Peter Lancashire

Roaster basics: Should you sell coffee equipment on your website?

Roasters who choose to sell coffee equipment on their website can increase their income significantly....

A guide to roasting Uganda coffee beans

Roasting Ugandan coffee beans takes skill and unlocks a wide range of flavour profiles due to the country’s varying conditions....

A guide to planning a coffee origin trip

When it comes to planning a coffee origin trip, there are a number of factors roaster should consider in order to make the most of the experience....

Why has convenience become so important to coffee consumers?

Convenience has become a priority for coffee consumers, which requires roasters to adapt their offerings in order to appeal to younger, more active generations....

Vienna roast: Understanding its appeal for coffee roasters

The smooth and balanced flavours of a dark Vienna roast are a popular choice for consumers around the...

Everything you need to know about Peruvian coffee

Peruvian coffee has been touted as one of the “dark horses” in the specialty coffee industry, with recent quality and production levels reaching all-time...

How to choose the best roaster for your coffee shop

Coffee shop owners, read on to learn more about the benefits of roasting your own beans and how to choose the best roaster for your coffee...

A guide to painting your coffee roaster

Painting your coffee roaster can be an exciting way to help ensure it stands out as the centrepiece of your roastery or coffee shop....

How can coffee shops ensure takeaway cups are recycled?

Takeaway coffee cups have been thrust back into the limelight over recent years, due to concerns over sustainability and ease of...

How can roasters source 90+ scoring coffee?

As the demand for specialty coffee grows around the world, more roasters are concentrating on sourcing beans for 90+ scoring...

Why is all coffee not shade-grown?

The traditional method of shade-grown coffee is considered to be more environmentally friendly and economical as it does not require the use of chemical aids....

Swiss Water: Is it the best way to decaffeinate coffee?

The Swiss Water Process is one of the most recognised ways to decaffeinate coffee as it is an environmentally friendly, chemical-free water process....

How to roast Kona coffee beans

Kona coffee makes up around 1% of the world’s total production and is one of the most expensive coffees on the market....