• My Christmas Treat

    At Has Bean we get lots of emails every day (and I mean lots). Some are missing orders, advice, locked accounts, interest in working in the coffee industry, you get the kind of thing. But this time of year I always get asked what coffee will you be having with your Christmas meal? Well every… Continue Reading

  • The cost of hearing

    Last week saw the arrival of my delivery of coffee from Bolivia. Bolivia is a special place for me, somewhere I have visited more than any other non european country, and somewhere I love the coffee and love the people. I have a very long blog post in me about Bolivia (I plan to lock… Continue Reading

  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    Merry Christmas, its that time of year again. We have turned on our Christmas decorations, we hope you approve. So its the last of the guest blends, we have had 12 months of fun, and it seems only right to thank you all for that fun. The Christmas Present Blend is a gift. Its a… Continue Reading

  • December Guest Blend

    The final edition of the guest blend series. 12 months 12 coffees So we launch this at midnight Saturday 30th to Sunday the 1st of December, its a big surprise, but its on a first come first served basis, and it will be massively oversubscribed, you are going to want to be part of this.… Continue Reading

  • Colombia

    It is believed that the first coffee seeds arrived on the American continent thanks to the French and Dutch. The French introduced the seeds to their colonies (Guyana and Martinique) at the end of the seventeenth century, while the Dutch introduced them to Surinam in 1714. Coffee was first introduced to Colombia in 1723, thanks… Continue Reading