Rounton Coffee | Blog

12/07/2018

Traveling to Origin.

Why we feel it is important as specialty coffee roasters to travel to Origin and the benefits this has to the coffee supply chain. One of the perks of the job as a specialty coffee roaster is the chance to travel to Origin. At Rounton coffee it has always been our aim to directly source the coffees we roast. We are proud to say we have managed to do this by building strong sourcing relationships with some of the world’s leading specialty green coffee importers and our journey so far... Read More

11/09/2017

It’s been a while…

  We’ve been so busy building the business and getting amazing coffee out the the North West and now nationally that we’ve taken our eye off the blog. So as a re-introduction to this online world we wanted to say hello again with a quick overview. Welcome to the blog of Rounton Coffee Roasters. Here you will be able gain access to the world of speciality coffee through the eyes of our dedicated team of coffee professionals. This blog will allow us to share a host of interesting topics and goings... Read More

27/02/2017

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More

14/02/2017

What is Cascara exactly?

Exciting News! We are about to land our first batch of Cascara, we have been searching for this for a long time and it is very soon to arrive!  But first, many of you will be asking what is Cascara, so we have put together a bit of a blog to give you all those important and interesting facts. So what is Cascara and what is it used for? Cascara when translated from Spanish literally means “Shell”.  It is essentially a by-product of coffee production.  After the coffee cherry has... Read More

28/01/2016

Kickstarter

Hi All, On Sunday we launched our Kickstarter Campaign.  It is a 30 day campaign to try and raise £10,000 to help bring Speciality Coffee to our home town of Middlesbrough. Remember Kickstarter is a way of getting coffee related awards at Kickstarter Prices.  So grab yourself a great deal, check our Kickstarter page, and please pledge where you can. Thanks to all in advance, and thanks to our wonderful backers who have pledged already! From all the team at Rounton Coffee

15/02/2015

V60 Brew Guide

The V60 Brew Guide There are so many fantastic ways of brewing Coffee but I have to say that the V60 is one of our firm favourites at Rounton Coffee. We have all sorts of brewing paraphernalia scattered around The Roastery, yet more often than not we find ourselves reaching out for the V60. It is one of the most effortless ways of making coffee and I also find it strangely therapeutic. This method is perfect for home brewing. It’s inexpensive, compact and delivers a really clean cup of coffee.... Read More

13/12/2014

Speciality Coffee for Christmas.

 Christmas is always a busy period for everyone. Bustling shops with late night openings, Christmas trees and decorations, gifts and food to feed the 500. We leave home to work in the dark and we arrive home in the dark. Yes it is inevitable, we will eventually end up looking like Gollum.  The weeks are flying by and there’s never enough hours in the day. We are fully booked up with Farmers Markets and Christmas Fairs and although the weather is sometimes not so kind to us it is worth... Read More

13/12/2014

Winners of a Herriot Award!

We first read about the great news through an e-mail, we had been selected as a finalist for a Flavours of Herriot Award. David and I were over the moon, just the fact that we had been recognised for our work was amazing. We had been put forward for The Specialist Retailer of the year award. After spending a gruelling year renovating our old Granary and then working in between jobs to get Rounton Coffee off the ground, this for us was the light at the end of our tunnel.... Read More

16/11/2014

Northern Echo Feature

A former Teesside chemical engineer has launched a business that is helping farmers he befriended in the Sumatran jungle. Emily Flanagan reports DAVID Beattie had been working as a Teesside chemical engineer when he decided to take a train from the Middlesbrough and travel around the world on the Trans-Siberian railway. He travelled across Europe, Hong Kong, Russia, Mongolia and China. But it was in the Sumatran jungle that he met a group of coffee famers which altered the course of his life. While travelling around Sumatra on a moped, David decided... Read More

23/09/2014

A Warm Welcome from Rounton Coffee

As you may have seen on our website we roast our speciality coffee from a very unique old granary built in 1907. We have been working on our Roastery in North Yorkshire now for a year. We were handed the keys in September and we have worked really hard to get to the stage where we are now. We can now confidently say we have A Roastery! We have the privilege to work in such a beautiful environment. That is why we always welcome visitors to come over to share... Read More