Sustainability is a practice, not a product

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The trick to encouraging a more sustainable lifestyle goes beyond selling a product; it requires a thoughtful system that is mutually practised by consumers and businesses. This system has to be convenient enough — it may be slightly more inconvenient but it cannot be too much — for people to adopt and then create a habit out of it. Foreword Coffee Roasters just launched our new coffee bags. Much thought has been put into the design of this bag to tell the stories of our brand while putting sustainability practices in place. The new coffee bag is made of black...

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My Fresh Start in Foreword (Part 2)

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Me with Grace (the new Head of Marketing) on the secret Santa gift presentation from Kopi Date which I dread about, but became the best one since I got a useful gift from Keith which is amazing. I can’t wait to be part of it one more time.   “Again, I was looking around for a self,” - Christopher Eccleston This quote from my actor from his memoir spoke to me (I hope to read this soon since I found this amazing quote from Tumblr)  as it has a theme in my journey to getting my place in the world...

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The Innovation Behind the Coffee Brew Bags

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Innovation takes a process of iteration to discover a solution to a problem. It does not happen in vacuum. To us in Foreword, we were finding a solution to make specialty coffee more accessible to the laymen. Coffee brew bags became our answer.   Foreword Coffee Roasters’ Diversity Blend Coffee Brew Bag   When I was in Yunnan, China, back in the late 2016 learning about specialty coffee from my trip to a coffee farm, I saw that the coffee drip bag was a popular product sold by coffee companies there. Later on I realize, the coffee drip bag is an innovation which...

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Simple Cold Brew Guide with Hario Mizudashi Cold Brew Coffee Pot

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Everyone loves cold brew coffee in the hot summer heat. Cold brews are easy to make at home with the right equipment. Here we recommend the use of the Hario Mizudashi cold brew coffee pot with a simple recipe you can do it yourself! To make cold brew at home, you simply need the following: Mizudashi cold brew pot 50g freshly grounded coffee 500g filtered water Weighing scale (highly recommended) We love the Mizudashi cold brew pot as it is simple to use and easy to clean. We recommend the 600ml variant of the Mizudashi cold brew pot as it can fit in...

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Using the Hario Mini Slim Coffee Hand Grinder

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The first step towards drinking better coffee is to purchase quality coffee beans. The second step is to purchase a hand grinder so that you can grind your coffee fresh whenever you are making your cup of coffee. As such, we feel the need to introduce an entry-level hand grinder that is affordable and easy to use for the beginners to explore the world of specialty coffee.     The Hario Mini Slim Plus is an upgraded version of the Hario Mini Slim. It looks sleek with its black exterior and its light weight makes it convenient to bring around for travel. The Hario...

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Simple Filter Coffee Brew Guide

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Making a cup of filter coffee should be simple and fuss-free. For many of us, it’s the rite of passage each morning before we start the daily grind (pun intended). Filter coffee is easily accessible as we do not require specialized equipment such as the espresso machine and is very friendly to our wallets. In fact, it would be way cheaper to brew a cuppa at home than to purchase that cup of Geisha filter you are enticed to try at your nearest specialty coffee shop. Without going into much coffee theory, I recommend this simple brew recipe which you...

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