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Joe Chambers
How Do Nespresso Pods Work?

How Do Nespresso Pods Work?

The answer is fairly simple: Nespresso pods work in a very similar way to a traditional espresso in term of their brewing physics....

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Joe Chambers
Vietnamese Iced Coffee Using Compostable Coffee Pods

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Using Compostable Coffee Pods

You don't always need a 'phin' or ground filter to hand, in order to grab the essence of this Vietnamese classic. Here's how to try a version with our compostable coffee pods this summer...

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Joe Chambers
Which Nespresso Machines Are Compatible with Roar Gill Pods?

Which Nespresso Machines Are Compatible with Roar Gill Pods?

A question many newcomers to the Nespresso machine user family often ask us! The easiest answer to this is that the larger aluminium dome-shaped vertuo pods are exclusively sold and manufactured by Nespresso [they have a patent on the design for a few years yet]. All other Nespresso compatible pods sold by both Nespresso, as well as other brands such as Roar Gill, are known as 'Original' Style Nespresso Pods - compatible with Original Machines [i.e. Non-Vertuo machines]. You can see an example of a Roar Gill Compostable Original Pod in the image above. They are considerably smaller in size...

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Joe Chambers
El Fénix Coffee: Coming Exclusively to Subscribers Soon!

El Fénix Coffee: Coming Exclusively to Subscribers Soon!

Our investment in a crowd funded community wet mill in Colombia now helps provide the region’s farmers with greater control over their coffee quality, as well as their income through a fixed price payment system.

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