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August is National Women’s Month. In honour, Kahvé Road hosted a breakfast with 20 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs. Bringing success together Our goal for this event was to celebrate women by bringing together successful female entrepreneurs from all business sectors and backgrounds. Here they could share their personal, inspirational business journey to success, and connect with one another while providing a space for networking and synergy. Women entrepreneurs are making waves in business like never before. Everyday women are becoming more independent and more driven....

Growing up, every girl dreams of the “perfect wedding day". From our wedding dress, to the catering, to the wedding photos – we all had an idea of how our special day would turn out. Fortunately, as we grow older our wedding day wants and needs evolve slightly… And for the most of us, by the time we actually get married, we no longer want the giant “My Little Pony” wedding cake. Phew! Planning a wedding Once we start planning our wedding, we...

Coffee is by one of the world’s favourite hot drinks with over 500 million cups consumed worldwide each day. There is simply nothing quite like a fresh cup of coffee. But what happens when your body is caffeine sensitive? Decaf’s History Fortunately, in 1905 Ludwig Roselius invented decaffeinated coffee - The perfect solution for those sensitive to caffeine. Back then, Roselius’s method entailed using benzene and a rather toxic process to remove caffeine from premoistened, green coffee beans. Today, much gentler processes have been developed...

Rooibos Tea from Kahvé Road As the year comes to an end, our thoughts start to move towards our New Year resolutions and how we’ll better ourselves in 2018. Some of us have already decided that we’ll be removing beloved carbs from our diets, others have made more substantial commitments to exercising every day without fail, rain or shine. But what if we told you that you could boost your health routine by simply drinking a cup of Rooibos tea every day? 8 Health...

Since its discovery during the eleventh century, Coffee has become one of the largest traded commodities in the world. With over 2.5 billion cups consumed across the globe every day, coffee has become a sacred daily ritual. Coffee cultures each have their own preferred ways of enjoying coffee. Some like their filter coffee, some adore the taste of a fresh cup of French press, while others enjoy getting their day started with an espresso. The problem is, each coffee making method demands a...

Coffee Capsules - more than compatibility and convenience A cup of coffee should be more than just a dose of caffeine, it should be an indulgence – an experience if you will. The three criteria that make for the perfect cup of coffee: visual appearance; rich aromas; and a full-bodied taste; can only be achieved with 100% Arabica speciality quality coffee perfectly roasted and blended to provide this experience. South Africa hasn’t yet seen this quality in coffee capsules until now. But, Kahvé...

At the Kahvé Road Coffee Shop we specialise in quality coffee where flavour is very important to us. Have you ever heard coffee being described as having citrus flavour notes? Chocolate? Spicy or Smokey undertones? The truth is, not all coffees were created equal and in the world of speciality coffee, the subtle tasting differences between coffees is a part of everyday life, and is in fact one of the most enjoyable! However, the flavours of a coffee brew can be hard to...

Have you ever wondered where coffee first originated? Or where coffee shops and houses first began? Let’s travel back in time to where coffee was first discovered and how it slowly spread to the rest of the world. Africa – The Cradle of Coffee The coffee plant was first discovered in Ethiopia in the 11th century. Back then it was used for its supposed medicinal properties and was thought to be a “magical plant”. It originated from a plateau in Ethiopia, in a region...

All Kahvé Road coffee blends are from 100% Arabica coffee beans. These coffee beans are ethically sourced from the coffee farmer and are of the highest possible quality with Q grading scores of between 80 and 100. The Q Coffee Grading System The Q Coffee System identifies quality coffee beans at source and brings them to market through a reliable accreditation system. A universal standard for both Q Arabica, (Specialty Grade) and Q Robusta (Fine Robusta Grade) coffee provides a common shared language...