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Geisha or Gesha? How the story goes.

Geisha or Gesha? How the story goes.

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April of ‘04 the story goes, in Panama’s Boquete region at the Peterson family farm there was a Best of Panama. That was the event that captured the coffee industry’s imagination. The coffee varietal geisha was first tasted by a panel of international coffee professionals and since then it has won countless awards and praise from the coffee industry. To...

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World Top 10. Dan's incredible World Barista Championship performance.

World Top 10. Dan's incredible World Barista Championship performance.

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Massive congratulations go out to Dan Fellows, the UK Barista Champion and our Head of Wholesale, for his incredible performance...

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Hammersmith Coffee Shop Now Open

Hammersmith Coffee Shop Now Open

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Our pocket shop in Hammersmith is now in full swing. Located at The Aircraft Factory, a new tech and creative hub in – as the name might give away – the site of an old aircraft factory. Here's how it's...

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Northern Barista Club

Northern Barista Club

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Calling all Northern baristas and bar people. (Spectators also very welcome.) On Thursday 5 May we’re joining forces with Foundation House and Cup North to host a competition incorporating two of our favourite things, great coffee and great spirits. Inspired by the Coffee in Good Spirits competition, which our very own Dan Fellows knows a thing or two about, the event...

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2016 UK Barista Champion. Dan Fellows.

2016 UK Barista Champion. Dan Fellows.

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We’re only just starting to come back down to earth after the announcement of our very own Dan Fellows as...

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London Coffee Festival. What we're up to.

London Coffee Festival. What we're up to.

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London Coffee Festival 2016. 7-10 April. London Coffee Festival, Postcard Series The team are readying themselves for this year’s London Coffee Festival, which kicks of this Thursday at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. For those of you that don’t...

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Searching for Terroir. Honduras.

Searching for Terroir. Honduras.

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The most powerful force that shapes the potential of a coffee’s flavours is terroir. Simply the land that the coffee grows on, its geology, its soil and its climate are what make the coffee what it is. That is not to say we cannot influence, enhance and ruin a coffee but location will always be a coffee’s most impactful element...

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Wholesale. Easter 2016 Order & Delivery Dates.

Wholesale. Easter 2016 Order & Delivery Dates.

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Please find our Easter 2016 Order & Delivery dates below. Feel free to contact either Erin or Lizzy at The...

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2016 UKBC Heat. Bristol.

2016 UKBC Heat. Bristol.

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The team have been celebrating this week following incredible results at the UK Barista Championships Bristol heat on Wednesday.   Ranking second place in the heat with a sterling performance was Jesse Dodkins, our South West Training Manager, who also...

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Origin X The British Library.

Origin X The British Library.

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Following on from last year’s opening of our Shoreditch coffee shop and ongoing partnerships with retail brand heavy-weights such as Selfridges & Co, our latest collaboration will see us situated in one of the greatest public buildings of the 20th Century.     With education being at the heart of everything we do, working with the UK’s national library and one...

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2016 UKBC Heats. The Origin Line Up.

2016 UKBC Heats. The Origin Line Up.

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This year sees a stellar Origin cast competing in the UK Barista Championships, the country's most prestigious coffee competition. Below...

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2015. Cups, Comps & Charlotte Road

2015. Cups, Comps & Charlotte Road

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2015 was a massive year at Origin. Here’s a year in review from our Coffee Development Manager, Joshua Tarlo. Measured out in coffee beans we saw over thirty lots grace The Roastery, over four hundred samples through the sample roaster...

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