The New Ground Journal

New Ground Coffee Company — Update #4

Barnaby Marshall @ 2018-09-04 23:18:39 +1200

Evening All,    For those of you new to our monthly update - welcome in, glad you made it.    Update #4 into our journey of creating a specialty, fair trade, organic freeze dried coffee. Over the past few weeks we have had some good things brewing...    Our past month:  We had our first instant coffee tasting at Orphans Kitchen (haven't been? pop by and order a cheese roll) on the first weekend of July. It was a beautiful winter Saturday morning and the vibe was right on. We tasted some of our flavours and had a few classic instants in there. The outcome was...

New Ground Coffee Company Update (12 weeks in)

Barnaby Marshall @ 2018-09-04 23:12:22 +1200

Evening All,  Another 4 weeks into our journey of creating a premium, fair trade, organic freeze dried coffee and we are moving forward in leaps and bounds. For those of you new to our monthly update - we are sending a snapshot of our journey in building our coffee company to our growing tribe of supporters each month.  So whats happened over the past four weeks?  We received our first samples back from the freeze drier! They tasted great, a clean and beautiful flavour. No hint of bitterness which is fairly standard in a cup of instant. We found out why...

X-Name Coffee Company Update (8 weeks in)

Barnaby Marshall @ 2018-09-04 23:07:53 +1200

Evening All,  So another 4 weeks has passed since we made our first update, and lots of things have happened! For those of you new to our monthly update - we are sending a snapshot of our journey in building our coffee company to our wee tribe of supporters each month.    So what's happened?  Well, we are excited to have made our first samples in NZ (which we are receiving on Monday) by batch brewing some Kokako coffee. We needed to make it much stronger than you would normally brew coffee to ensure we maximise our yield and flavour from the freeze...

Ceremony Coffee Company Update (4 weeks in)

Barnaby Marshall @ 2018-09-04 23:02:50 +1200
After 4 weeks of working on the idea of starting a coffee company, we sent out an mailer to our friends and supporters to let them know about how it had been going so far...

The Great Barrier

Connor Nestor @ 2018-09-02 22:36:11 +1200

Before the winter kicked in and in the very early stages of New Ground development we took a trip to Aotea aka The Great Barrier to talk ideas and identity with a couple great kiwis.