We have a launch date!! IT’S OFFICIAL, we will be opening our little tasting bar on the 1st of July. What’s it all about? Keep your eyes peeled and we’ll fill you in soon! SINDY SIN GIVES THE WAREHOUSE A LICK OF PAINT Local legend Sindy swoops in with this epic eagle!  We think it […]


In recent years DR Congo is re-emerging as a coffee origin.  This is the 3rd crop we have purchased in as many years and the region is showing us what it is capable of.  Many small cooperatives are now in action and working together to increase the quality of their coffee.  This coffee is from […]


March’s Fika is all about a few things that are really great, but don’t mke a big song and dance about it. Take March for example, a shoulder month. It’s Autumn, but doesn’t have the public holidays that show pony April has, but still has great qualities. Surely. I guess it’s still kind of warm. […]


PNG Baroida AX Washed By Jess Hol I like that this estate, ‘Baroida Estate’, is named after a spirit that subsists in a large river rock. The legend goes the large rock sits in one of the main rivers flowing through the estate and has stubbornly remained in the middle of the river for as […]


Guatemala Antigua Pastores The image of this towering volcano has me dreaming of travel and thinking about which coffee region we’ll hit up as soon we get the opportunity to throw off our shackles. I get the feeling 2021 is going to be a great year, and have chosen this coffee because I think it […]


  ROASTERS CHOICE – ETHIOPIA WUSH WUSH After months of waiting, our Ethiopian coffees have finally arrived!  Held up by logistic problems fuelled by COVID and politics (Ethiopia was left without any communication channels for several weeks) our shipment which was expected to arrive early August has finally arrived!   Whilst we have a few Ethiopian […]


WHAT’S JESS DRINKING THIS MONTH? My pick for this month is a special coffee from Honduras.  As an espresso it is bright and vibrant! Imagine a wicker basket overflowing with cherries, flowers, orange, peach, strawberries and lime and your on your way to imagining how it feels to drink this coffee.   Whilst roasted for […]


We are finally making coffee in the new warehouse (…….for ourselves at least) Whilst we are waiting for all our council approvals to come in we’ve started cleaning things up a little around here.  We’ve had the warehouse professionally cleaned to remove all the dust and yuk, and have since started painting the rafters black […]

Our very own Yike’s Competition Coffee – Finca Villa Betulia, Colombia

Our very own Gladiator – Yike Today we want to introduce you to our resident gladiator, also known as Yike, super barista, and her journey from super barista, to gladiator barista of glory. You have already journeyed with her, you drinking Black Market coffee fuelled her rigorous barista competition training programme, so well done you! […]

Nicaragua Single Origin Release Winter 2020

  NICARAGUA Las Nubes Process: Washed The name Las Nubes comes from the beautiful views that the clouds make around the tops of the mountain and over the rainforest set coffee farms of this region. This coffee comes from a collection of 20 farms in the region and is the perfect sip to get you […]

Burundi Single Origin Release Winter 2020

  BURUNDI Ngoze Nzove Mwumba Washed Elevation: 1631 MASL Process: Washed Variety: Red Bourbon Harvest: March – July The name of this processing station is ‘Nzove’ which originates from the name ‘inzovu’, the Kirundu word for elephant. The fertile coffee plantations were once, in a time long ago, home to a vast number of elephant […]