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Solwara Decaf September 11 2017, 0 Comments

Our latest decaf offering is a single origin coffee from the Solwara dry mill in Papua New Guinea. Think fruit and nut in the cup.

An insight into coffee farming June 25 2017, 0 Comments

In around a month's time we'll be offering a coffee from Finca Nazareth, a farm in the Ahuachapan region of El Salvador. This particular coffee was processed at Finca El Carmen and when we recently met the owner, Fernando Alfaro, we quizzed him a little more on the processing method.

Sipi Falls May 31 2017, 0 Comments

Sipi Falls is our first coffee from Uganda, a region traditionally associated with low grade robusta. This particular coffee is grown in the east of the country in an area bordering Kenya.

Ground Coffee: The Results May 14 2017, 1 Comment

We set about trying to determine whether there was any merit in selling ground coffee to our customers. The results, presented here, speak for themselves!

Finca El Chocho May 01 2017, 0 Comments

Finca El Chocho is a very easy drinking, smooth coffee from the Antioquia region of Colombia. We released this coffee at the end of April so it should be avaialble throughout May.

Ground Coffee April 28 2017, 0 Comments

We've never sold our coffee in ground form, a principle we've adhered to since we opened our Roastery in 2011. There are a number of reasons for this approach, one of which we explore in this article.

Musasa Dukunde Kawa Nkara April 17 2017, 0 Comments

One of our favourite origins, Rwanda, produces some amazing coffees. This year we've picked up this must drink coffee from the Nkara washing station.

Pop-Up Coffee Shop: Friday 14th April April 09 2017, 0 Comments

Monday 10th April sees the start of UK Coffee Week, a period of fundraising in the coffee industry to raise funds for Project Waterfall. We’ll be doing our bit at Carvetii by running a pop-up coffee shop from our new Roastery on Friday 14th April. A study1 in 2003 found that to produce a standard...

Testing, Testing March 12 2017, 1 Comment

We always enjoy testing new equipment at our Roastery. Some of it passes the 'Carvetii Test' and we'll happily recommend it to our customers. Here's some of the stuff we currently have on test.

Déjà Vu February 26 2017, 0 Comments

After five years of roasting coffee from our small unit outside Cockermouth, we'll be moving our business next month to bigger and better premises.