World Coffee Producers Forum

The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has led the first ever World Coffee Producers Forum, producing a signed declaration and plan aiming to aid producers of the special beans throughout the world. Hoxton Coffee supports these goals in our aim to buy sustainable, fair-trade coffee.   “We have just started a new process in the …

World Coffee Producers Forum Read More »

What’s So Great About Organic Coffee

There’s a lot that goes into making a great cup of coffee. Whether you’re just waking up in the morning, sitting down in a favourite café on the high street or finishing of your evening meal, if you’re a coffee connoisseur, you’ll want everything to be just perfect. That means everything from the cup and …

What’s So Great About Organic Coffee Read More »

Coffee Roasting

Thus far in Hoxton Coffee’s ‘Introduction to Coffee Series’, we’ve run through some main types of coffee beans, the aims in coffee tasting, how to taste coffee, and how to grind it. Next up, we’re looking at coffee roasting and all that it entails. So grab yourself a cuppa, buckle in and learn about roasting! …

Coffee Roasting Read More »

How to Grind Coffee

Welcome to our next post in the Introduction to Coffee Series. Grinding coffee at home is an ever-increasing, popular option for coffee connoisseurs across the world. Not only does it hugely increase the quality of your cup of coffee, it also makes your house smell amazing – so you know, there’s added benefits! But how do …

How to Grind Coffee Read More »

History of Cappuccino

For all you serious coffee-drinkers out there, you may already know this, but the Cappuccino is not some modern fad that hipsters brought about 50 years ago. No, this is a drink that has developed over the centuries, and here we’re looking at how that happened.   HOW THE DRINK CAPPUCCINO CAME ABOUT Cappuccinos as …

History of Cappuccino Read More »

5 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee

1. EUROPEANS USED TO CALL COFFEE ARABIAN WINE Coffee coming from the middle east was known in Arabic originally as “qahhwat al-bun”, meaning ‘wine of the bean’. That turned to “qahwah” and went on to “koffie” in Dutch, “caffe” in italian and through to what we know is as today in English: coffee. But before …

5 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee Read More »