Beyond the bean.

The world of coffee is big and we could spend hours talking about it. Nevertheless, pondering beans, roasting and the like isn’t enough for us. That’s why here, you’ll find (almost) everything to do with us and our coffee. Things that are tasty. And well-made. From ecological design to inspiring people and their adventures. And, of course, their passion for coffee. Which brings us right back to where we started.

Good question

What is a good coffee worth?

Added value, market value, substantial value … “Value”? A term that has had a rather “broad” meaning since the ancient Greeks. Because it is used so often at the moment, we will try to clarify what it means using the example of a cup of coffee.

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GOOD NEWS

A bill against greenwashing.

“For a conscious future”, “Green Cruising”, “Dolphin-friendly tuna fishing “*… The list of greenwashing slogans is long and very creative. In order to bring more transparency and verifiability into advertising, the EU commission proposed a new law at the beginning of this year. We have the facts for you.

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WHAT DO YOU THINK?

What is sustainability? And does it work at all?

Hackneyed, misunderstood, vague, and yet one of the most important terms, one of the most important topics of our time: Sustainability. For some, an impossibility. For others, almost a substitute for religion. Let’s try to bring a little more clarity to the topic.

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DEBATE CULTURE

R-e-s-p-e-c-t.
An evergreen since 1967.

It was THE song that made Aretha Franklin so famous. THE song of the civil and women’s rights movement in the USA. And it completely turned Otis Redding’s original lyrics and content upside down: All this woman wants is a little respect. Why this topic is still so important? Grab a coffee and read.

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IF IT’S TASTY...

Refining coffee with syrup, salt, spices…

The top 5 coffee additives, toppings, and other flavor additions. Actually, it’s weird that something as concise as coffee is “refined” in all sorts of taste-changing directions. Some sprinkle salt into it, dump caramel syrup or lemon into the cup, pimp it with alcohol – not necessarily something for baristas and purists. But who says that that’s not delicious? The result doesn’t have quite as much to do with “coffee” anymore, but hey…. So here are our top 5 coffee additives.

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Tasty

Crispy crickets? Or: Is insect food really an option?

“The market for edible insect-based food products is projected to grow rapidly in the next few years and forecasted to produce about 260,000 tonnes by 2030.”* Which will then probably be eaten. Can you imagine? Crickets, mealworms, grasshoppers as alternative protein sources (so-called APQs) to meat and soy? According to a survey by the opinion research institute YouGov last year, 13 percent of people over the age of 18 were open to eating insects, almost as many as those who are open to eating lab-grown meat (14 percent).** In this article, we tell you why this could actually work.

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