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    • Guide To Buying A Refurbished Commercial Coffee Machine

      Buying a refurbished coffee machine isn’t just a way to save money. It’s also a form of recycling and gives a perfectly good machine a new life and a chance to deliver delicious coffee to even more people.

      With prices rising all the time and inflation putting pressure on resources, it’s natural to turn to used or refurbished items to save a little money.

      As long as you choose carefully, there’s no reason why you couldn’t get as much satisfaction out of a refurbished commercial coffee machine as you could from a brand new one.

      If you’re considering going down this route, there are a few things you should know.

      Fortunately, most of the points are exactly the same as if you were buying brand new.

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    • The Many Benefits of Decaf Coffee

      Coffee has become an indelible part of the British diet and is competing with tea for cups drunk per day and per year. That’s great news for coffee lovers. 

      While coffee has many health benefits, too much caffeine can have detrimental effects.

      That’s why decaf coffee is so popular. It can deliver that delicious coffee flavor and aroma and many of those health benefits, without overstimulating us.

      If you’re on the fence about whether to accept decaf coffee into your diet or your office, we are here to help.

      We have extolled the virtues of decaf coffee for years. With the quality of decaf coffee now being better than ever, we believe it should be a part of everyone’s diet.

      We’ll give you some great reasons why.

      First, we need to dispel a common myth we often see and hear around decaf coffee.

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    • What is the most ethical coffee?

      It’s a hot topic amongst UK companies and consumers and one that we at Roast & Ground have been striving to answer for over 20 years. Here’s what we’ve found on our mission to supply the most sustainable coffee to UK offices so that we all meet our Corporate Social Responsibility commitments.

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    • How to find better Coffee

      Coffee terminology got you confused? Here’s when to choose single origin, single estate, or something else for your next cup.

      Britain has fully embraced freshly roast and ground coffee in recent years. While our consumption is nowhere near the Finns (12 kilos per person per year), and we don’t even make the Top Ten of world coffee drinking countries (got to save some room for tea), we’re still enjoying two cups of coffee a day on average, all the while hunting out better quality beans.

      But how do you know what better quality coffee is? Should you be looking for a single estate or single origin coffee? What is a coffee blend and how do you know you’re buying a good one?

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    • The 7 business benefits of Coffee Vending Machines

      At a time when money is precious and finite, it may not seem logical to consider acquiring a big ticket item like a coffee vending machine. But we would argue this is the ideal time to lease or buy one.

      If you’re on the fence, or are worried about adding an extra outgoing, we’re going to outline 7 significant business benefits of having a coffee vending machine.

      Each is compelling in its own right but together they more than make the case.



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    • Bean to Cup vs Espresso Machine

      Are you looking to invest in a new coffee machine for your workplace? Trying to decide whether to go for a bean to cup machine or a traditional espresso machine?

      It’s a tough decision. Both machine types have their pros and cons and their strengths and weaknesses.

      Fortunately, we are experts in coffee and have helped hundreds of businesses make this decision. We would be happy to help you with your decision too.

      First, let’s provide a little background on each type of coffee machine.

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    • Ultimate guide to cleaning your Coffee Machine

      Look after your coffee machine, clean it regularly, ensure its serviced on schedule and it will thank you with many years of faithful service.

      It’s that cleaning part we’re going to discuss today.

      You probably put a lot of thought into cleaning your office and ensuring your surroundings are hygienically clean and safe to work in.

      Do you do the same for your coffee machine?

      As the one amenity that keeps staff satisfied, it’s essential to keep it clean and running smoothly.

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    • How to choose the best Office Coffee Machine for 2022

      Brits take coffee incredibly seriously. Ask any office manager what drinks their staff prefer and we bet coffee will come out on top, with tea a close second.

      We may have been a nation of tea drinkers, but that has changed. We’re now a nation of coffee lovers.

      If you’re looking to upgrade your office coffee machine or need to replace one, you’re spoilt for choice.

      Rather than tell you what model and what brand to go for, we’re going to outline some of the key considerations you need to make to choose the right machine.

      Then, you can scour the market and make an informed decision about what’s available for your budget.

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    • Choosing the right milk for your Coffee Machine

      If you’re spending time and money on a coffee machine and coffee beans, the next logical question is about milk. What milk do you use with it?

      If you’re providing a coffee machine for staff, you need to cater to as many tastes as possible. Some of those tastes will inevitably include milk.

      There are so many styles of coffee people drink these days, it is important to have a coffee machine that will cater to most if not all needs. Good quality coffee machines will be able to dispense 2 milk options such as the Rex Royal S300 or even 3 different types of milk like the Rex Royal S500, so which should you choose?

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