We are now a certified B Corp!
It’s official – Union Hand-Roasted Coffee is now a certified B-Corporation! We're incredibly proud to receive this certification which is testament to the commitment we made in 2001 and the work we do today. Read more here...
We’ve received the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development…. Again
A hugely proud day for us at Union, we have, once again, received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development...
Three ways we recycle, reuse & upcycle at our roastery
As we celebrate Earth Day, we are shining a light on how we reduce our environmental day to day. Here are three creative ways we recycle, reuse, and upcycle at Union.
International Women's Day 2022 - Agasaro Women's Lot
With their members and their livelihoods at Cocgai’s core, celebrating International Women’s Day with Agasaro coffee is the perfect collaboration. Today and throughout the year, keep celebrating, recognising and supporting women in all walks of life and continue to #BreakTheBias.
Is Stenophylla the answer for coffee during climate change?
As a significant agricultural product across the world, coffee is a means for livelihood for thousands of families – ensuring its future is essential. Stenophylla is a species that may be one of the answers towards a future of climate-resistant and high-quality coffee.
Our Roastery Upgrade
Inside the roastery, you’ll find our talented team who roast your coffee to order, meticulously pack your coffee, equipment and accessories and get them shipped direct to your door. We've made an exciting development moving these roasting operations to a larger space on our road in Star Lane.
How much caffeine is in a cup of coffee?
As with all food and drinks, too much of one thing isn’t good for you. We all process caffeine at different rates so knowing your own limits and understanding coffee caffeine content is a good way to monitor your intake.
What is happening to the price of coffee?
The world coffee market has seen a price increase of over 90% in the past year. We now see a ten-year high record price which continues to creep up further every day. Why is this happening and what does it mean for farmers and consumers?
The Maraba Women's Group
Meet the women behind our limited edition microlot, Venantie, Women's Lot, from the Maraba co-operative, Rwanda, our longest-standing partnership of over 20 years. Learn more here:
The Next 20 Years (And Beyond...)
In 2021, we celebrated our 20 years of Union. That's two decades of sourcing, roasting and sharing speciality coffee. But what's next? Take a look at our plans for the future and the exciting things to come...
How To Make Iced Coffee At Home
Our refreshing recipe is a great way to make iced coffee at home. Our iced coffee recipes also have detailed instructions and top tips for whichever brew method you use...