Coffee Plant Blog

We are hiring – Warehouse Administrator & Office Administrator and Record Keeper wanted

Hi there, We have two vacancy open in our Roastery based in North Wembley. Please take a look at the job descriptions below and send us your CV to Ian Henshall at newsales@coffee.uk.com if you are interested.   Warehouse Administrator £11.00 – £13.00 per hour Part-time Coffee Plant is a specialist coffee roasting company based near North Wembley station. A…

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Organic coffee plantation have more chance to survive global warming

As global warming predictions become gloomier the evidence is accumulating: coffee plantations using organic systems have more chance of surviving. Some expert sources are saying up to 70% of coffee growing area is under threat, while the loss of bee species is  likely to reduce yields. The good news is that a thriving ecosystem increases coffee production and not…

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Keep your coffee in the fridge

Basic science says keep your coffee in the fridge. Or does it? At Coffee Plant we advise coffee enthusiasts to get your beans as freshly roasted as possible and keep them in the fridge. Nobody is arguing about the freshly roasted bit, but a report in the coffee trade press quotes a well known coffee shop’s advice to store…

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Help environment by buying Fairtrade products

In one of previous blog we discussed the environment: issues like plastic lined coffee cups, paper straws. Now for the big picture: by buying organic coffee you are massively helping the environment in the coffee producing areas and by buying Fairtrade you are enabling small producers to make a living. Given the disastrous forest poisoning and destruction, particularly in…

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Be eco-friendly, take care of environment

Good News for the environment. We are now using compostable cups for water and paper straws. Unike other Fairtrade and organic suppliers we have ALWAYS used paper teabags rather than plastic. Our loose coffee is in simple plastic bags which can be reused, but there is still a massive problem with paper coffee cups and silver coffee bags. They…

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No plastic in our teabags

Just when you thought capitalism can not get any more insane, it happens. Plastic teabags have been quietly introduced by most of the major manufacturers, but NOT Coffee Plant. Now there is a campaign by the petition site 38 Degrees. Click here to add your name. The big companies are saying they will change but don’t hold your breathe….

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