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25/06/2021
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Introducing… Hannah Foster

How did you get into coffee? I first got into coffee when my partner became an avid drinker and we started to enjoy it together. Then I really got into the huge world of coffee when I joined the team here! What is it that you like about coffee specifically? I think it’s a great industry, with people supporting people all the way from origin to cup. Coffee producers deserve a fair payment, a chance to invest in their futures, and support to produce high-quality crops each season. Needless to... 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

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!"

09/10/2020

Introducing… Steve Ashman

Coffee is never just about the drink, it’s about how it changes lives. Grown and sourced well, it changes the lives of the people whose living is based around coffee. Served well, it lifts the soul and can bring people together.

07/03/2019
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Introducing… Tomas Keavney

Name and Occupation Tom Keavney – Training & Marketing If I’m not roasting, I’m out and about catching up with the people we supply with coffee, running our Barista Skills Course. I like to share as much as I can about how we source our coffee, how we roast it, and how to make it taste delicious. You can also find me writing all sorts of stuff – whether that’s keeping the Rounton Coffee social media accounts up to date with what we’re getting up to, writing blogs for our... Read More

18/02/2019
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Introducing… David Burton

Name and Occupation David Burton – Head Of Coffee. My role involves deciding which green coffees we source, by assessing samples from farms all around the world. I also oversee all aspects of quality control, from the grading of green coffee, to making sure that our roasts are showcasing the best of what our coffees can offer. You’re only as good as your green! How did you get into coffee? Like the majority of coffee professionals, I fell in head first (straight down the rabbit hole). I met a very enthusiastic guy ... Read More

04/02/2019
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Introducing… Guy Snead

Next up in our ‘Introducing…’ series is the man who keeps our coffee tasting great, Guy! If you’ve ever placed an order with us, he’s the one pulling the strings so that everything goes according to plan. He’s the King of Efficiency, a bottomless pit when it comes to food, and the most curious man you’ll ever meet… Name and Occupation Guy Snead – Head Roaster. My job is to make sure that the way we roast coffee is up to date with the latest practices in the industry –... Read More

22/01/2019
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Introducing… Mike Riley

Welcome to our ‘Introducing…’ series! We’ve interviewed some of the people that make Rounton Coffee tick – whether that’s people in our team, people who we’ve met along the way, or figures in the coffee industry that help us do what we do – we want to be able to share with you the stories of the people behind the coffee you’re drinking. First up is arguably the most knowledgable mind in coffee that any of us know, the brilliant Mike Riley!  Name and Occupation I’m Mike Riley. I’m in... Read More