Cafe Direct Coffee: Delicious coffee made in a small way.
What does Cafe Direct do?
Cafe Direct offers truly spectacular Coffee, which is sourced directly from smallholder growers from exotic locations around the world. As the UK's first coffee brand to become a certified B Corp, Cafe Direct has exceeded the high standards that need to be met across four key areas: governance, workers, environmental impact & community. Explore our range of blended coffees to find the perfect cup for any occasion.
Which coffee brands are Fair Trade?
Cafe Direct is a 100% Fairtrade company that was first certified Fairtrade, way back in 1994! So by choosing Cafe Direct, you can be assured that coffee farmers are getting a fair deal as well as ridiculously good coffee.
Is Cafe Direct Coffee Organic?
Some are. You may wish to try Cafedirect Organic Machu Picchu Beans 227g, Cafedirect Organic Medium Roast Ground Coffee 227g, Cafedirect Organic Rich Roast Ground Coffee 227g or Cafedirect Organic Instant Decaf Coffee 100g.
What is grounded coffee?
In nutshell, ground coffee, like Cafedirect Kilimanjaro Roast & Ground Coffee 227g or Cafedirect Machu Picchu Roast & Ground Coffee 227g is what brewed coffee is made of. Green coffee beans are roasted before being ready for consumption and are called whole coffee beans. Before being brewed however, whole coffee beans are ground into smaller particles to extract as much flavour as possible.
Who is CafeDirect?
Cafe Direct (or Cafédirect) are an award-winning smallholder tea, coffee and cocoa company, who only buy directly from passionate growers. In fact, Cafe Direct works with over 40 producer organisations in 14 countries, and in over 25 years of activity they have built extremely strong relationships with all of their expert smallholder farmers.
As the UK’s first and largest 100% Fairtrade hot drinks brand, Cafe Direct are proud to be the preferred coffee supplier for The Royal Albert Hall (one of the UK’s most treasured and iconic venues). Their products have won 30 Great Taste Awards over a ten year period, with 7 winning the Gold Star in 2014 alone!
Why should I choose Cafe Direct?
Unlike any other coffee company, Cafe Direct invests 50% of their profits into Producers Direct, a UK charity that works directly with farmers to improve sustainability and livelihoods, right across the coffee growing world. This charity is run by farmers, for farmers, taking leadership and developing innovative solutions to the challenges they face.
This reciprocal, direct relationship enables Cafe Direct to provide you with the great tasting and very high quality coffees you see above.
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