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February 17, 2017

Ginger Coffee? – A Barista School Digression

  Alyssa De Jager, Head of The Barista School at Truth INDIA is a large coffee producing country. 7th in the world in terms of production […]
December 19, 2016

Have we got style or what? Fleek off!

I frequently get asked: “what is your roasting style?” After the mental pain subsides, I begin to construct an answer.   What causes the pain? The […]
November 17, 2016

Post-truth vs. TRUTH. Coffee

Oxford Dictionary today chose ‘post-truth’ as their word of 2016. Naturally, we were intrigued. “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential […]
September 5, 2016

Hustling with a Clever Coffee Dripper

The quest for a better cup. Making filter coffee is so simple, isn’t it? using that french press or Clever Dripper should be elementary, but what if […]
August 25, 2016

Win A Home Barista course

Congratulations to Hazel Dickens (@hazeldickens), the winner of our barista course giveaway! Thanks to everyone for participating! New giveaway going live today, win a kilo of […]
August 19, 2016

Roasters Rant or Tamper Tantrum?

I am not sure what to call this piece, a rant or a tantrum. The next person who asks for a Dark Roast can get a […]
May 11, 2016

How David chooses to make coffee at home

A quick Q&A with our founder David Donde: Q:As the person who brought the Flat White to South Africa in 2005, how do you make coffee […]
April 16, 2016

ReVengeance blend

We are proud to announce the Re-Vengeance: Our coffee development is never based on pre-conceived ideas. Dark roast or light roast are silly ideas. Fully developed […]
October 25, 2015

Why our coffee ain’t so hot

It was one of those seminal coffee experiences. There we were sharing a table in the notoriously small ground zero of speciality coffee in London. Monmouth […]
August 16, 2015

The importance of good design in good coffee

A manifesto for why design matters Does good design make our coffee taste any better? Probably not. Despite the recent research into coffee cup colour and […]
July 17, 2015

The price or the cost or the value?

  So this article appeared in today’s Mail & Guardian Newspaper. The great and mighty hordes of Starbucks are crossing the waters to land their boats […]
July 16, 2015

A hard act to follow

A few years ago an article came out in the UK declaring us the world’s coolest coffee shop. Then Shanna’s amazing photos (in the gallery below) […]