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March 7, 2017

Barista 101 – Curiosity

by Alyssa De Jager, Head of The Barista School Finding a balance between independent learning and a helping hand. Baristas are briefed when receiving the requirements of […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 26, 2015

Getting away from down and dirty

So one of the key differentiators of Truth besides our relentless pursuit of better tasting coffee, is the level of services that we offer. In terms […]