We live and breathe coffee at Machina. Since our inception, we have worked with a goal in mind of roasting our own coffee. In August 2016, we realised that goal, setting up our in-house roastery in Edinburgh, Scotland.
To add to the knowledge and expertise of Machina founder, Steve Glencross, we brought on board coffee roaster Mark Williamson (previously of The BARN - Berlin and Brew Lab, Edinburgh) and quality assurance expert, Emiliya Yordanova (previously of Brew Lab, Edinburgh), to create espresso and filter coffees of the highest quality.
Sourcing green beans from some of the best coffee importers from around the world, we carefully select beans based on their flavour and quality, ensuring that the beans are both sustainably grown and have a traceable origin.
Primarily roasting for our two cafes in Edinburgh, we’ve ensured a constant feedback loop between our cafes and the roastery. Our experienced baristas track the quality of our coffees on a daily basis, feeding back specific information on how each batch of coffee is performing. This allows us to create a constant push for higher quality coffees, adjusting and fine tuning our roasting to create a consistently better cup of coffee for all of our customers.
We work with partners to help them to create an outstanding experience for their customers. We do this by providing training, support and guidance on all aspects of coffee preparation. If you have an existing business or are starting a new venture, we'd love to hear from you.
Where to find our coffees
You can try our coffees in both our Edinburgh cafes. If you're looking for coffee to make at home, we stock our range of beans in 250g bags. After ground coffee? Just ask our baristas to do it for you.