Coffee Beans

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...

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...

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...