April 25, 2019

Slurps and smells are all part of the Coffee Cupping process. Today we are profiling some Yemeni Coffee with its deep complex flavours. We have also been profiling some direct trade coffees too as part of us exploring and widening our offering. If you have any coffee requirements please get in touch we have a dedicate team of roasters, label designers, coffee blenders and machine specialists all ready here to help you. Speak Soon. 

February 1, 2019

The KNOCK OUT BUDDY is on a mission to change the way we view used coffee grounds...  

Sat in the office with the creators of the Knock Out Buddy with an A0 white board on the wall with the clear words...Lets get the Coffee Industry to ... and then in GIANT black letters "GIVE A PUCK"  well as you can imagine, that set the tone pretty quickly, which was underpinned by the hashtag #CleverPuckers 

We liked the provocative angles this casts and the simplicity of the design and functionality of the gadget, but most of all, the synergy with what we do here at Eco Roast.... The 'GIVE A PUCK' initiative is exactly whats required to get the coffee industry to start changing the way it views used coffee grounds. We want to support and promote the use of the Knock Out Buddy as it has such a broad range of benefits for all involved.

From their website www.knockoutbuddy.com :

"With a very welcome rise in the awareness...

January 11, 2019

This goes so well with our coffee, in fact it goes well in tea, in cereal and it’s flying of the shelves. Make January a healthy one with the injection of some oats. Get in touch to join the revolution and avoid the shortage. We are stocking this great alternative to milk and soya developed by Baristas for Baristas its foamable qualities and taste make it work with your favourite drinks. If you are reducing your dairy intake for whatever reason Minor Figures is for you. Check it out in our shop.

Thanks for looking.

November 1, 2018

Chanel & Statia from Team 918 ran a masterclass at Yeovil College for their business apprentices. They covered marketing, accounts, administration and a host of other activities which play a part within a busy growing organisation. Pictured right is Statia one of our very own 918 apprenticeship success story.

Statia on being an apprentice at 918...

‘I have really enjoyed being an apprentice. Since I started working for 918 my confidence has grown dramatically, I have gained key skills from my apprenticeship that I use now and will continue in the future.

When I started working for 918 I undertook tasks such as filing, serving customers drinks in our coffee shop in Gillingham and answered the phones for orders / I would pass on customer queries to my supervisor.  Now I deal with all customer relations from start to finish (such as listening to the problem & resolving it) I also raise invoices for customer orders and distr...

October 31, 2018

The team are getting ready for the Family Attraction Expo at the NEC Birmingham 7th & 8th August . We are pleased to announce that our very own Chanel this year is a keynote speaker. Chanel will be explaining the benefits of EcoRoast on Weds 7th Nov 14:45 in Seminar Theatre 15.
We are exhibiting on Stand 9-416. Look forward to seeing you there.
 

October 1, 2018

Happy International Coffee Day everyone. The International Coffee Organization has chosen a very special theme for this year’s celebrations: ‘Women in Coffee’.  These are the women from Team 918, they are seriously awesome.  

September 12, 2018

At the start of this year we introduced an option for our  sister company which sells green beans to have them delivered in either a plastic bag or a Recycled hand made hessian sack. We thought some customers might like the option to contribute to the Coffee communities’ efforts in reducing waste.

We did not however think that eight months down the line that 90% of our customers would choose the handmade hessian option. We had to learn how to cut, sew and seal quickly but now we are pros.

The coffee industry is under fire frequently for its activities but the small things add up. With your help we have diverted kilograms of plastic going to landfill.

Thank You!

August 23, 2018

Vinyl and coffee! Perfect combo. We are great at blending coffee but do you think we are good at blending music? New Kids on the Block- Tiffany - The Righteous Brothers, now that is a strong mix. Back to the Coffee, we have been working on few new blends and roast profiles to ensure our customers can stay on top of their game. Do get in touch if you are looking to a develop your own brand of coffee or for any coffee based solutions. 

July 11, 2018

Did you know our tasting room at the Roastery is open to the public? Here you can take home all the coffees that we roast freshly every day. We also have everything you need to make the best coffee.

We can help you choose the right coffee for the right equipment. You can even enjoy a freshly made drink from one of our baristas and view from the tasting room where the coffee is Eco Roasted.

Don't worry if the Roastery is too far for a quick visit, we have everything in the shop available online. We can ship to you, or our products make a great gift for those you know who love coffee. See you soon, in person or online.

July 9, 2018

What can we say, The Hidden Deli is a ‘Hidden Gem’ Based in Wareham Dorset this beautiful Deli is a real find.
Penny the owner has a good eye for detail and great taste. Her deli is always stocked with the most delicious treats. 

We have known Penny for many years, she took the big step of opening her own deli at the beginning of this year and what a great place she has created! The coffee in the place is also worthy of a mention.

Open 8am-5pm Mon – Fri /  9am-5pm Sat  The Hidden Deli  Dorchester Rd, Wool, Wareham BH20 6EJ

July 2, 2018

This is Nick, the restaurant manager from Pythouse Kitchen Garden. PKG is a stunning 18th century walled garden based near us in West Hatch. This beautiful venue is defiantly worth a visit, they are open for coffee and lunch every day, serving dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. This picture was snapped at the Roastery when he was tasting a new blend.

We both have a similar ethos, everything on their menu is sourced either from the garden or locally where possible. 

www.pythousekitchengarden.co.uk  Open everyday

June 25, 2018

Established in 2015 Grounded Coffee been covering a lot of miles going from strength to strength ever since.

They serve delicious fresh EcoRoast coffee from their converted Land Rovers, Arthur & George!

They now have an expanded fleet of vehicles to suit the different types of events, festivals, corporate functions and weddings. This week you will find them at The Chalk Valley History Festival this week 25th June – 1st July. 

www.grounded-coffee.com

June 18, 2018

We have been working with The Salt Cellar for almost 5 years. Based at the summit of the iconic Gold Hill Shaftesbury where the famous “Boy on The Bike” Hovis advert was filmed in 1973. The Salt Cellar is a part of The Coffe-Eco Zero Waste System, they collect the used coffee grinds which we collect when we make our Carbon Neutral Delivery of fresh coffee. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and prepare food from scratch on a daily basis.

We can highly recommend the handmade pies. They are what dreams are made of. The coffee of course is amazing. 

Open 9am – 5pm Monday to Saturday Closed Sunday -

The Salt Cellar 2-4 Gold Hill, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY.  

June 6, 2018

Smiles and concentration at Home Farm shop today, they have a new bar, wood fired pizza oven and one of the best coffee setups we do. Local food and drink a plenty in a beautiful place well worth visiting. We supplied and installed one of our popular Iberital Coffee Machine Setups complete with Mazzer Grinder, filter, knock box and everything else required to aspire to become a wolrd class barista.

The guys at Home Farm Shop are passionate about everything they serve and are proud to serve fresh local coffee. We can help you getting started or if you are already on your coffee journey we can help you along the way with ethical, responsible EcoRoasted coffee and everything else coffee related. 

Check out Home Farm here: www.homefarmshop.co.uk

June 4, 2018

We have been working with Café Newt since they started almost a year ago. We helped by sourcing and installing their Coffee setup which according to their customers makes a great coffee. The compliments are well deserved, the team at Café Newt have great eye for detail and are passionate about everything they serve. They are well known for there locally sourced fresh to order breakfasts and high quality food.

They can be found within the prestigious Moto Corsa Mirus 55 motorcycle dealership in Wyke Gillingham in what looks like an Old Italian Church. This stunning building and grounds makes for a great place to visit whether you love motorcycles or if you are just a lover of  food and drink. This place is a real community asset and all are welcome.

Go check them out at www.facebook.com/Cafe-Newt-523584821315849/

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