Coffee Plant Blog

Coffee good for you say researchers

It has long been established that coffee drinking leads to a better memory and cognition, but why? ISIC, a  Swedish based research organisation has organised a team to carry out cellular studies. As reported in Nature  the results indicate that coffee stimulates the links between the brain’s neurons, but more research will be needed to confirm the picture.

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Is carob the new Marmite?

Like Marmite, people seem to love or hate carob, a natural alternative to cocoa. If you hate the milk chocolate type of carob we would still ask you to try our dark carob which tastes quite different. Currently we have it on Brasils and raisins.

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New Confectionery Lines

We are delighted with our new confectionery lines – and the signs are that you are as well. Look out for cranberry and peanuts dipped (unusually) in dark chocolate. The milk chocolate orange peel are delicious and the carob Brasils are as good as ever. If you are fan of white chocolate, we now offer white buttons too. The…

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New Organic Fairtrade coffee from Costa Rica

We would like to introduce our new Organic Fairtrade Coffee from Costa Rica. We think the flavour is even better than the conventional Costa Rica we have been selling up to now. This coffee type is known in the coffee trade as a classic Clean Central American cup. The harvest period for this particular crop is December – April….

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CHRISTMAS 2017 OPENING HOURS

Coffee Plant Christmas 2017 opening hours: SHOP 24th December – Open 7:00am to 4:00pm 25th – 26th December – CLOSED 27th – 31st December – Open our normal business hours 1st January 2018 – CLOSED from 2nd January 2018 – Open our normal business hours   ROASTERY 22nd – 26th December – CLOSED 27th – 29th December – OPEN…

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Experienced Coffee Shop Manager Position

Coffee Plant, a well known and long established independent coffee shop in London’s Notting Hill District, is looking for a new manager. Our shop has been praised by many including superstar Rita Ora and retail guru Mary Portas. As well as making coffees we sell a wide range of mostly organic Fairtrade coffee beans from our own roastery, as…

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Gardeners: coffee grounds, sacks for sale

We can supply more or less any amount of coffee grounds free of charge from our shop. We can even send them in 25kgs cartons for just £10 carriage. They are nutritious and can deter snails. They can be also be used to grow mushrooms. Our coffee sacks have many uses for gardeners. One is to lay them on…

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