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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. 10 Teas That Influenced History

    10 Teas That Influenced History

    It seems strange to think that your morning cuppa has changed the very fabric of our society. How it has made cultures, seen the rise and fall of empires and saved thousands from destruction and despair. Yet, your favourite beverage has done this - all of it - and more. We will be exploring ten Teas that influenced history in Read more...
  2. Elderflower Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Elderflower Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    You’ve enjoyed Elderflowers in cordial, cakes, tarts, trifles and jams. Now, you can brew it up for Elderflower Tea benefits. This Herbal infusion has much to offer, going above and beyond to impress all those who drink it. Although not as well-known as, say, Camomile or Peppermint Tea, we’re looking forward to showcasing its finer qualities in the following blog Read more...
  3. Linden Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Linden Tea Benefits and Side Effects

    Linden Flower Tea is an example of a lesser-known herbal infusion. The same applies to Linden Tea benefits, which, despite offering much, have yet to become widespread. Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we plan to change that. The following article will explore the facts, figures, history and health benefits of this remarkable beverage. Topics covered Read more...
  4. 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 dairy free milk for Coffee? The good news is that there is a Read more...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. What are Antioxidants in Tea

    What are Antioxidants in Tea

    It’s no secret that Tea can support your health and wellbeing in small yet significant ways. This is not a myth of herbalists. It’s a fact of scientists. But what’s the reason? Antioxidants in Tea, it turns out, has a tremendous role to play, which is exactly what we’ll be looking into here.  The article below will explore all aspects Read more...
  8. 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...
  9. How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    How to Make a Strong Cup of Tea

    For some, Tea is best served strong. But how, exactly, does one make a strong cup of Tea? There are actually a couple of answers to this question, which we will explore in the blog below. Read on to find out more about how to make a strong cup of Tea and what types to use. We will also explore:  Read more...
  10. How much do you earn making tea at work?

    How much do you earn making tea at work?

    The average UK worker’s routine wouldn’t be the same without their morning brew or afternoon caffeine boost via a good old fashioned cup of tea. But how much is your cuppa worth? Have you ever considered how much you get paid to make your tea (when you don’t work in a coffee shop)? Well, we’ve created a handy tool to Read more...
  11. 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...
  12. Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Lapacho Tea Benefits - Reasons to Drink this Tea

    Have you ever heard of Lapacho Tea Benefits? No? Well, it’s time that you did! Here at The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company, we take great pride in bringing unknown brews to light. While the likes of Green, Black, Peppermint and Camomile Tea continue to gain popularity, there are other choices worth considering. Lapacho Tea is one such Read more...
  13. 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...
  14. Chrysanthemum Tea Benefits

    Chrysanthemum Tea Benefits

    Chrysanthemum is more than just a pretty flower. According to research, when brewed as a Herbal infusion, it might also come with Chrysanthemum Tea benefits. Though long revered for its outstanding beauty, today many are using it to improve life in small yet significant ways. The question begs: what can it do for you? This article will look into all Read more...
  15. 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...
  16. Best Teas For Bloating

    Best Teas For Bloating

    A lovely, wholesome meal can sometimes be ruined by boating. Indeed, no one likes to feel swollen and uncomfortable at the best of times. Is there an easy, “fix-all” solution? Not exactly. However, there are, without a doubt, a few types of Tea that can help, thats right we have tea for bloating.What are the Best Teas for bloating? In Read more...
  17. Effects Of Caffeine On You

    Effects Of Caffeine On You

    What does caffeine do to the body? What effects does it have? For starters, it depends on the individual. It also depends on the amount of caffeine intake. In this article, The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company will talk you through the basics of caffeine. We will explore the science behind it, as well as its potential health Read more...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Yerba Mate Benefits

    Yerba Mate Benefits

    Watching the football recently, you may well have seen some of the players drinking an unfamiliar beverage. At first glance, you might be forgiven for seeing a straw in a coconut. This is not so. The likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Aguero have, in fact, been drinking Yerba Mate. This extraordinary high caffeine Herbal Tea has become Read more...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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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