best beans) and then use the right equipment to ensure you get the most out of your bean and brew.

Climate change and coffee. What you need to know.

Climate change and coffee. What you need to know.

At Science of Coffee, we understand that cultivating top quality coffee is a science and an art – a mastery of environmental factors and processes that result in that rich, dark liquid we all love to savour. Today, we’re talking about the effect of climate change on coffee.

What is Direct Trade and why do we like it?

What is Direct Trade and why do we like it?

At Science of Coffee, we are champions of Direct Trade. But what does that mean and why do we care?

Direct Trade occurs when coffee roasters buy (most often single origin coffee) directly from coffee farmers. The roaster pays the farmer for their coffee beans, establishing a direct relationship with them. This cuts out middle men, as well as regulatory organisations, with the aim of delivering a great product while respecting the farmers’ livelihood.

Ten perk-me-up facts we bet you didn't know about coffee.

Ten perk-me-up facts we bet you didn't know about coffee.

At Science of Coffee, we are obsessed with coffee – where it comes from, what it takes to make it, and how to share our best finds with other coffee lovers. We could talk about great coffee for all day (and we do!) and we love learning new and interesting things about this fascinating beverage.

How to make the perfect cup of coffee? Start with these tips.

How to make the perfect cup of coffee? Start with these tips.

Have you ever had a bad cup of coffee and wondered what went wrong? As any barista worth his bean will tell you brewing the perfect cup is an art – in fact, we’d say it’s a science

So, how to make sure you get that perfect cup every time? It might surprise you to know that it doesn’t take the fanciest equipment to make a great cup of coffee – a Chemex coffee maker, Aeropress, or French press will do the job. However, it does take some knowledge and the right blend of select ingredients.