Changes to the Pioneer blend

Changes to the Pioneer blend

The Pioneer blend has always been one of our most popular offerings both for home and wholesale customers. The idea behind the Pioneer blend was to showcase bright, fruity and juicy coffees. These were either a blend of washed and natural processed coffees or two washed coffees and always at...

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What is speciality coffee?

What is speciality coffee?

Most experienced coffee drinkers are familiar with the phrase 'speciality coffee' (specialty if you prefer the US spelling) but what does it actually mean? Well, it really depends who you ask! Most of the mainstream coffee chains use the phrase to mean one of their regular coffees with some syrup...

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Rwanda Shye school project update

Rwanda Shye school project update

We had a realisation on our yearly visit to Rwanda in 2016 that we had originally set up Horsham Coffee Roaster as a small business to support our family. Since we started in 2012 it has grown to support other families, something that we are immensely proud of. But visiting...

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Change your roast profile, or change your brew method?

Change your roast profile, or change your brew method?

I was recently alerted to a talk given by Joanna Alm of Drop Coffee Roasters in which she put forward her philosophy towards roasting coffee. She stated more or less that instead of roasting coffee to make it suitable for espresso, we should be roasting the coffee to its absolute full potential...

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