The Ultimate Guide to Buying Luxury Coffee Beans Online

Buying luxury coffee beans is an adventure that extends beyond popping down to your local convenience store or supermarket and grabbing whatever bag of coffee grabs your eye. Not that we needed to tell you that. As coffee enthusiasts, we understand the importance of a quality brew of coffee, fair working conditions and wages for the growers, ethical practices, and amazing taste. If you’ve already visited Adina Coffee Shop branches you’ll have experienced the craftsmanship that goes into each cup and savored the luxury notes and pleasant aromas of our Colombia brews, roasted at the source. If you’re anything like us, you appreciate the quality and flavour profile of luxury coffee beans and do not want to scrimp on getting your favourite pick-me-up from the comfort of your own home or office. What sets speciality coffee beans apart are the options, the options to buy from origin countries, sample new flavours, depth of roast, and support organic, fair trade, and direct trade, depending on the coffee beans you choose. With a variety of choices, it can become overwhelming which is why we’ve put together this guide to buying speciality coffee beans online. Our goal is to provide you with the guidance you need to choose the perfect speciality coffee beans for your coffee lifestyle, and taste preferences or to stock up your establishment.


What Makes Speciality Coffee Beans Special?

Specialty coffee beans brew differently, are sourced differently, are sold differently, and roast differently. We could dedicate a whole blog post to just answering this question, but we’ll keep it brief. You could buy any old stuffy run-of-the-mill coffee beans. But it’s unlikely that the flavour profiles will wow, and they certainly won’t carry the longstanding heritage and commitment to ethics throughout all stages of the supply chain that a delicious cup of Adina Coffee does. You see, luxury coffee is luxury for a reason, it’s a whole other experience. A vision, a moment to pause and enjoy, meanwhile an opportunity to give back. What makes the Adina coffee beans so special is that, unlike other brands, all Adina coffee is roasted at its origin. This ensures the best wage standards for Colombian coffee farmers, meanwhile not compromising on its delicious taste. Purchasing speciality coffee beans online ensures quality and care – care for the Colombian community and care for you, it is our passion to connect you with great coffee, supply you with great coffee beans, and enjoy a sense of community together in our coffee shops.


What Are The Benefits of Ordering Coffee Beans Online?

There are various benefits of ordering coffee beans online, some of those are a wider range of selections, a larger supply so you can purchase in bulk, making recurring orders to ensure your coffee jar is always topped up, tips for coffee preparation from trained baristas and cost savings opposed to buying coffee bags individually or a coffee each day on your work run. Fundamentally it’s about enjoying the very same coffee you love at convenience.


What Are Colombian Coffee Beans Like?

Colombian coffee beans are world-renowned and exclusively Arabica coffee beans. Arabica coffee beans are the kind you expect to find in speciality coffee shops all around the world. The plants are denser in nutrients compared to Robusta coffee beans and more flavorsome. Typically, Colombian coffee beans are either of crisp acidity with notes of citrus, chocolate, or flowers or more heavy-bodied with notes of spice and forestry.


Who Should Purchase Speciality Coffee Beans Online?

Whilst, in theory, anyone can purchase speciality coffee beans online, we highly recommend it for a few specific industries. These industries typically deal with high volumes of coffee and need the quality and convenience that can only be provided by an online luxury coffee store. These industries typically include corporate offices, coffee shops, and places of hospitality and holiday – e.g., Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.


Tips For Purchasing Coffee Beans Online

If you’re new to purchasing coffee beans online and would like some guidance, by all means, reach out to us via our contact page.

  1. Select Coffee Beans Based on Your Preferences

Never shop for coffee beans online based solely on what is trending. Great coffee stands the test of time. Find what works for your customers, your colleagues, or your tastebuds.

  1. Consider Ethics, How Has The Coffee Been Sourced?

All Adina coffee is roasted at source to ensure fairer wage conditions for the Columbian growers, we are committed to fair standards throughout the supply chain. It’s imperative that coffee beans are sourced fairly and ethically. With Adina Coffee that’s guaranteed.

  1. Be Wary of Too-Good-To-Be-True Prices

If you come across deals that sound too good to be true, chances are it probably is. If in doubt, ask questions before ordering your coffee beans online.


Why Andina Coffee Beans?

At Adina Coffee, we are committed to ensuring that coffee is both enjoyed, and ethics are maintained. It’s why our luxury coffee beans are roasted at source, to ensure the best wages for our Colombian growers. We invite you to our coffee shops to sample the delicious Adina Coffee or reach out to us with any questions before you make your online purchase.

Contact Info

Andina Glasgow East End:

527 Duke Street
G31 1DL

Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Andina Glasgow West End:

1274 Argyle Street
G3  8AA

Monday to Saturday 8am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 5pm