We know you can’t put a price (or a mark out of 100) on that first sip of coffee on a cold Monday morning… but a lot of people, as it happens, can! The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCA) is one of the industry’s benchmark scoring systems for ranking coffees, as we’ve explained here, […]
“Head of Coffee” might sound like a grand title for someone sitting around sipping espresso all day… and that’s not entirely inaccurate! But a lot of what Will Corby has to do involves long-haul flights, bumpy rides in local buses and nights spent in… less than 5* accomodation, shall we say. Makes a change from […]
You might be hankering for a KitKat by 11am, after dealing with a particularly problematic Excel spreadsheet… but believe us when we tell you that coffee farming is the real definition of hungry work. Manually stripping coffee cherries from trees under the baking sun, shifting sacks of them around the farm, raking drying beans over […]
It’s International Coffee Day. And since we’ve been lucky enough to send Head of Coffee Will and MD Paul over to Colombia in the last week, what better way to celebrate coffee than to think back on what we’ve learnt from their adventures at origin!
We talk a lot about making coffee a force for good. Only it isn’t just talk; We’re doing it. The coffee you buy from Pact comes directly from coffee farmers across the world, and by paying them more for the coffee they produce we’re all helping to make theirs and their workers’ lives better. Here’s one […]