Rounton Coffee | Blog

18/06/2021
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Introducing… Jan Armstrong

Name & Occupation? Jan Armstrong – Business Development Manager How did you get into coffee? I used to own a restaurant out in Spain – coffee culture is a big deal over there, and I fell right into it from day one! What is it that you like about coffee specifically? The smell of fresh coffee! It’s one of those amazing smells that gives you that happy warm feeling – that and freshly cut grass. What is your favourite coffee origin, and why? I’m undecided! Being new to the team... Read More

19/05/2021
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What’s The Best Non-Dairy Milk For Your Coffee Beans?

Non-dairy milk has seen a boom alongside the rise in veganism and people wanting to try a more plant-based diet. But why? There’s plenty of benefits to milk alternatives; environmentally, as well as for your health. Did you know to make a glass of dairy milk takes three times more greenhouse gas emissions than any plant-based milk, and requires more land and water than any milk alternative! We’re going to explore the options available, and give a few suggestions on which coffee to pair each with! Soy The most well-recognised... Read More

14/05/2021
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What Sustainable Coffee Means To Us

We are conscious of our impact on the planet. Our goal is to create positive environmental change and to constantly move towards fixing the things that we cannot yet achieve. To hold ourselves accountable, we have some big plans in the works, which will reimagine the way we do business. We want to be a business that balances profit with people and the planet. We’ll be posting updates as we go, so keep an eye out! As a roaster, we need to consider each step of the coffee journey if... Read More

05/05/2021
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Cold Brew Coffee – Everything You Need To Know

Cold brew isn’t anything new, however, it’s becoming more and more popular each year (and not just in summer)! It’s accessible everywhere and even comes pre-made – but there’s nothing like brewing your own at home. The joy of a cold brew is you can make a big batch and store it in the fridge for up to two weeks! This can save you time and effort when you want that refreshing cold cup to cool you down and perk you up. Cold brew tends to be a much stronger... Read More

24/03/2021
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We’re Hiring | Roastery Operative

The Role: The Roastery Operative will assist in all elements of daily roastery operations. As the last link between the roastery and our customers, the candidate will ensure that the products that leave The Granary are processed and presented to a high standard.The successful candidate will be able to adapt and work dynamically to provide an exceptional level of service to our customers. The role is varied, comprising of manual tasks and communication elements.The Roastery Operative reports to the Operations Manager. Our Mission Statement: “We want to provide the best... Read More

T&Cs – Hessian Sack Competition

There are 3 prizes available: 1st: 1 x £30 voucher for The Only Weigh Out. 1x ‘Hario Mini Mill +’ Hand Grinder and 250g of coffee from Rounton Coffee Roasters. 2nd: 1 x £20 voucher for The Only Weigh Out. 1 x 3-month coffee subscription from Rounton Coffee Roasters 3rd: 1 x £10 voucher for The Only Weigh Out. 1 x 250g of coffee from Rounton Coffee Roasters. Open to UK residents aged 16 and over, excluding employees of Rounton Coffee. Closing date for entries is 11.59pm GMT on 7th... Read More

11/03/2021
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Barrel-aged Coffee | What We’ve Learned So Far

Today I took our third batch of Midnight Harvest from its fresh oak bourbon barrel. With the gentle hum of the roaster behind me, I realised that this current batch would mark a more enlightened approach than we’d taken thus far. A little over two months ago, we conceived the idea of barrel ageing some of our specialty coffee as a one-off single run. Little did we know, there’d be such a demand for the resulting coffee, that we’d soon be welcoming it as a staple offering in our arsenal.... Read More

08/02/2021
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Let’s Talk About Recyclable Packaging…

“Our goal is to create positive environmental change and to constantly move towards fixing the things that we cannot yet achieve.” As a responsible company, we must do all that we can to improve the lives of the people around us, and to protect our planet. Simply put – we need to look at all the bad things that we do and put them right.  We’ve been talking a lot about our coffee bags in The Granary (our roastery), and we’d like to invite you to the conversation. Of course,... Read More

18/11/2020
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Introducing… Ben Taylor

"Once you really pay attention, coffee tastes like so many things that you wouldn’t associate with coffee. Turns out, not all coffee tastes like bitter chocolate and ashtrays!"