Coffee sourcing, roasting and packing specialist, Lincoln & York, surprised staff recently with a visit from TV star and famous food critic, Gregg Wallace.
The visit was part of filming for season three of BBC1 food show ‘Eat Well For Less’ which aired on Monday 22nd August.
The prime-time TV programme features families who need help to lower the price and improve the quality of their weekly food shop. Within each episode, the hosts explore a different UK food and drink manufacturer to discover the provenance behind some household favourites.
Gregg Wallace visited the Lincoln & York roastery to learn more about the journey of the coffee bean. The company’s Q Grader Rebekah showed Gregg around, taking him through the process of sourcing, roasting, packing, brewing and tasting coffee. Gregg was blown away by the tour, claiming it was one of the most fascinating of his career.
Gina Reay, Marketing & Communications Officer at Lincoln & York said:
It was a great honour for Lincoln & York to be invited to feature in the BBC1 show, not only to have Gregg Wallace and the crew on-site but to play a part in educating the coffee-loving public on where coffee comes from. Gregg’s eyes were well and truly opened to the skill, care and attention to detail involved in roasting coffee and we hope the British public’s were as well.
Episode five is still available to watch on iPlayer, search ‘Eat Well for Less’ or visit www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07r1qgg/eat-well-for-less-series-3-5-the-hoyland-family