Foundation An icon for our foundation genre coffee.


The coffees curated in the foundation genre are balanced and clean. They will be complex with low bitterness and a pleasing acidity. Flavor like this can only be achieved by growing the right coffee in the right place and paying meticulous attention to detail during the harvesting process.

Foundation Capsules

We're currently low on stock for these capsules, but we're expecting more soon. If you choose to order them, please anticipate a slight delay in shipping your order. Sorry! We don't have enough capsules in stock to fulfill that quantity. Register to be notified when these capsules are available again.

Calendar icon

How this works

As the harvesting seasons change, so do the coffees in each Genre. We celebrate this seasonality by showcasing a variety of coffees in our capsules throughout the year.

Postage icon


Choose between standard and our fast, tracked shipping. All orders will have shipping calculated at checkout.

Capsule An icon showing a coffee capsule.

Get the best out of your capsules

Learn more
Short Capsule

Short capsules

An intense espresso beverage — bright and complex with a full-bodied intensity. Recommended shot weight 25g.

Long Capsule

Long capsules

A filter-style shot — elegant and light, showcasing a coffee’s delicate characteristics. Recommended shot weight 80g.

Our aluminium capsules are Nespresso® compatible and fully-recyclable.

Current foundation genre capsules We currently have a different coffee for each foundation capsule type.

Short Capsule Short

Ibrahim Hussein, Ethiopia

A versatile, vibrant coffee from the farm of Ibrahim Hussein, we now present this 74110 and 74165 variety lot in our short capsules, showcasing its incredible flavours as an espresso-style beverage.

A hub for support and crop education for the area, over 300 small farms in the Limu Kossa district of Ethiopia have selected cherries processed and dried at Ibrahim’s central farm.

In the cup expect notes of lime, cashew and caramel.

Long Capsule Long

Oso Microlot, Peru

Grown inside a protected natural eco-system, with famers focusing on organic, sustainable harvesting techniques to protect the vast array of wildlife that inhabits the farmland, the Oso Microlot is an incredible example of this origin’s forward thinking producers.

This fully-washed lot from Peru’s Cajamarca region makes a stunning longer cup, deep and sweet, we’re tasting notes of blackberry, orange and cocoa.

Try Foundation

Balanced, clean and complex — the building blocks of speciality coffee. Experience the Foundation Genre with 20 of our all-new aluminium capsules.


Find out more