Urnex Blog

  1. Composting: At Home and in the Cafe

    Composting: At Home and in the Cafe

    Give your coffee a second life by composting - Rory Van Grol of Ugly Duck Coffee will show you how.
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  2. Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting: What’s The Difference?

    Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting: What’s The Difference?

    All three have different applications—here’s how to know which to use to keep your space and equipment safe
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  3. Descale Like a Pro: Understanding and Conquering Scale in Any Coffee Machine

    Descale Like a Pro: Understanding and Conquering Scale in Any Coffee Machine

    Scale can slowly deteriorate your coffee equipment — learn what scale is, what causes scale and how to remove scale from any single serve, filter coffee or espresso machine
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  4. How Much Coffee and Water Should You Use for your Coffee Machine?

    How Much Coffee and Water Should You Use for your Coffee Machine?

    Measuring coffee and water to brew a pot of coffee isn't rocket science. But it does take a bit of math.
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  5. Digital Coffee Events: A Sustainable Future

    Digital Coffee Events: A Sustainable Future

    How the proliferation of digital events will create a more equitable and accessible future for the coffee community.
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  6. Will Travel for Coffee: Sustainability in Global Coffee Travel

    Will Travel for Coffee: Sustainability in Global Coffee Travel

    Most coffee professionals know they contribute a high level of carbon emissions from their coffee travels. 2018 World Barista Champion Agnieszka put a number to it - and it is staggering.
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  7. Breakfasts of Champions: What Baristas Eat with their Coffee

    Breakfasts of Champions: What Baristas Eat with their Coffee

    The best coffee-and-food pairings, according to the world's most accomplished baristas.
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  8. What Baristas Can Learn from Bartenders

    What Baristas Can Learn from Bartenders

    The craft coffee and liquor industries have begun to converge, but baristas and bartenders can learn important lessons from each other to improve their skills and their happiness on the job.
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  9. Instant Coffee and the Environment

    Instant Coffee and the Environment

    Instant coffee consumption is on the rise. But is quick coffee helping or hurting our pursuit of environmental sustainability?
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  10. The Case for Cascara

    The Case for Cascara

    The coffee community presumes to be a champion of sustainability. Then why aren’t we using every part of the coffee cherry?
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