Urnex Blog

  1. Storing Coffee at Home

    Storing Coffee at Home

    There are many factors that play into coffee freshness. But one of the most important elements of having great tasting coffee both at home and at the café is how you store it. We’ll break down different ways you can store your coffee, as well as vessels to preserve it in, and what you can do when your coffee has passed its peak freshness.

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  2. Coffee Cupping

    The Scoop on Coffee Scoring & Sustainability

    Coffee scores carry the potential to give farmers vital information about the health of their plants and how to sell their coffee. But the impact of coffee scores on local economies and the environment can vary depending on access, education, and communication of scores throughout the coffee supply and consumption chain.

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  3. Soon Coffee: Making Specialty Coffee More Inclusive & Accessible

    Soon Coffee: Making Specialty Coffee More Inclusive & Accessible

    Soon Coffee in Canada serves some of the best coffees and does so with the mindset of inclusivity, approachability and sustainability, breaking down some of the barriers that are often associated with specialty coffee.

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  4. Urnex Manufacturing

    Applying "Reduce. Reuse. Recycle." at Urnex

    When people think about sustainability, the focus is usually on end-of-life outcomes for the products we use. Here’s how we at Urnex apply a holistic approach to product formulation, manufacturing and global logistics.

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  5. Matt Winton competing at the 2021 World Brewers Cup

    Competing in the Time of COVID

    At the heart of global coffee events lies competitions - an exciting meeting of the minds that drives the frontiers of what is possible in our industry, year on year. We speak with two competitors - Matt Winton (Brewers Cup) and Adrian Berg (Barista) - to understand how COVID changed their preparation and routines.

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  6. Power to the Pod!

    Power to the Pod!

    They’re commonly seen to be a ubiquitous part of the middle-class, suburban lifestyle; an innocuous status symbol that nevertheless proudly proclaims from its place on your kitchen or hotel room counter: “You’ve made it in life!”

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  7. The Best Plant Milks for Frothing at Home

    The Best Plant Milks for Frothing at Home

    In this article, we’re going to walk you through the science of frothing plant-based milk at home and offer some tips and techniques to get silky and delicious milk for your cappuccinos and lattes. We frothed and slurped a few dozen different plant milks, talked to experts, and developed a methodology to evaluate which milk is right for you.

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  8. What To Do with Used Coffee Grounds at Home?

    What To Do with Used Coffee Grounds at Home?

    If you’re brewing coffee at home, you can reuse your grinds for many purposes. Here are some ideas.

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  9. What's the Best Material for Coffee Packaging?

    What's the Best Material for Coffee Packaging?

    Alejandro Escobar, founder and owner of Pare de Dormir, finds value for his business, his customers, and the environment through a reusable packaging solution.

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  10. Switching to Oat Milk—And Upping Sustainability

    Switching to Oat Milk—And Upping Sustainability

    The newest Onyx cafe serves oat milk as the default for espresso drinks. What US Barista Champion and Urnex Ambassador Andrea Allen found were unique solutions to sustainability issues.

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