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A little over 2 weeks ago, two of our roasters, Darren and Aryan and barista, Andy, landed in San Ignacio, Peru. For those who haven’t been following along on social media, we were there to...

It’s Peru Week!

03.06.19
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We’re stoked to welcome the Bosques Verdes Peruvian Reserve Special Lots to Zest’s roasting schedule (starting today!) The story has only just begun for our projects in Peru, and these limited edition lots are the...
When risk is reward… San Ignacio, Peru, October 2018 was when we began our Project Bosques Verdes experiments. The nature of an experiment is risk (and expectation). And, while Zest absorbed all risk for the...
“….On the drive from the airport up to San Ignacio, you pass terrain that changes every 5 minutes. There are 100s of hectares of bright green rice (arroz) grown within the valleys and above, barren...
In case you didn’t know, we are off to gorgeous mountains of Peru this week to facilitate another series of flavour creation experiments.
"Life in Northern Sumatra is leisurely. Good conversation, storytelling and humour will keep you in high standing with the locals. Not dis-similar to my hometown in Ireland, where I'd been, just a couple of days...

Project Wonosari

11.12.18
zest
Coffee Origin video in Indonesia

Project Raggiana

10.12.18
zest
A Story of Origin in Papua New Guinea Project Raggiana is creating flavour, building relationships and discovering the potential of Papua New Guinea coffee by way of producing small coffee lots (microlots). Specifically, it is...
The icing on the cake. Project Raggiana Lot 1, was awarded a silver medal in the filter category and a bronze for espresso. There is no better outcome for myself and the team at Zest...
In the specialty coffee world, it's a rare treat to find a roastery that truly combines coffee with art. And in Zest's case, they achieve just that.Thanks for the shout out Three Thousand Thieves. Find...