Iced Tea: Pollards how-to make this simple summer drink

iced tea on the lawn? Well, many of you will know Pollards as coffee roasters and wholesale coffee suppliers, but we've also got a soft spot for tea! With summer well and truly here, many of you will be after something a little more refreshing than a hot cup of coffee. Pollards loose leaf teas […]

14 Questions To Ask Your Coffee Supplier

Ask the right questions There are some really important questions that you should ask any coffee supplier or coffee roaster before you do business with them. Just remember that a large part of your success will be dependent on the quality and reliability of their products. Pollards are always asked a variety of questions when […]

Opening A Coffee Shop: 5 Things To Consider

Have you always dreamt about opening a coffee shop? Are you convinced that you have the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to make it work? If so, congratulations, you’re already well on your way to starting your own successful business. However for your newest venture to be a success there are a few important things to […]

We had a little giggle at this…

We regularly come across videos on the internet that make us chuckle on our dinner break, but it’s rare we find good ones about coffee… until now that is! The video is very tongue-in-cheek and hits on the coffee ‘hipster’ culture, chain coffee stores and the general troubles of a barista from this source. Watch […]

7 Best Coffee Blogs

We know if Carlsberg* did blogs it would look something like this… However if you were wanting to do some more reading, venture further into the realm of coffee knowledge or get a second opinion, we have created this list of our favourite coffee blogs. Some of them are by roasters and some by coffee […]

Sip or Gulp: Does coffee taste better by the mouthful?

A taste for coffee. A recent study by Italian scientists has been carried out. The research has revealed that the taste of coffee may be improved by drinkers who take large slurps rather than small sips. But why? Well, the scientists say that the larger slurps allow the coffee to release more aroma, compared to […]