STOKES Journal

Latte Levy – Why you should invest in a Reusable Cup

Latte Levy – Why you should invest in a Reusable Cup

STOKES-COFFEE     JAN 10, 2018

‘Latte Levy’ a term that has become widely used in the last 6 days, but what does it mean? MPs are proposing a 25p charge on all disposable cups to help reduce waste or a complete ban on disposable cups...


The History of Afternoon Tea

The History of Afternoon Tea

STOKES-COFFEE     JAN 2, 2018

We all love to indulge in a spot of Afternoon Tea, but do you know the history behind one of the Nation’s favourite luxuries? Tea consumption increased dramatically during the early nineteenth century and it is around this time that...


Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

STOKES-COFFEE     OCT 10, 2017

Say NO to the SINGLE USE plastic bottle Reuse, Recycle and Refill Since 1902, Stokes Tea & Coffee have remained a family run business that is concerned for the future, respect the environment and buy responsibly. Buying better and inspiring...


The coffee roasting process explained

The coffee roasting process explained

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 13, 2017

How does the coffee roasting process work? It’s all a bit mysterious if you’re not in the know, but we’re shedding some light on this magical stage of your coffee’s journey to your cup. Experts refer to the coffee roasting process as...


Caffeine and the Decaffeination Process

Caffeine and the Decaffeination Process

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 20, 2014

Decaf coffee and tea are great for when you fancy a brew but don’t want to be up all night, and as such big coffee and tea fans, we love having a late night cuppa to send us off to sleep. But...


Do you know your coffee facts?

Do you know your coffee facts?

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 20, 2014

We love some good fact-finding here at Stokes, so we’re giving you some big coffee facts to keep you on your toes – did you know… In the last 200 years, researchers into the origins of coffee have come to some curious...


Do you know your Arabica beans and Robusta beans?

Do you know your Arabica beans and Robusta beans?

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 20, 2014

You’ll already have tried Arabica beans and Robusta beans as they’re some of the most widely used for your cup of coffee. But what’s the difference between the two? We’re going back to basics for a bit of an overview...


How to make coffee: The Journey from Bean to Cup

How to make coffee: The Journey from Bean to Cup

STOKES-COFFEE     AUG 13, 2014

How does your coffee make its way into your cup? Here’s all the details on what you’re sipping, and how to make coffee right from scratch. Growing coffee The coffee tree is a small evergreen with smooth leaves and clusters of fragrant...


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