Women in Coffee History and Their Impact on Today’s Coffee Industry

Coffee, a beloved drink that fuels our mornings and warms our spirits, has a history as rich and diverse as the cultures it has touched. But beyond its tantalising aroma and robust flavour lies a story of women who have, against all odds, played a crucial role in shaping the coffee industry from its earliest [...]

By |2023-09-06T12:17:04+00:00Sep 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

History of coffee and jazz the perfect blend

History of coffee and jazz the perfect blend    Coffee and jazz are two distinct cultural phenomena that have left an indelible mark on history. Both are celebrated for their unique flavours, boldness, and ability to bring people together.    When looking into the history of jazz and coffee you learn that there is a [...]

By |2023-05-25T06:50:30+00:00May 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Coffee Trends for 2023

Coffee is popular and a necessity that people need for the early or late mornings, we can’t imagine starting a day without a cuppa. Similarly to anything popular, coffee has trends every year. Here are some coffee trends to keep an eye out for in 2023. 1. Natural sweeteners  With everyone starting to ease into [...]

By |2023-05-25T06:48:10+00:00May 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

These Are Some Common Mistakes Made When Brewing Coffee

All coffee lovers start their day with a cup of joe, to set the tone for their day ahead.. It is a welcoming feeling to wake up to that slightly sweet, with fruity or nutty notes, and the silky textured liquid.    But sometimes the taste or texture just seems… off. That sweet taste is [...]

By |2023-05-25T06:43:15+00:00May 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Coffee Shops Becoming the New Office and Boardroom?

The ‘new normal’ as we called it at the start of the pandemic is here to stay, as many people and companies realised. The pandemic has also affected companies differently, with some selling real estate, others asking workers to stay remote, others asking workers to return at half capacity, and others wanting workers to operate [...]

By |2023-05-25T06:40:43+00:00May 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What the latest coffee sourcing trends mean for Africa

The coffee industry, by all accounts, is booming. According to a report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), “the global market (retail) value of the coffee sector will experience a 5.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2018 to 2023.” This from an industry, which Hivos.org states, was already valued at USD 200 [...]

By |2020-04-24T11:28:05+00:00Apr 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for launching your Coffee Shop Dream

With the job scarcity on the rise, more South Africans are pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities as a means to earning income. Starting your own business not only gives you financial independence, but it also allows you to create much-needed job opportunities. With South Africa’s coffee culture growing at an exponential rate, aspiring entrepreneurs should capitalise on [...]

By |2019-09-30T20:46:56+00:00Sep 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The CoffeeQuip Story

George Bertolis landed his first job as an assistant for a coffee and coffee machine importer owned by his uncle and his business partner. Having enjoyed three years as assistant, George went on to spend 12 years working for another coffee company and it was here that he realised a growing passion for coffee equipment [...]

By |2019-06-06T12:13:58+00:00Jun 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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