Some Current Projects

Carbon Dioxide & Coffee

Over the past year I’ve been researching how much CO₂ is produced from drinking coffee. By understanding where the coffee industry’s greatest CO₂ emissions are along the supply chain, we’re be releasing some recommendations to help the industry cut its carbon footprint. Preliminary findings coming this autumn.

Learn how coffee contributes to CO₂ emissions

Cascading Decisions

Employing the methodology developed in our own businesses we consult to other companies, primarily with consumer-focused brands, to either help them unpick their current challenges or take the next step on their journey. Always starting with insight and data, our approach is start by identifying the crux and getting the roadmap straight.


Eyes and ears for the leading coffee magazine Caffeine, with a particular interest in industry developments and trends.



Independent, informed and discrete business & property brokerage for coffee industry entrepreneurs and owners.


Home Institute

Consumer-focused homewares retailer with an emphasis on design-led, functional products for the contemporary home or office. Many items are imported directly from specialist producers or makers in Japan, Scandinavia, North America and Europe. Started with sole focus on the UK market and now ships (almost) worldwide.

Home Institute

United Baristas

Built on the insight that many of the specialty coffee industry’s challenges are best tackled collectively, United Baristas helps baristas and coffee businesses do amazing things. For example, our newest service Equipment makes choosing and maintaining coffee equipment much easier.

United Baristas • Equipment • Jobs • Market