News

  • Why reward smallholder farmers for conservation and reforestation?

    About 25 million smallholder farmers produce 80% of the worlds coffee. Smallholders are also the most dependant on forests for firewood, fuel and t...
  • We need to ensure that organic producers are rewarded for their efforts

    Sales of #organic #coffee are on the rise across the UK. Producing beans worthy of organic certification, however, is a challenging process that pr...
  • Protect forests to protect biodiversity

    Forests contain unmatched biodiversity. Tropical forests cover less than 7 percent of Earth’s land mass but are home to about 50 percent of all living things on the planet.

  • The UK government introduces new controls on plastic

    The government has introduced new controls on single use plastics in a bid to limit ocean pollution, covering plastic straws, plastic drinks stirre...
  • Decaffeinated using the natural waters of Pico Orizaba

    Our Mexican Organic Decaffeinated is grown in La Sierra Cloud Forest and uses a unique non-chemical decaffeination process, using the clear, pure w...
  • Brexit, let's try to look on the bright side...

    So... after almost three years of uncertainty on the Brexit issue and some very frustrating toing and froing from the UK government, we had to take...
  • Paying for ecosystem services to protect forests and waterways

    Forests next to rivers and and streams act as 'living filters' by absorbing sediments and storing and transforming excess nutrients and pollutants ...
  • It's exam time all round

    Got your exams? Best of luck!! We also have to work hard to earn the Speciality Grade! A term first used in 1974 to describe beans of the best fla...
  • We love our new Swiss Water Decaffeinated from Mexico!

    Did you know that our decaffeinated coffee is made using the Swiss Water method? The process works by immersing the green beans in water in order t...
  • Gishwati Cloud Forest wins a Great Product Award at Scotland's Speciality Food Show 2017

    The competition was fierce in the drinks section this year, with gin, gin and more gin taking up the product isles and every imaginable fizzy drink...
  • Our new Rwandan Gishwati Cloud Forest Coffee has landed

    Last November, we visited our organic growers near the Rwanda/ Congo border some 60km from the biodiversity hotspot that is Virunga Park. It is her...
  • Getting ready to go in search of a new origin for Source Climate Change Coffee- Tanzania here we come!

    As I write this, I am preparing to leave for warmer climates once more. This time, Tanzania, better known as the land of a thousand safaris and hom...