Behind The Brew

An Organic Partnership in Mexico

Fighting Food Waste, one Beer at a Time

Cafédirect teamed up with social enterprise and B Corp Toast Ale to tackle food waste. This brew-tiful collaboration is part of Toast's Companion Series, working with 26 breweries to create Limited Edition beer to highlight the recognition that we are in a climate emergency. Read More

A Guide to Mexico

Be transported to Southern Mexico with our single origins coffee, Mayan Gold. This smooth and dark coffee is grown at high-altitude above Mexico’s colourful and vibrant southern states of Chiapas and Oaxaca. Here is our full guide to Mexico; Read More

Part of the family: Huadquiña cooperative

John Steel, Cafédirect's CEO, reflects on his trip to visit the Peruvian coffee farmer cooperative Huadquiña. Our long-standing relationship with the cooperative began at the very beginning and since then we have witnessed their extraordinary determination to protect and develop their coffee. From near collapse, to supplying our popular Machu Picchu single origin, we've watched them shine as part of the Cafédirect family. Read More

Reforestation in Piura, Peru

When deforestation in the Piura region in Peru was causing landslides at one of our coffee cooperatives, Cafédirect got involved to help. Undertaking a pilot project which focused on replanting trees, this innovative project led to environmental protection and income generation for the community. Read More

The heart of success

Hear from Cafédirect's CEO, John Steel as he reflects on our 30 year anniversary, highlighting its pioneering achievements as a successful social enterprise and proving how business can make lasting social and environmental impact through farmer partnerships. Read More

The Resilience Ride

Our Head of Finance, James Nixon, provides his account of cycling 480 miles from London to Edinburgh to raise money for Producers Direct's Covid Resilience Fund, as part of Cafédirect's 30th Anniversary. Read More
Climate Justice

Climate Justice

We want to highlight how we see social justice as synonymous with climate justice. Our vision is a rebalanced world that celebrates business as a force for good and measures success in the shared well-being of the communities it touches. Read More

Huadquiña Cooperative

Huadquiña Cooperative now has over 290 smallholder coffee growers as members of its cooperative and their attention to detail and passion for growing organic coffee is reflected in the fact that Macchu Picchu coffee is the leading Roast & Ground Organic & Fairtrade coffee in the UK. Read More


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