The Coffeenist Manifesto (4/4): Transparency

The Coffeenist Manifesto (4/4): Transparency

Quite a while ago I began a mini-series on a movement I, and I hope you too, would love to see develop in South Africa and beyond called Coffeenism. A movement of people wanting to see excellent quality coffee become the norm instead of the exception. Read the first one here and the second one Read more about The Coffeenist Manifesto (4/4): Transparency[…]

The Coffeenist Manifesto (3/4): Morality

The Coffeenist Manifesto (3/4): Morality

(We are continuing a mini-series on a movement I would love to see in South Africa and beyond called Coffeenism. A movement of people wanting to see excellent quality coffee become the norm instead of the exception. Read the first one here and the second one here.) In 2016 a UK newspaper, the Guardian, reported Read more about The Coffeenist Manifesto (3/4): Morality[…]

The Coffeenist Manifesto (2/4): Democracy

The Coffeenist Manifesto (2/4): Democracy

(The Second of Four Trends We Should See in the Coffee Industry in 2017 and Beyond) Just over two weeks ago I began a mini series on a movement I believe will be extremely beneficial to the coffee industry in South Africa and beyond called Coffeenism. A movement which drives ethical and uplifting coffee trends Read more about The Coffeenist Manifesto (2/4): Democracy[…]

The Coffeenist Manifesto (1/4): Quality

The Coffeenist Manifesto (1/4): Quality

(The First of Four Trends We Should See in the Coffee Industry in 2017 and Beyond) A while ago I was planning to write a piece on trends we currently see in the coffee industry and market. But as I did my research I wondered, “Are all these trends we are seeing a good thing?” Read more about The Coffeenist Manifesto (1/4): Quality[…]

What is so Special About Speciality Coffee?

What is so Special About Speciality Coffee?

Did you know that it is possible for a cup of black coffee with no milk and sugar to be subtly sweet with no bitterness at all? And did you know those bitter cups you have to remedy with milk and sugar might well have made poverty stricken coffee workers’ lives bitter too, due to Read more about What is so Special About Speciality Coffee?[…]

Why Your Coffee Grinder is Spoiling Your Coffee

Why Your Coffee Grinder is Spoiling Your Coffee

I am sure you remember your high school days with the different “cliques” or groups. Two of these stereotypical groups are the “jocks” and the “nerds”. Please allow a bit of this gross stereotyping for the sake of my analogy, to help me explain something about coffee grinders. I can imagine that most jocks spend Read more about Why Your Coffee Grinder is Spoiling Your Coffee[…]

5 Coffee Myths I Used to Believe

5 Coffee Myths I Used to Believe

There is one thing worse than making a bad cup of coffee. Making a good cup of coffee badly: one spends extra time and money, yet ends up doing little more than ruining a perfectly good cup of water. You could rather have saved your time and money and bought the nastiest cheap ‘n quick Read more about 5 Coffee Myths I Used to Believe[…]

WE ARE OPEN!

WE ARE OPEN!

George, WC, – April 17, 2017. Wessel Kruger and his team finally opened Pause Coffee Roastery and Café on 8 April 2017.  It is situated between Wilderness and Sedgefield, at the popular Timberlake Village.  Coffee lovers can come and see public roasting demonstrations, as well as experience speciality artisan coffee prepared with world class equipment.The Read more about WE ARE OPEN![…]