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When I first heard of the Puqpress I wasn’t convinced. I’ve only been involved in the specialty coffee industry for a little over two years but still I was one of many who felt that potentially we were reaching a point where the skill of the barista was being lost. Our Head of Roasting, Dean, […]


A Deeper Look Into Speciality Coffe

At the Artisan Coffee School, a very common question gets asked and that is “What the hell is specialty coffee?”. To be honest it’s not the easiest question to answer. There are plenty of definitions out there describing speciality coffee but let’s start with the technical one where all coffee beans are graded and given […]

The Artisan Journey


Having a baby whilst having a business!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Magda has had a little baby boy called Nile! We are both very happy, but we thought in this update we would address some of the issues of having both a business and a baby. We talked for hours about what impact the little one would have on […]


It’s not the news, it’s how you react!

It doesn’t matter how long you have been running a business or how confident you are, you’re still only a conversation away from a problem. The other day we were sitting quite happily in the Artisan Coffee School reflecting on the fact that we had just about got the main things sorted (though our philosophy […]