The Roaster

  • Johnsons Coffee hosts it’s very first public factory tour
  • Johnsons Coffee hosts it’s very first public factory tour

Johnsons Coffee hosts it’s very first public factory tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Wednesday 28th September, we had our very first public factory tour with 12 special guests. They were taken on a journey through the coffee roasting process, espresso tasting and flavour profiling. We also opened up our training facility to allow guests to create the perfect textured milk for a cappuccino. A fantastic night and we are now looking forward to the next one in November.

  • First Hong Kong orders for Johnsons Coffee

First Hong Kong orders for Johnsons Coffee

 

 

Johnsons Coffee has received the first order for it’s locally roasted coffee from the Watson Supermarket Chain in Hong Kong

Watson is one of Asia’s largest retailers and operates in 12 Asian and European markets, including China (mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau), Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia, Turkey and Ukraine, operating more than 5,200 stores.

 

Watson has more than 220 outlets in Hong Kong and Macau.

 

Philip Mills, Sales Director at Johnson Brothers, commented, “ We are always looking at new business opportunities and are delighted to be working with the Watson Supermarket Chain in Hong Kong. We look forward to developing a strong relationship with them and expanding our exports to the Asian markets”

 

 

  • Balmoral Show success for Johnsons Coffee and Action Cancer

Balmoral Show success for Johnsons Coffee and Action Cancer

 

 

This year’s RUAS Balmoral Show proved a great success for both Johnsons Coffee and Action Cancer. Many customers and members of the public visited the Johnsons Coffee stand to sample a cup of their award winning coffee and in doing so supported the vital work undertaken by local charity, Action Cancer. Philip Mills and Angus Johnson are pictured presenting £1,284 that was raised at the show to Gillian Thompson, Corporate Fundraising Manager, Action Cancer.

The money collected at the Johnsons Coffee stand at Balmoral Show will help Action Cancer provide

·         52 MOT Health Check

·         32 counselling session

·         Breast screening – 16 mammograms

 

 

  • Johnsons Coffee new corporate partnership with Action Cancer, hits target of 1000 business helping to “Paint the Town Pink”

Johnsons Coffee new corporate partnership with Action Cancer, hits target of 1000 business helping to “Paint the Town Pink”

 

In 2015, Action Cancer are running a new awareness campaign, Paint The Town Pink. The objective of the ‘Paint The Town Pink’ campaign is to encourage towns, businesses, community groups, schools, friends and families across Northern Ireland to hold a pink themed fundraiser to raise awareness for Action Cancer’s unique breast screening services.  

 

Every year Action Cancer manages a large campaign to raise funds for the ONLY charity in Northern Ireland providing breast screening for women. For every 1,000 women they screen, an average of five cancers are detected

 

With the help of local businesses, Action Cancer has delivered 1000 fundraising boxes, filled with materials to encourage and support fundraising events, to local businesses, schools and community groups, with a target of raising £75,000.

 

Johnsons Coffee are supporting the campaign in many ways including providing complimentary coffee for each of the 1,000 fundraising packs, which contains everything for a very pink Coffee party, including a pink tie, scarf, wig, ribbons, table cloth, branded T–shirts, sponsorship forms, letter from Gloria Hunniford who is supporting the campaign, empty belly poster, Z–cards, fundraising tips and testimonials from women who have had a breast cancer detection or have been reassured or supported.

 

There will also be a raffle for some fantastic prizes, including a 4 door Smart Car.