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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. 

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.