When you think of coffee you might think of places quite far away from Dorset, but there are a number of companies in the region producing and supplying coffee to eateries and cafes across the county.
According to the British Coffee Association, coffee is the most popular drink worldwide with almost two billion cups consumed every day. That’s a lot of coffee! And with the various different ways to brew, roast and flavour coffee, there’s a lot of choice out there too. In the UK it is estimated that 95 million cups are drunk a day, so it’s pretty lucky that there are a number of producers here creating a number of artisan coffees to keep us all awake.Read More...
Dorset’s many coffee suppliers work with growers and producers around the world to get the best quality ingredients direct to you using the fairest trading methods. The suppliers in the region offer a variety of artisan blends, made by hand right here in Dorset, guaranteeing you a fresh and interesting flavour.
Coffee beans have a lot of character and different tastes depending on where they are grown, but the way they are blended and roasted determines the final product. For the coffee producers and suppliers in Dorset, these beans arrive at their farms and workshops and are then roasted and blended to perfection using tried and tested techniques to create a truly unique drink.
The coffee industry is continually expanding as it grows in popularity, in Dorset, the aim is to give as many people as possible the chance to experience as many flavours as possible and by buying local, you can be sure that you are getting a top quality product that has been brought to you fairly and with care. You’ll find that many of the coffee blends available are hand roasted to order, ensuring that you get the freshest possible drink.
Some of us need a good, strong coffee to wake us up first thing in the morning while others like to indulge in one while out and about exploring or catching up with friends. The beauty of the various coffee suppliers here in Dorset are that they not only sell their coffee flavours to local cafes and other eateries, but they also offer it available for purchase to brew at home. So next time you stop off and grab a cup, make sure to take a note of the blend so you can pick up a bag for yourself to enjoy time and time again.
In Dorset, food and drink festivals don’t just focus on the edible, you’ll also find stalls full of coffee ready for you to enjoy at your leisure. Make sure to keep an eye on our events listings to find out when the next festival is taking place so you can stock up.