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Everyone loves crema in a coffee. How does it form?
Everyone loves crema in a coffee. How does it form?

December 01, 2020

Everyone loves crema in a coffee. But how does it form? Beautiful crema. For a long, long time the appearance and quality of crema were the defining characteristics with which the quality of an espresso was judged. Traditionally, the perfect crema is a deep, reddish hazelnut colour that will hold a teaspoon of sugar for several seconds.

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Coffee Strength and Coffee Body - What Does It Mean?
Coffee Strength and Coffee Body - What Does It Mean?

November 15, 2020

What does it mean that coffee has strength? Is it going to knock me out? Because there is no standard that provides coffee strength guidance, this term has been widely misunderstood, used in very different contexts and, as a result, it creates confusion amongst many.

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Is acidity in coffee good or bad?
Is acidity in coffee good or bad?

November 01, 2020

So, is acidity in coffee good or bad? Well… it depends. There are good and bad acids where taste is concerned. Though there are many sources of acidity in coffee, it is only a mildly acidic beverage, with a pH of around 5, as compared to the pH of 2 in wine.

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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.
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 :). 

"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: