Interviews

Artisan's Coffee Lab is new hub for community

Artisan's Coffee Lab provides community hub.

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Big Interview: Redemption Roasters

Redemption Roasters is on a mission to provide coffee training and skills to prison inmates to help them reintegrate into society on their release... 16-months on, Redemption's achievements have turned it into a Ministry of Justice success story.

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Big Interview: New North

New North, the nitro coffee brand, launched to the UK market in January this year but has already started to make an impact on the sector. Michelle Perrett reports.

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Big Interview: Good & Proper Tea

Good & Proper Tea is on a mission to spread the word on quality tea. Coffee Business World editor Kate Oppenheim reports.

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Big Interview: 7Grs

7Grs is out to champion Italian coffee in London and beyond. Coffee Business World editor Kate Oppenheim met co-founder Mary Mauro and managing director Gianno Romagno at their new Coffee Studio in Stockwell to find out more.

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Smart move for Ozone & Has Bean

Stephen Leighton, founder of Has Bean Coffee, talks about the deal with Ozone .

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Big Interview: Titanic Brewery

Titanic Brewery's struggle to find sites to grow its traditional pub estate, saw it embark on an expansion route that led it onto the café bar circuit – which resulted in a 15% uplift in coffee sales in its pubs too. Coffee Business World editor Kate Oppenheim reports.

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Big Interview: Paddy & Scott's

Paddy & Scott’s has just won the Marriott hotels contract to supply its 40+ cafes in the UK; last Thursday it launched Nitro Cold Brew ‘craft coffee’, which founder and CEO Scott Russell believes is good enough to follow in the footsteps of top products Fever-Tree and Red Bull; and in May it signed a £500k five-year deal to create a ‘Shoreditch style’ fuelling station at Wyboston Lakes Resort. Coffee Business World editor Kate Oppenheim reports.

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Big Interview: Compass Group UK & Ireland

Coffee is big business for food service company Compass Group UK & Ireland. This year it has: achieved SCA Premier Training Campus Status; head of hot beverage Sonia Carvalho has joined the elite ranks of the country’s ASTs; and it has awarded the title of Master Barista to five of its top coffee professionals. Coffee Business World editor Kate Oppenheim meets the team behind the Barista Academy to find out more.

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Bristol roaster opens London training facility made from landfill

Bristol-based Extract Coffee Roasters has opened a new barista training facility in ‘Sustainable Bankside’ made from recycled materials destined for landfill.

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Grind's Abrahamovitch reveals financing triumphs and key to business success

David Abrahamovitch, CEO and co-founder of Grind with 10 cafes in London, spoke about crowdfunding and the importance of getting it right, while revealing the secrets of his success at the European Coffee Expo Conference, sponsored by WMF and Schaerer, on May 23.

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What a day! European Coffee Expo opens to huge acclaim

It was an amazing first day for the launch of European Coffee Expo at London’s Olympia. Exhibitors and visitors were in agreement that this brand new show delivered a fresh, exciting, professional business environment – perfect for discussions and networking.

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