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A collection of things we love, things we do and people who inspire us.

New coffee spots to check out

It's been a while since we did a shout out, so here it is! Some of the exciting new openings that have got us pumped and you really need to go and check out, we're not kidding. Read more

Perfectly roasted. Organically farmed

We’re so lucky to work with farmers, big and small who farm using organic methods. From leaving leaf litter in the soil to preserve moisture, to protecting endangered animals on their farms. As part of Organic September, we’re celebrating these delicious, organically farmed coffees. Read more

The boy done good

The Extract team headed out in force to watch Callum compete in the semi-finals of the UK Barista Championships 2017 and progress through to the finals on the Sunday. After months of hard preparation he placed 4th in the UK. We managed to sit him down to ask a few questions about what it was like to compete and how he feels about the brilliant result. Read more

Panama, Panama

When our partners at Finca Santa Teresa, Panama mentioned that they needed someone to cup fifty geisha coffees, Head Roaster David was on a plane faster than you could pull a shot. (almost). Here's his story from this breathtaking trip to origin. Read more

Finding Funka

This year's Unkle Funka summer espresso is going down a storm. Now here's the story behind the Funk. How we found the best coffees for Unkle Funka 2017. Read more

Unkle Funka Bike Ride

We headed out of the roastery for an Unkle Funka Bike Ride. It's so good we wanted to have a shout about it, and what better way in Bristol than on bikes! Some of the roastery team saddled up, had tunes blaring and hit the streets. Read more

Invest in training and reap the rewards

At it’s best, coffee education can transform a business. It inspires and engages employees, and it enhances customer loyalty and experience. Developing, retaining and attracting talent. All these things are accepted as vital for business growth and success. So why is formally recognised training so often treated as an afterthought or a ‘nice to have’? Read more

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