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Introducing…

05/11/2021

Introducing… Ryan Hanley

Name and Occupation Ryan Hanley – Account Manager How did you get into coffee? My coffee journey started when I was living with two South Africans who would drink about 100 cups a day and made me one each time – I would have them lined up next to me, trying to keep up! From there I got into commercial espresso, found specialty coffee on my doorstep with Rounton Coffee, and here we are… What is it that you like about coffee specifically? Coffee is just cool, it brings out... 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

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