STOKES Journal

120 Years with a Trained Eye on the Future!

120 Years with a Trained Eye on the Future!

STOKES COFFEE     APR 26, 2022

Stokes' purpose-built Barista Training Academy is one of only fifty in the UK, accredited by the BSA (Beverage Standards Association) providing everything from virtual experiences to City & Guilds courses for professional baristas and start up hospitality businesses.

For more info about Training - contact: michael.palliser@stokes-coffee.co.uk


What Happens if Britain’s Backbone Breaks?

What Happens if Britain’s Backbone Breaks?

STOKES COFFEE     APR 11, 2022

Great British Businesses breathed a sigh of relief as pandemic restrictions were finally lifted. Their adaptability, ingenuity, and determination to survive, and even thrive, has been nothing short of awe-inspiring.

But, as year-end tax submissions and payments wing their way to Her Majesty’s coffers, some SMEs could well be considering whether this might be their last roll of the proverbial dice.


Cycling - Powered by Stokes

Cycling - Powered by Stokes

STOKES COFFEE     MAR 10, 2022

Stokes Tea & Coffee has announced the launch of its much-anticipated ‘Rapha Lincoln GP - Blend 66’ coffee for cycling fans.


Plant Based Milk: Stokes road-tests plant-based milks

Plant Based Milk: Stokes road-tests plant-based milks

STOKES COFFEE     JAN 13, 2022

Let’s celebrate Veganuary by exploring the ever-growing popularity of plant-based milks. We’ve taken a range of readily available products and put them to the test. Cow’s milk has always been considered the champion to coffee. It can enhance the sweetness...


NEW! Winter Newsletter - Spill The Beans!

NEW! Winter Newsletter - Spill The Beans!

STOKES COFFEE     OCT 28, 2021

We've put together a lovely round up of what's brewing, top tips & lots of perks too - we hope you enjoy reading it!


Lincoln Hosts Battle for the Best Barista!

Lincoln Hosts Battle for the Best Barista!

STOKES COFFEE     OCT 19, 2021

Award-winning family firm, Stokes Tea & Coffee, kicked off UK Coffee Week with an event to remember. The first ever Stokes Barista Championship took place at the company’s dedicated Barista Training Academy


Stokes Wins National Approval

Stokes Wins National Approval

STOKES COFFEE     SEP 14, 2021

One of Lincoln’s oldest independent companies, Stokes Tea & Coffee, has been given another stamp of approval after meeting the exacting requirements of SALSA (Safe and Local Supplier Approval). Stokes Tea & Coffee is a family company which was established...


Let’s Talk Turkey on Price Increases

Let’s Talk Turkey on Price Increases

STOKES COFFEE     SEP 10, 2021

Coffee is one area that usually enjoys popularity and resilient sales even in economic downturns, but consumers may need to spend more on their daily ‘cup of Joe’ and not just because of labour shortages or rising shipping costs.


Virtual Events Receive Top Award!

Virtual Events Receive Top Award!

STOKES COFFEE     SEP 4, 2021

Stokes Tea & Coffee has been awarded the highly prestigious Beverage Standards Association (BSA) Award for Design & Creativity. Steve Slark Chairman at the BSA, presented the award to MD, Nick Peel at the Café Culture Show in London in...


A Day in Lincoln

A Day in Lincoln

STOKES COFFEE     MAY 26, 2021

Here's a snap-shot of the places to see and things to do that will help you make the most of your time in the beautiful city of Lincoln.


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