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New Biodegradable Packaging

We are pleased to say that all of our 250g coffee bags are now completely compostable. Director, Steve Perrett said ” We had been looking for suitable environmentally friendly packaging for a while but when we found the Tru Bio bag we knew it was the one for us. We re-designed our labels and are very happy with the new look”. The film, valves and zipper are all biodegradable. This means that […]

Socius Restaurant

We thought we would give a little nod to one of our newest customers, the fabulous Socius in the popular north Norfolk village of Burnham Market. Socius is located in a lovely, light and spacious building in Foundry Place, just off North Street. We are delighted to supply Socius with our Holkham Bay espresso blend to serve in their restaurant. Norfolk Coffee Company owner, Steve Perrett, said “It is a real pleasure […]

Future Radio Breakfast Show

We are pleased to be new the sponsor of the brand new Breakfast Show on Future Radio, the community station for Norwich. Future is an important part of the Norwich and Norfolk Community and we are very happy to help support them. A coffee roaster and a breakfast show are a good combination don’t you think? Natural partners you could say. The station is part of Future Projects and was one of the first […]

What to look for when buying coffee

With so much coffee to choose from these days it can be a little confusing if you are not sure what to look for on the bags and labels. We have put together a short guide to help you choose the best coffee for your money. If you can afford it, purchase a grinder. In our opinion a grinder is the single most important item when making coffee. Even a cheap grinder […]

Costa Rican ‘Don Alfonso’ Peaberry now available

‘Don Alfonso’ Caturra Peaberry is now available. We get notes of chocolate, vanilla and hazelnut in the cup and love it in a V60, Coffee Gator or a cafetière. Equally as good in an Aeropress. This special ‘Don Alfonso’ coffee represents the very best of the harvest from the famous Aquiares Estate in Turrialba, Costa Rica, which sits high on the fertile slopes of Turrialba volcano.

White Nile Washed Organic Coffee – Coming soon!

We are pleased to say that we have a few bags of White Nile washed organic beans in the roastery and these will be available soon. This was one of our most popular coffee last year so when some became available from this year’s harvest we couldn’t wait for them to arrive. Our first cupping gave us hazelnut and grapefruit notes. We will be doing a cupping of two different roasts tomorrow […]

Our new Holkham Bay Espresso Blend

Our new Holkham Bay espresso blend is now available and being served at The Black Apollo Coffee House in Holt. The new blend consists of 1/3 La Falda del Centro, Colombia, 1/3 White Nile (organic), Uganda & 1/3 Mimba AA, Tanzania. The taste we get in the cup are hazelnut, honeycomb and cherry giving a sweet, smooth coffee. We change our espresso blends three or four times a year depending upon what […]

New Victoria Arduino White Eagle installed at The Black Apollo Coffee House in Holt.

We installed a brand new Victoria Arduino White Eagle T3 at The Black Apollo Coffee House in Holt last Tuesday, 1st May 2018. I think you will agree that the 2 group machine in Steelux looks stunning. We have now had a few days to get used to the new machine and we all feel that we are making even better coffee and that the temperature and pressure of the White Eagle […]

Where did the history of coffee begin?

The historic origin of coffee is relatively recent compared to other widely consumed beverages such as tea and beer. Common consensus and folklore have it that coffee originated in the highlands of Ethiopia anywhere between 800AD and 1000AD. The legendary tale of the discovery of coffee is that a young Ethiopian goatherd by the name of Kaldi noticed how frisky and animated his goats became after eating the red berries from a […]

Sally’s Blend

5th October 2017: Today we launched our new Limited Edition coffee Sally’s Blend. Sally’s Blend is an espresso blend of two special microlot  coffees from Colombia, Finca Las Brisas and La Fortuna. Priced at £10, £1 from every bag sold will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society.