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Where would we be without Coffee getting us out of bed in the morning? Most know (and love!) these beans for their great flavour and caffeinated kick. Others, however, prefer taste and taste alone, and instead opt for a Decaf Coffee.

Whatever your preference, you’ve chosen well with The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. Freshness is our guarantee with every product you buy coffee from us. But have you ever wondered about the ins and outs of your morning brew?

If so, look no further than here. We have gathered all the information you need to know about your favourite beverage. From facts to figures; history to health benefits, you never need to be in the dark again.

That is, of course, unless you choose a ‘Dark’ Roasted! Discover the wonder of Ethiopian Coffee. Come to terms with “What is an Espresso?”. Alternatively, find out “Is Coffee Good For You?”, “How is Coffee Roasted?” or “How To Make Iced Coffee?”.

  1. Meet our Plastic Free Coffee Bags

    Meet our Plastic Free Coffee Bags

    Coffee Bags have become the new craze in 2021. Similar to their Tea-filled counterparts, they are, essentially, convenience in a cup. But what makes them so special? What are Coffee Bags and what are they made from, anyway? Your questions will be answered in the following article. Please keep reading and, when you’re thirsty for more, you can buy the Read more...
  2. How to Grind Coffee Beans for the Perfect Cup of Coffee

    How to Grind Coffee Beans for the Perfect Cup of Coffee

    Making the perfect cup of Coffee isn’t as simple as throwing whole beans and hot water together to see what happens. What happens here most of the time, in fact, is very little. You’ll almost certainly need a decent grind to make a decent brew - which is why we’ll be showing you how to grind Coffee beans in the Read more...
  3. How to Make a Frappe at Home

    How to Make a Frappe at Home

    While there has been some good news of late, Coffee shops and Tea houses - at least for now - remain closed. We miss them - and you probably do, too. The waiting game can be frustrating, which is why, recently, we’ve shown you How to Make a Cappuccino at Home. Next comes how to make a frappe at home Read more...
  4. Best Gifts For Coffee Lovers

    Best Gifts For Coffee Lovers

    The rush to buy presents for Christmas has already begun, with many people trying to get orders in early this year. If you’d like to get ahead of the crowd, a good start would be to check out our best gifts for Coffee lovers. Casual drinkers and connoisseurs alike will find something to fall for in the following list. Maybe Read more...
  5. Moroccan Mint Tea Benefits, History & Culture

    Moroccan Mint Tea Benefits, History & Culture

    Morocco has a prospering Tea culture steeped in centuries of local history. The country’s best-known infusion is that of Moroccan Mint Tea, which is as delicious as it sounds. We stock it here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company. Before you indulge, however, you’ll want to know how to make Moroccan Mint Tea and why it is Read more...
  6. Types of Coffee Drinks

    Types of Coffee Drinks

    Deciding which types of Coffee drinks you’d like off a cafe blackboard can be a daunting experience. There is so much in the way of choice these days, so many varieties you’ve never heard of or even thought were a “thing.” Where do you start? You begin by reading the following article to understand your options better. In doing so Read more...
  7. How to Make Cappuccino at Home

    How to Make Cappuccino at Home

    Have you ever wondered how to make cappuccino at home? Is it even possible? Most people, after all, associate this speciality Coffee with cafes, restaurants and other similar venues. Now that these places won’t be as readily available to us for a while, we’d like to offer a glimmer of hope for your favourite brew. And the good news is Read more...
  8. Dalgona Coffee Recipe and How to Make it

    Dalgona Coffee Recipe and How to Make it

    Visiting your favourite local Coffee shop might have to wait for a while. However, you can still make do and mend by creating your choice brew at home. It doesn’t have to be as much work as you might think, especially when it comes to having a Dalgona Coffee. This variety has become increasingly popular over the last year, which Read more...
  9. How to Use a Cafetiere

    How to Use a Cafetiere

    A Coffee revolution is taking place. People are doing away with boring, bland instant Coffee and are instead making the “real deal.” If you, too, would like to achieve a quality-assured cuppa, you’re going to want to know how to use a cafetiere. This item isn’t the only way to ensure your morning brew tastes good, but it is, undoubtedly Read more...
  10. Best Non Dairy Milk For Coffee

    Best Non Dairy Milk For Coffee

    Making lifestyle adjustments to combat the increasingly controversial dairy industry, as well as climate change, has recently risen in popularity. Those wishing to do more for the environment might start by switching the milk and using a Dairy Free Milk For Coffee. But what is the best milk alternative for coffee? The good news is that there is a vast Read more...
  11. Biggest Sale Ever - 20% OFF

    Biggest Sale Ever - 20% OFF

    To Take Advantage of Our 20% OFF Sale you Must Use Voucher Code SOCIAL20 in your Shopping Cart The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company are a small family Tea and Coffee merchant located in Kent. From our humble beginnings we bring to you the very best of teas and coffees from around the world. Why not explore the Read more...
  12. Is Coffee a Diuretic?

    Is Coffee a Diuretic?

    No one can deny that your morning joe gets us out of bed in the morning. Indeed, its caffeinated kick provides an often much-needed boost to get the day started the right way. But is Coffee a diuretic? Can it help with toilet ‘duties’? This is what we’ll be exploring below. Here, we will answer once and for all, “is Read more...
  13. Can Vegans Drink Coffee?

    Can Vegans Drink Coffee?

    It’s January and all of us here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company want to wish you a happy new year. Are you ready to start your resolutions? We are, too! For many, January means ‘veganuary’. But the question begs: Can vegans drink Coffee?  In this article, we will explore all aspects of Coffee and veganism, including Read more...
  14. How To Make Irish Coffee

    How To Make Irish Coffee

    No dinner party should be without a deliciously indulgent (and rather naughty!) Irish Coffee. Even if you don’t have any social events planned, this beverage is the perfect choice for cold, autumnal evenings but How To Make Irish Coffee? In fact, whatever the time of year, Irish Coffee makes for a great end to the day! But what is Irish Coffee Read more...
  15. Ethiopian Coffee - All You Need to Know

    Ethiopian Coffee - All You Need to Know

    People love Ethiopian Coffee Beans, perhaps more so than any other brew. But why? Could it be because Ethiopia, a country in Africa, was the birthplace of both humanity AND Coffee? Homo Sapiens spread out from the continent some 70,000 years ago, thus moulding the world we know today. The discovery of Coffee, meanwhile, dates back only a few hundred Read more...
  16. Is Coffee a Laxative?

    Is Coffee a Laxative?

    No one can deny that Coffee gets us out of bed in the morning. However, after a cup or two, it seems to have us running to the toilet, Is Coffee a Laxative? For some, this can be somewhat of an inconvenience, while for others, it has since become part of the routine. So, is Coffee a laxative? This article Read more...
  17. How is Coffee Roasted?

    How is Coffee Roasted?

    How is Coffee roasted? It’s a journey of sorts, one that uses state-of-the-art technology, as well as the care and diligence of individual workers. Roasting is arguably one of the most crucial stages of the Coffee process. Indeed, from plant to cup, nothing quite defines one’s morning brew more than roasting. In this blog, you will find out exactly why Read more...
  18. What is an Espresso?

    What is an Espresso?

    Understanding “what is an Espresso?” has caused many a headache among our customers. This is with good reason, seeing as it appears even the internet can’t agree on a definition. The good news is that, here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we can. While this is potentially one of the most misunderstood aspects of the world Read more...
  19. Is Coffee Good For You?

    Is Coffee Good For You?

    It’s no secret that Coffee gets us out of bed in the morning. Indeed, many of us can’t seem to make it through the day without this delicious, invigorating brew. But is Coffee good for you in any other ways? Are there proven health benefits to drinking it frequently? Tea has claimed most of the headlines in recent years due Read more...
  20. How Many Calories In A Cup Of Coffee?

    How Many Calories In A Cup Of Coffee?

    How many calories in a cup of Coffee? It depends. For the most, however, it’s good news. In this article, we will look into the factors that influence the calories in Coffee. We will also determine, once and for all, if your morning brew can complement a healthy and active lifestyle. As soon as you know the facts, you can Read more...
  21. Coffee Crisis 2019  - Will It Affect You

    Coffee Crisis 2019 - Will It Affect You

    Recent reports have emerged suggesting that the global Coffee Industry has experienced a dramatic fall in prices since 2017. Evidence indicates that an increasing percentage of Coffee farmers, particularly in Central and South America, have abandoned their estates and plantations. This coffee crisis is part due to hunger and food insecurity, which may soon affect Coffee consumers around the world Read more...
  22. How To Make Iced Coffee

    How To Make Iced Coffee

    It’s official: summer has arrived. During the hotter months, we tend to drink less warm beverages and more infusions of the ‘chilled’ variety. In previous articles, we’ve already talked about how to make Iced Tea. What about how to make Iced Coffee? Wait, Iced Coffee? That’s a thing? Absolutely. What’s more, it’s becoming increasingly popular, particularly among those who simply Read more...
  23. Guatemala Coffee Guide

    Guatemala Coffee Guide

    Welcome to the world of Guatemala Coffee. This Central American country, with its vast mountain ranges and deep river valleys, has for over 150 years produced outstanding Coffee beans of unparalleled quality. It is, according to recent statistics, the second largest Coffee producer of the Central American region - and with good reason, too. The Kent and Sussex Tea and Read more...
  24. 5 Best Coffee To Try

    5 Best Coffee To Try

    What gets you out of bed in the morning? If you’re anything like us, then it’s time for a cup of coffee. The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company stock over 70 different Types of Coffee, each as delicious as the last, but this week, we’re promoting five that’ll have you throwing off the duvet and putting on your Read more...
  25. Our Flavoured Coffee Selection

    Our Flavoured Coffee Selection

    Coffee Connoisseurs are very particular when choosing their morning brew. We all want only the best from our Coffee, so surely a Flavoured Coffee Bean is far from exemplary? One just needs to look in the right place: The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company has an amazing selection. Every one of our Flavoured Coffees, from chocolate flavoured to Read more...

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