Over 30 years ago our head honcho, Brian, started to import coffee and sell it across the south of England. Sometimes if the moon is just right you can find him lurking the corridors with a pour-over in hand mumbling of Tarrazu and filter methods...
Over the past three decades the small family business has continued to develop and so has our knoweldge and passion for great coffee. With a small team we work hard to source the best coffees to offer a mix of exciting blends and single origin coffees.
We know that certain roasters will roast certain coffees better than others. This is why as well as roasting coffees in Hampshire, we use guest roasters to ensure things stay interesting for YOU... and for US !
ANVIL strives extremely hard to source the very finest coffee beans from around the world and roast them as either a single origin, or as a blend if this suits the beans better, bringing the amazingly diverse tastes of coffee to the you, the passionate coffee consumer.
If you would like to offer ANVIL as a guest coffee, we will work with you to ensure you have the right quantity, pack size and promotional materials.
If you need help with espresso machines, we work directly with espressoworks.co.uk, the UK distributor for Kees van der Westen.
We are also UK Distributors for the range of fiamma espresso machines and this includes the multi-boiler espresso machine, which, with its temperature stablity and boiler per group, is perfect for the serious barista.
If you are looking for barista training, we are a City & Guilds accredited barista training school and members of the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe.
Our coffee is ideally suited for coffee shops and home users alike.
However, we do recommend you have the correct equipment to enable you to get the most from our beans.
There is a standard postage & packaging charge of £6.50, regardless of order size, or you can collect from our premises in Basingstoke (please call 01256 300 050 to place your order).
Are you as passionate about speciality coffee as we are? The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe is the authority on delivering coffee excellence.
SCAE aims to create and inspire excellence in the coffee community through innovation, research, education and communication.
SCAE is a not-for-profit trade association which has established a network of friends and members from more than 70 countries worldwide with 30 chapters in Europe. Every Chapter offers a national programme of: coffee events, training workshops, competitions, and social activities.
SCAE also hosts major international coffee events worldwide.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to find out more.
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Thank you for your enquiry :-)