Past entries

SPECIAL BRÜ - THE ONGOING 'MISTAKE'

By now you are all probably familiar with the origins of Special Brü Version 1 - when two buckets of single origin coffee were accidentally blended together. From there it became a challenge for our roasters to combine coffees that were greater than the sum of its parts -...

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INTRODUCING WERKA WURI IN SUPPORT OF PROJECT WATERFALL

Forging relationships directly with farmers at origin and negotiating fairer prices for coffee has always been top on our agenda at Caravan Coffee Roasters. We are particularly proud to support charities like Project Waterfall in their mission to provide clean, safe drinking water, sanitation and education to coffee-growing communities. 

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PRESENTING A NEW COFFEE FROM AN ALL-FEMALE COOPERATIVE

At Caravan Coffee Roasters we are proud to champion women working throughout the coffee industry, at all levels of the supply chain, from farm to cup.  Our latest delicious coffee released just in time for International Women's Day is produced exclusively by a female cooperative - the Igualdad Mujeres...

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Love Bru

It’s almost valentine’s day again. Love it or loathe it, we’ve crafted a very special coffee blend to see you through, and even better, we’re offering you the chance to customise the bag it comes in.

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Introducing the Gabi Master A

Using an ingenious method of restricted flow-rate pouring and exceptionally even-water dispersion, whilst also insulating the brewing chamber for perfect heat retention, the Gabi Master brews cups quite unlike any other pour-over brewer on the market - and requires no gooseneck kettle to do so.

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Introducing Caravan’s shiny new Roaster – the Loring S70

Building the best roastery possible is no mean feat – since planning begun on our new flagship, state of the art production facility, we knew we had to find the right roaster for us.

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Use up your waste grounds with coffee body scrub!

Love your body and the planet with this super simple, summer-glowing-skin,
circulation-improving, all natural, wasted coffee ground scrub

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THE NINERS 2018
IDENTITIES REVEALED

  Coffee Masters is a multi-disciplinary global barista tournament designed by Allegra Events and coffee creative duo Rob Dunne & Victor Frankowski. The competition sees some of the world’s best baristas compete head-to-head, in an extreme test of a barista’s skill as they contend for the prestigious Coffee Master.  ...

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THE NINERS ARE
BACK ON TOUR

Make your way around London’s top specialty cafes who are showcasing 9 unique and interesting coffees that Caravan Coffee Roasters have sourced for the 2018 Coffee Masters competition, held at London Coffee Festival. This is the culmination of many months of work, traveling to over 12 different countries tasting hundreds...

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NO BEAN LEFT BEHIND

It’s valentines day again. Love it or loathe it we’ve crafted a special brew to see you through. Here’s how to get the best from your brew at home.

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Booze cupboard
creations

If you know Caravan bar manager Josh McIntyre you’ll know he’s serious about his cocktails. Luckily for us, he's pulled together a step by step guide to crafting two of his seasonal favourites, using single origin Caravan coffee. Read on and drink with caution.

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THE KENYAN
CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES
Pt.2

In part 1, we spoke about the democratic approach used by washing stations to elect management groups. This week we move on to co-operative societies, looking at how elected members respond to the demands and needs of the community and the coffee washing stations they represent.

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A sensory experience evening
with Dr. Henry Wedler

What will happen if we block our hearing or visual sense while tasting?

A sensory experience evening with Dr. Henry Wedler, Clifton Coffee and Caravan Coffee Roasters.

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THE KENYAN
CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES
Pt.1

The coffee of Kenya has always had us enamoured. The clean, crisp, and intense flavours are renowned worldwide, and in our opinion, it’s this unique vibrancy that makes Kenyan coffees truly unrivalled. It’s often the coffee that makes you say “wow” out loud, and it's this coffee experience that has...

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THE NINERS 2017
IDENTITIES REVEALED

  Coffee Masters is a multi-disciplinary global barista tournament designed by Allegra Events and coffee creative duo Rob Dunne & Victor Frankowski. The competition sees some of the world’s best baristas compete head-to-head, in an extreme test of a barista’s skill as they contend for the prestigious Coffee Master.  ...

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THE NINERS
GO ON TOUR

Why not head out on a coffee tour and try the 9 exclusive coffees we sourced for the Coffee Masters competition? We have got 9 of London’s top cafes brewing these exceptional coffees from Thursday 6th April till Sunday 16th April. Make sure you collect your ‘Niners Tour’ loyalty card and get...

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LESSONS FROM THE
UK CUP TASTER CHAMP

So, I still cannot believe I won the SCAE UK Cup taster competition, in early November. Winning a competition like Cup Taster is different than a barista contest, or brewers cup. You won't become a superstar and be showered with products. I am like Cinderella, life is still the...

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the new frontier
of high-quality
specialty coffee

Our green coffee team recently spent eight days traversing the mountains of Ecuador, visiting farmers in a bid create long-term, sustainable, and personal relationships.

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Caravan goes Stateside
Part II

The added bonus of competing in the New York competition was, in fact, getting to go to New York. Now, I’m no stranger to the big apple having been there a few times already, but every time I have the chance to go, it’s pretty exciting. I have been...

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