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How to Make a Cappuccino

If you walk into any café, bar or restaurant, a cappuccino is likely to feature on the menu. This popular espresso-based drink is thought to have originated in Italy and is traditionally made with a double espresso and steamed milk.
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An Intro to our El Salvador Chelazos Origin Project

So, as most of you will be aware from the photos and videos we posted while we were away, James and I (Ollie) went to El Salvador in February (2019) visiting our producing partners from the Chelazos group in La Palma.
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A New Look for North Star

We are sooooooooo excited to announce that our new packaging will be in place for all orders from next week! (wc 27th May) Our current branding has served us well the past 5 years and has (we think) perfectly communicated
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Demystifying the Coffee Bloom

We thought we’d release a post on something which we’ve noticed being a point of mystery for most professional and home baristas. There is a distinct lack of information available about the ‘coffee bloom’, though it is something that most
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The Pursuit of Truly Ethical Coffee

What is Ethical Coffee? North Star Coffee was founded from a desire to create a more rewarding supply chain for producers in some of the most environmentally, socially and politically volatile parts of the world. Ethical procurement underpins every decision
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Festive Shutdown

The Roastery and online shop is now closed until Wednesday 2nd January with our team taking a very well earned break! Thanks to all of you for your business this year, we look forward to supplying you with amazing coffees
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