Roast & Ground Blog

  • 5 steps to making the perfect Latte@Home

    Missing the familiar churning and whirring of your office bean-to-cup machine? Yearning for the morning kick of a professionally made latte?

    As we all await life to return to some semblance of normal, many of us are continuing to attempt to work from home. And boy, are there plenty of things going against us. With so many challenges and time stretching out ahead of us, a good cup of coffee can stir the soul (particularly when teamed with the right sugar-fix).

    Here are our recipes for the perfect morning wake up call or afternoon pick me up - our Roast & Ground Latte@Home (with just a kettle and hob - no cafetière or other fancy kit required); which can be coupled up with our lip-smacking cupboard cookies.

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  • Seven Tips for Staying Happy and Healthy When Home Working

    Unexpected work from homers - you’ve had to set up an impromptu work area and rapidly adapt to working from home, all alone. Thank goodness for caffeine, right?

    A good cup of coffee can stir up your energy levels and put you in a better frame of mind - just what you need on a tough Monday morning when trying to get motivated in your home habitat.

    But staying productive when working from home is one thing. Of far greater importance is your mental and physical health.

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  • Improve your coffee know-how with our 10 coffee facts

    Suffering from Lockdown Loco? During these strange times the four walls of your home may feel closer than ever before.

    While the time stretches out in front of us all (and you could well be craving for your usual office coffee), we can speak for everyone when we say that we’re just grateful for our health and that of our clients, friends and family.

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  • Moving Office? Six Office Coffee Considerations

    You’re planning a move and counting down to the big day. There are removals to book, equipment to account for, and customers to tell. Safe to say that you’ll be fuelling the move with caffeine – LOTS of caffeine.

    While the kettle and coffee shop will have to do during move day, what will you do from here on in?

    For those soon to move, our team have whipped up six tips for getting the drinks flowing after your arrival.

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  • Introducing 50:50 Half-Caff

    It’s the 24th January, and just like that, the first month of 2020 is almost done.

    So tell us, how are those new year resolutions working for you?

    If you’re like most people, you might be on the way to losing your resolve (80% of people have given up on their resolution by mid-February). If this sounds like an all too familiar tale, we’ve got good news – our new coffee could just turn your new year resolution around. Here’s why...

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  • Which Office Coffee Machine 2020

    If you regularly check back to our blog, you’ll know that office coffee is capable of the incredible.

    Like boosting business productivity and worker health. Like encouraging colleague interaction and even protecting the brain against the effects of stress. Impressive stuff indeed. So it’s safe to say that making the right choice of machine is a pretty important task. One which we’re more than happy to help with. Let’s begin…

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  • 12 things you probably didn't know about coffee

    It seems just five minutes ago that we were tapping out our guide for picking a new coffee supplier in time for the new year. And now here we are, suddenly at the end of 2019.

    How did that happen?

    And it’s not just any old New Year, either – it’s the start of a new decade. But between then and now, there’s the little matter of Christmas to enjoy. And in honour of the 12 days of Christmas, we wanted to enlighten you with 12 incredible coffee facts that you almost certainly didn’t know….

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  • Clear Conscience With Your Coffee

    Being kind to the planet has been a focus of ours since way back when (so far back in fact, that it was before the environment became the hot topic that it is today). Part and parcel of our environmental efforts are two carbon offsetting programmes, which aim to reduce the impact we have on this world of ours.

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  • Coffee machine cleaning - Here's why it needs plenty of elbow grease

    Desk, dusted. Floor, vacuumed. Bathroom, squeaky clean. But what about your office coffee machine?

    Office cleaning usually includes every crevice and corner. From glistening windows to the air blasted keyboard, you probably thought you had everything covered. So let us ask you this…  when was the last time your office coffee machine had the spring clean treatment?

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