Interviews

F&W hosts Coffeeography book signing

Stephen Leighton author of ‘Coffeeography: The Coffee Producers’ [pictured here with European Coffee Expo’s Angie Webster] held a book-signing evening at Fernandez & Wells at London’s Somerset House last week to promote his book, which “shares hidden stories and breaks-down common misconceptions about those who farm the cherries of the world’s most popular beverage”.

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VIEWPOINT: Hubbub’s Gavin Ellis

With Starbucks beginning its 5p cup charge in more than 25 outlets in London this month, Coffee Business World invites Gavin Ellis co-founder of the environmental charity Hubbub – which is working with Starbucks to assess the impact of the cup charge – to outline the seven steps he believes need to be taken to boost recycling in this week’s Viewpoint.

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Q&A with Jing tea’s MD, Catherine Archer

In the run-up to the launch of the annual Tetley Tea Report next week, Coffee Business World has been asking tea companies what were the highlights of 2017 for them, along with the challenges and opportunities they see for the year ahead. This week we welcome Jing tea’s managing director Catherine Archer.

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Q&A with Ringtons’ head of tea, James Jobling

With the Tetley Tea Report being launched on February 8, Coffee Business World asked tea companies what were the highlights of 2017 for them, along with the challenges and opportunities for the year ahead. We begin this week with Ringtons’ head of tea, James Jobling.

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Edgcumbes expands café business

Coffee roasters and tea blenders Edgcumbes is set to open a new café business next month in response to ever-rising customer demand at its Arundel-based home, alongside a new training and event space to host students of its Sussex Food Academy.

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The Big Interview: Caravan

Caravan’s co-founder Laura Harper-Hinton talks to Kate Oppenheim about the company’s exciting new hub at the Lamb Works, where coffee, training, R&D and more all come together.

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The Big Interview: Brewer St Coffee

Fuller's, the London-based brewer and pub operator, launched its Brewer St Coffee brand in 2012 working in partnership with Matthew Algie. Since then it has seen coffee outperform food and drink sales, with double-digit growth on a like-for-like basis for the last four to five years. Kate Oppenheim talks to Fuller's head of retail marketing Nick Corden to find out more.

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Q&A with Dale Harris, World Barista Champion, 2017

Dale Harris talks to Coffee Business World about recruitment challenges in 2018 and how to create a world-great work-force.

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