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Sourcing Q&A: Joshua Tarlo, Head of Coffee

Sourcing Q&A: Joshua Tarlo, Head of Coffee

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Joshua Tarlo is our Head of Coffee at Origin. He’s about to embark on a 20 day trip to multiple coffee growing regions in Central America and Africa. We caught up with him briefly, to chat about his expectations for the trip and what he’s most excited about this year.

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Coffee, Christmas and Cocktails with Dan Fellows

Coffee, Christmas and Cocktails with Dan Fellows

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We caught up with Dan Fellows and spoke to him about the two coffee inspired drinks that secured his CIGS...

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Manchester Coffee Festival | Cup North 2017

Manchester Coffee Festival | Cup North 2017

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We were delighted to be part of the 4th Cup North event at the Manchester Coffee Festival at Victoria Warehouse last weekend.

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Coffee cupping. What exactly is it?

Coffee cupping. What exactly is it?

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Cupping is a hugely important part of what we do and a ritual of speciality coffee. But what exactly is it? Here Jesse Dodkins, our South West Training Manager, explains all. The historyCoffee cupping has been around as early as the late 19th century, when it was used by auction systems to make buying decisions and for consistency checks for...

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World Coffee In Good Spirits. What it takes to represent the UK.

World Coffee In Good Spirits. What it takes to represent the UK.

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Following his incredible win at the UK Coffee In Good Spirits championship, Paul Ross is preparing to represent the UK...

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Panama Hartmann Geisha. The family & processing.

Panama Hartmann Geisha. The family & processing.

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The Hartmann farm was the first Panamanian geisha farm we visited as part of this year's inaugural visit to the country. Here Joshua, our Head of Coffee, talks about the farm, the family and their impressive approach to processing. Written by Joshua...

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The Ethiosar Varietal

The Ethiosar Varietal

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With the release of our first Ethiosar varietal - Placeres Matazano Tablon - Joshua writes about varietal challenges and how Ethiosar represents the future of the coffee growing industry. Written by Joshua Tarlo, Head of Coffee at Origin  The risk of proliferation of specific varietals One of the biggest challenges in the world of coffee is the proliferation of specific...

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Introducing the Ceremony Cup. Tea & Spirits Competition.

Introducing the Ceremony Cup. Tea & Spirits Competition.

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Announcing the inaugural Ceremony Cup - a collaboration of spirits and tea.  This year marks the launch of a new competition,...

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UK Coffee Week. What’s on across Origin. 10-16 April 2017

UK Coffee Week. What’s on across Origin. 10-16 April 2017

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Events, flights and % sale donations. Next week will see hundreds of coffee shops and businesses throughout the UK participating in UK Coffee Week. As well as celebrating the UK’s coffee scene, it’s a charitable week to raise valuable funds...

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Spiked Coffee Recipe

Spiked Coffee Recipe

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A twist on the classic Irish Coffee, this indulgent coffee cocktail has been developed by our friends at Chase, replacing whisky with their delicious Chase Vodka.  Ingredients   50ml coffee liqueur 25ml dark creme de cacao50ml Chase vodka1 shot of Origin Resolute espresso, cooled50ml double cream (or milk) RecipeUsing a tall glass, simply build all ingredients over ice and stir. Big...

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Limoncillo Reserve Collection Processing Set

Limoncillo Reserve Collection Processing Set

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Written by Joshua Tarlo, Origin’s Head of CoffeePics thanks to Jon Attenborough on his trip with Joshua Concluding our winter...

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Turbo G&T Recipe

Turbo G&T Recipe

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One of our old favourites is taking the Instagram world by storm. Cold Brew Gin & Tonic aka Turbo G&T. Here's how to make this trending twist on a classic. This super simple recipe's courtesy of the UK cold brew...

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