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01/12/2018
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Why become a Q grader?

By David Burton Any serious coffee professional will tell you that objectively assessing coffee quality is probably one of the most difficult things to do. This is because no matter how hard we try, we will always let our own bias get the better of us, especially when it comes to something as subjective as flavour. Come New Year, I’ll be into my fifth year in coffee, and leaving my own bias at the door is still something I have to keep in check (however, I still love a bloody... 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

31/07/2014
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How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

  We have recently added decaffeinated coffee to our small but very select range of speciality coffees that we offer.  We cannot discriminate against those who have to make those decisions and why should we, therefore we will continue to stock a single estate decaf for those that love the coffee but without the caffeine. Now that we have added decaf coffee to our list of coffees that are available then naturally we are being asked about the process.  How is the caffeine removed?  There have been so many documentaries... Read More

20/07/2014
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Event Calendar 2014

We try to get out most weekends to sell our carefully roasted coffee directly to our customers.  It is only at these events we can really get the feedback that we need to make sure that we can continue to improve our service. We have been asked to publish where we are going to be, just so that you can perhaps pick up your order, or drop by and see us.  So below is a list of events that we know that we will be at for the remainder of... Read More

20/03/2014

The Granary is Open!!

  Our Mission in all of this is to create a beautiful space in a beautiful place, and to roast great coffee, and we want everybody to be a part of it… It has been a painful few months, our hands have blisters, there is dust in our eyes, we are tired from all the work that we have done… but to be able to look now at what we have managed to achieve with only a few of us hardcore workers over every weekend for the past 8 months!!... Read More