Wholesale Coffee Beans, Coffee Supplies & Barista Training in Redditch, Worcestershire

A coffee loving town, Redditch is located in the North East of Worcestershire renowned for its needle and fishing tackle industries. At one point, 90% of the world’s needle manufacturers were based in the town and neighbouring towns. In the 1960’s, it was a model for a modern town planning and then in April 1964 was when the document was signed to say that the town was now a ‘new town’ which is a form of urban centre, sponsored by the government.

Coffee has now made a rise in the new town with recent independent coffee shops opening including VictoriaPlums Kitchen, The Bay Café and JJ’s Café just to name a few. There is scope to build the coffee scene even more because the residents love these coffee shops. An independent, affordable shop in the Kingfisher Shopping Centre or just outside could really flourish with the centre having 150 stores inside.

Here at Iron and Fire, we would love individuals to take notice of these small independent coffee shops and follow suit by opening their own shop. Growing the coffee industry even more than it is. We would like to support the local coffee scene by providing high quality coffee beans, not only UK but globally. At Iron & Fire, we source, roast, and supply high-quality organic beans to coffee shops across the UK.

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Coffee businesses in Redditch are flourishing and we want to make every effort to help small businesses afford premium coffee beans that we produce roasting the finest produce. proven to be favourites with customers on both a local scale and nationwide. Our beans can be purchased as whole coffee beans, green coffee beans, or freshly package to your favourite grind.

In addition to our organic and premium beans, we also offer an affordable rental service for high-quality coffee machines that may otherwise be out of your price range. One of the amazing benefits of renting one of our machines, is that these often pay for themselves very quickly which allows any profits made to be quickly reinvested into the business.

What are The Difficulties Faced Starting / Running a Coffee Business?

It can be difficult finding your feet when first opening any business, unfortunately, there is no exception to this rule for coffee businesses, such as cafés, coffee lounges & even small stalls. Some of the issues faced when starting or running coffee business can include many things and can be overcome by:

  • Improving large overheads for machinery & equipment through grants or leasing.
  • Choosing a good supplier for supplier effectiveness & efficiency.
  • Ensuring high quality coffee stock & supplies.
  • Strong barista knowledge / skills / training.

What Iron & Fire Do to Help UK Coffee Businesses?

We’ve seen the UK coffee industry advance dramatically in recent years, but at Iron & Fire, we believe this is just the beginning.

By helping others develop their coffee knowledge and skillset, we hope we can help the industry grow more rapidly and in a smoother and easier way for everyone involved.

Some of the ways in which we help others in the UK coffee business include:

So, Should I Start a Coffee Business in Redditch?

There’s no sure-fire answer as to whether or not you should start any business anywhere.

We do know that Redditch is currently a great developing hotspot for coffee, and we know the towns potential is still untapped. It just takes a great barista with some great beans to make a difference.

If you’re passionate about coffee and feel a coffee business is right for you, then remember, we’re here to help and support our fellow coffee business enthusiasts. If you’re considering running a café, coffee lounge or any other coffee related business, why not have a chat with our coffee experts and see if we can help clear things up for you?

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