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What is all the fuss about the water?
What is all the fuss about the water?

October 15, 2020

Water 💧 is the quiet and elusive partner of coffee. You need it to make coffee and it can change the flavour of it depending on the subtle differences in water composition. Recently, there has been a resurrection of research around the water composition and the quality of coffee. 👩🏽‍🔬 A key notion to take on board is that good tasting water does not necessarily mean good tasting coffee. For example, the bicarbonate content that makes a branded bottled water very smooth water to drink is basically responsible for removing acidity and sweetness in coffee.

Why is coffee extraction so important?
Why is coffee extraction so important?

October 01, 2020

The extraction of the coffee is at the core of any brewing or coffee-making process. When water passes through the coffee, it extracts some of the compounds and flavours and leaves some behind. It is the surprising complexity of this process that gives us so much of an intrigue as well as frustration when making coffee.

For The Coffee Savvy: What Is Coffee Cupping?
For The Coffee Savvy: What Is Coffee Cupping?

September 15, 2020

There are endless flavour notes to coffee. You can practice observing these through a coffee tasting technique called coffee cupping. In order to achieve the most consistent results, the “cupper” (which could be you) needs to follow very specific but simple procedures: 


We Have Revamped Our Youtube Channel - Please Follow
We Have Revamped Our Youtube Channel - Please Follow

August 24, 2020

We had posted a few videos here and then, but never really took our message of sustainability to our Youtube channel. That has changed. Today! We have started to post some of our clips. For instance, our first video portraits a small child which gets really angry over not being told that sustainable compostable coffee pods from Moving Beans exist :). 

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"Scientist Gemma reveals the inspiration behind her coffee business"

May 17, 2020

One of the co-founders of Moving Beans was featured today in a major national newspaper, with a daily readership of more than 2,000,000 people. The story covers her inspiration behind Moving Beans, and about the founding moments and the journey ever since. Her story reads as follows:

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Gateway Asia: Moving Beans Opened in Hong Kong
Gateway Asia: Moving Beans Opened in Hong Kong

February 18, 2020

That was a difficult decision, but the UK DIT and HK's business agencies helped us a lot in opening up in Hong Kong. As of today, we are open for business in one of Asia's largest and most cosmopolitan cities. We figured that one of the most metropolitan melting pots in the world would love to have one of the most sustainable coffee pods in the world.

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