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Women in Coffee Month: a look back

This March, Pact dedicated the month to celebrating women in coffee. As you’ll all be aware, current events have meant our focus has had to be elsewhere. That doesn’t mean it’s any less important an issue - so let’s take a moment to review Women in Coffee Month. What are the issues for women in coffee? We bang on about the stats a lot, so you’ve probably heard it all before. But if not, here’s...

Pact Presents: Women in Coffee Month, March 2020

It’s International Women’s Day this month. That’s great, but why stop at just one day? This March, Pact is making a point. We’re dedicating the month to raising visibility of #WomenInCoffee, to highlight the gender inequality inherent in coffee farming and beyond, and to promote the incredible work several individuals, associations, and charities are doing to make change happen. This year’s IWD’s theme is #EachForEqual - because “an equal world is an enabled world”. Pact...

Bourbon Cream Espresso: pre-dunked, for your pleasure

We’re passionate about single origin coffees, true. But there’s an art to creating the perfect blend that we can’t help but get excited about (coffee nerds? Us?!). Finding flavour notes that match and meld harmoniously, masterfully tailoring a roast to draw out specific elements of two individual taste profiles. Underplaying the acidity, rounding the mouthfeel, drawing out and mixing together the unique aspects of different batches of beans. It’s poetry. And on that note (through...