Covid-19 Statement

Given the unprecedented situation regarding Covid-19 in the UK, Ireland and rest of the world, we wanted to keep you updated with the steps we are taking at Capitol Foods to ensure we can continue with our customer support, regular supply of products and coffee machine maintenance. Read our most recent statement below:

Could a Bean to Cup Machine be the Answer to Coffee Consistency?

There are many factors that affect the taste of our coffee from the type of bean and where it’s grown to how it’s processed and roasted. However more often than not when we receive a not-so-great tasting coffee it’s much more to do with the freshness or how it’s been made. To retain freshness, coffee... Read more »

Tesco Ireland Celebrates Smokin’ Bean

A successful whistle-stop tour of Tesco Wicklow, Gorey and Greystones saw the Smokin' Bean Airstream serve 900 coffees and hand out hundreds of coupons in a 3 day promotional campaign to raise the profile of Smokin' Bean, Tesco's  instore coffee-to-go offering. The introduction of Smokin' Bean into Tesco stores in Ireland began back in February... Read more »

Extract coffee proudly supports Fairtrade

Our Extract Coffee Beans are sourced solely from Fairtrade cooperatives which means that our coffee growers, their families and communities are able to benefit from projects funded by the Fairtrade premium. Below are a number of projects which have benefited the members of the KSU Permata Gavo Cooperative in Indonesia. Women’s empowerment programs for female... Read more »

Customer Demonstrates Resilience as Second Gym is Launched as Covid Restrictions are Relaxed

Gyms were badly hit during Covid with national lockdowns forcing months of closures.  Although devastated at having to close the doors of Boundary CrossFit Lisburn not long after launching their business, owners Stuart Briggs and Dave Adams turned the situation into a positive by diverting their energies into a new project in Belfast’s Harbour Estate.... Read more »

Smokin’ Bean Launches in Tesco Ireland stores

Tesco Ireland welcomes Smokin’ Bean coffee stations to 103 stores nationwide. The on-the-go coffee stations are currently in over 90 stores, with the remainder to be installed in the coming weeks, Smokin’ Bean is a premium, self-serve café destination dispensing barista quality in seconds from sophisticated bean-to-cup coffee machines. The coffee is served in Vegware... Read more »

Collaborating as Coffee Service Group

At the end of 2018 Capitol become part of the Coffee Service Group UK &  Ireland giving us access to 70 years of expertise and knowledge in the coffee industry and opening up access to a wider coffee service portfolio. This February, for the first time, we all travelled over to the UK mainland for... Read more »