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The Kilimanjaro coffee journey: the final chapter

Jambo sana and karibu Kilimanjaro! My trip to the mountain. As I mentioned in my previous blog I’m writing these lines from the slopes of Kilimanjaro after concluding a visit…


The Kilimanjaro Journey: the coffee beans reach Europe!

When you have a cup of coffee in your hands, you probably don’t think about the incredible journey that the beans have taken from their origin to your favourite supermarket…


A Sense of Place

You know that wonderful feeling you get when you savour a drink that is just brimming with character – the one where it transports you to another place through the…


The Kilimanjaro Journey: preparing for auction

In our last post we talked about the process coffee goes through after the cherries have been picked (commonly called wet mill process), which results in something called ‘parchment coffee’,…


Matching coffee with food – Cafédirect Machu Picchu

This might be the last in the series profiling our single-origin coffees, but it is by no means the least. We have the saved the Peruvian Machu Picchu Organic coffee…


Coffee matching champion announced

What a whirlwind of tasting and baking we’ve had here at Cafedirect recently! Ever since the coffee and dessert matching competition closed we’ve been busy whittling down a shortlist of…


The Kilimanjaro Journey: harvest arrives in Tanzania

In this latest post in our Kilimanjaro Journey series, Paul takes a look at how the harvest is shaping up in Tanzania and the challenges farmers at Kilimanjaro are currently…


The Kilimanjaro journey: from the volcano to your coffee cup

Part 1 Welcome to a new series of blog posts following the journey of one of our gourmet coffees all the way from the tree to your cup. If you…


Matching coffee and food – Kilimanjaro Roast & Ground

Welcome again to our coffee matching journey where we profile one of Cafedirect award-winning single origin coffees and we explain why a specific coffee compliments certain foods in a similar way…


Seeing coffee growing for the first time!

Recently two students from Leeds University accompanied Cafedirect on a trip to visit growers in Tanzania at the KNCU co-operative. Sheetal Mistry and Lauren Sawyers were voted by fellow students…