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Coffee part of Meditteranean diet

Liver experts have been conferring and coffee is on the agenda. Not just to drink, but as a way of reducing the risk of liver disease. In this world of fake news and industry sponsored fake research one has to be cautious, but it really does seem that coffee drinking is linked to a massive drop in cancer and…

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“Fake” cocoa co-ops busted in Peru

We are often asked: how do you know your coffee is Fairtrade. We explain the global Fairtrade organisation Flocert has rigorous inspection systems which are designed to detect frauds like fake co-ops which are really controlled from outside and not by the co-op members. One such setup producing cocoa in Peru has recently had it’s certification suspended, reports Coffee…

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COFFEE PLANT EASTER SPECIAL OFFER

Treat yourself for Easter and get your free pack of confectionery of your choice with your next order. Choose your favourite sweet from our confectionery list and leave us a message while you place the order. Hurry, while stocks last! Happy Easter, Coffee Plant Team

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Make your own delicious Hot Chocolate

Are you big fan of Hot Chocolate? Then you probably know that the most important ingredient is – not sugar, not dried milk powder – but cocoa. We have two very tempting options for you. Come in and try our Organic and Fairtrade Hot Chocolate made with our very own cocoa powder in our Shop on Portobello Road. If…

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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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