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This Guest Blog Post comes courtesy of Father WordMonkey of LondonTowneMy coffee apprenticeship started in the late 60’s with J. Lyons which became Lyons Tetley. Lyons gave me an old-fashioned but very thorough coffee education and I was trained in all aspects of tasting, buying and blending and the production process of roasting, grinding and packing.During my time there I became responsible for the quality control of all the various coffee blends as well as playing a large part in the development of new products including the launch of the first retail coffee bags in 1974. Latterly, I sensed the impending demise of this once great British company (don’t get me started) and in 1979 joined, what was then, a small provincial…
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