Urnex Blog

  1. How to Choose the Right Filter for your Coffee

    How to Choose the Right Filter for your Coffee

    From the right material, shape and size, there are a few important factors in filters that will have a big impact on the taste of your coffee.
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  2. Supporting Long-Term Viability at Origin: Sustainability in Sourcing

    Supporting Long-Term Viability at Origin: Sustainability in Sourcing

    By supporting projects at origin, investing in long-term relationships, and paying more for coffee, roasters can work with coffee producers to sustain the future of the industry.
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  3. How to Descale a Coffee Kettle

    How to Descale a Coffee Kettle

    Is there a dirty, streaky substance in your kettle that you can't clean with soap and water? It's time to get rid of that scale buildup with Dezcal.
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  4. Freezing Coffee at Home: Everything You Need to Know

    Freezing Coffee at Home: Everything You Need to Know

    Looking to extend the life of your coffee at home? Look no further than your kitchen freezer.
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  5. Sustainability in Times of Crisis

    Sustainability in Times of Crisis

    How do we make sense of sustainability in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on community and commerce? Our Biocaf Sustainability expert Erika Koss gives perspective to this important topic in our unique times.
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  6. Social Sustainability in Coffee via Gender Equity: Part 2

    Social Sustainability in Coffee via Gender Equity: Part 2

    In Part 2 of her series exploring gender equity in coffee, Sierra Wen Xin Yeo writes about the experience of a mother-daughter duo leading a coffee farm in a male-dominated region.
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  7. Social Sustainability in Coffee via Gender Equity: Part 1

    Social Sustainability in Coffee via Gender Equity: Part 1

    In Part 1 of this series, Sierra Wen Xin Yeo explores the implications of land ownership in Latin America, and introduces us to two womxn coffee producers succeeding beyond all expectations.
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  8. 12 Coffee Roaster Cleaning Tips

    12 Coffee Roaster Cleaning Tips

    Maintaining a coffee roaster can be a little complicated. So we partnered with master roaster Kat Melheim to share her 12 essential tips to cleaning any roaster.
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  9. Reach for the Jars: How Oddly Correct Launched a Radical Change

    Reach for the Jars: How Oddly Correct Launched a Radical Change

    Umeko Motoyoshi visited her hometown coffee shop to see how it integrated and earned acceptance for its radical glass-to-go program. 
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  10. What is Sustainability and Why Does It Matter

    What is Sustainability and Why Does It Matter

    The word "sustainability" may be an industry buzzword, but understanding the meaning of the word is the first step in addressing sustainability solutions.
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