Coffee Bean

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.

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.

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.