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The Insomnia Way
The Insomnia Way
We’re genuine and fun lovin’ with a fresh approach to enjoying the little moments in life.
Our strength lies not only in the quality of the coffee and food we serve, but also in the experience our customers have with us when they visit. We are a destination for everyone who loves great coffee and we live to make every visit to our stores a fun one.
We promise that you will get the best cup of coffee every single time you visit. To deliver on this, quality is at the core of our philosophy - from the Fairtrade coffee we serve, to the handcrafted technique we use to make every single cup. The food you enjoy in Insomnia has also been specially selected from local producers. So you can enjoy the same level of quality, no matter what.
Change is good and we like to see the word ‘new’ in our stores regularly. Whether that’s new flavours, new technologies or new stores, we are always looking for new ways to surprise and delight. We have an appetite for innovation and are always seeking new opportunities and ways of doing things differently.
When you pop in for your morning coffee or your afternoon pick me up, we want you to feel at home.
Our team are always on hand to make your day better – whether that’s remembering your daily order, or getting your lunch order ready quickly on a busy day. If there is something you’re not happy with – tell us!
Our world is better when our customers are happy ones!
Insomnia Fairtrade Projects
Insomnia Fairtrade Projects
Insomnia Fairtrade Community Projects
In 2021 we're celebrating 15 years of having 100% Fairtrade Coffee!
Our Community Projects
Every year, since 2009, we have taken part in Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold is donated to our nominated Insomnia Community projects. Thus far, we have raised over £147,787 for these nominated community projects.
One of our biggest projects, which started back in February 2014, raising over £31,916, saw the construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary for the Hekima Girls School in Bukoba, Tanzania, where malaria is a big issue. The objective for this project was to take care of student’s health, ease the school nurses burden of commuting to and from hospitals, while also greatly reduce involving healthy students in nursing the sick and therefore ultimately promote students’ academic performance. Construction of the infirmary was completed late 2016, which you can read about below.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2021
During this years’ Fairtrade Fortnight we’ll supporting the producers of our Voyager Coffee – The COCAFCAL Co-op in Honduras. This year we raised an incredible £17,469 which will go directly to our nominated project in the COCAFCAL Co-op to promote leadership and Youth entrepreneurship.
- Providing accredited diploma programmes in leadership and business management.
- Training future coffee producers of the cooperative and successful entrepreneurs.
- Supporting the development and sustainable growth of small enterprises in the community.
The Cooperativa Cafetalera Capucas Limitada, commonly known as COCAFCAL or simply, Capucas, was founded by Omar Rodríguez Interiano in 1999 in Las Capucas, western Honduras.
Once an established coffee producer, Rodríguez decided to share his knowledge with other coffee growers in the region, forming the cooperative.
Today, the organization is made up of 359 small-scale coffee producers, of which 18% are women.
Widely known in the coffee industry, COCAFCAL works to promote sustainable development and support the local economy. As a part of their mission, the organization aims to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life in rural communities throughout the region.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2020
In 2020, we raised an amazing £22,000 during Fairtrade Fortnight, all funds raised went directly to the ACODIHUE (Asociacion de Cooperacion al Desarrollo Integral de Huehuetenango) Cooperative in Guatemala with the aim of Empowering and Advancing Women within the Coffee Industry.
- Financial independence for the women of the ACODIHUE cooperative in Guatemala
- Technical training to ensure higher levels of productivity on the farms
- Improved management processes for coffee cultivation
ACODIHUE was founded in 1996 in the city of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. The mission of ACODIHUE is to contribute to the sustainable social economic development of partner organisations and the local population through the provision of services, the promotion of value chains and entrepreneurship. It was one of the first organisations to promote coffee grown by its members under the label of “Café a Manos de Mujer” (“Coffee Made by Women”). The initiative has been successful and the coffee of ACODIHUE is already recognised in the international market. However, the women now want to use better production in the planting of the crop to increase productivity without jeopardising the quality of the coffee produced.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2019
In 2009, we worked directly with the producers of our hugely popular Voyager Coffee, the Manizales Coffee Cooperative. 5 cents was donated from every Hot Beverage sold during Fairtrade Fortnight, February 25th to March 10th 2019. The total amount raised was £18,747.
- Provide eco-efficient cookers and kitchens to families and improve coffee quality conditions at farm level.
- Improve health and living conditions of cooperative members and their families
- Aid environmental protection; resulting in a reduction in the demand for wood to a sustainable level
- Empower women at farm level
Manizales Coffee Cooperative
The cooperative produce our Voyager Medium Roast which provides a sweeter taste, it is balanced with both acidity and sugar and has notes of dark chocolate, malt, red fruit and a little squeeze of grapefruit. We recommend that it is served as a Flat White or tall sized coffee.
The Manizales Coffee Growers' Cooperative was founded on 22 August 1960 with the aim of providing coffee producers fair prices, cash payment and fair weight when buying and selling coffee. Today, with 59 years of experience, the cooperative ensures the collective interests of its members by providing commercial and social programmes and services to improve the quality of life of farmers and their families. The social programmes include pensions, an education programme, health services and funeral grants.
Fairtrade Fornight 2018
In 2018, we raised £13,210 which went directly to our nominated project of the ASOBAGRI Coffee Cooperative, in Guatemala, with the aim to empower Women within the coffee industry in Latin America.
- Improve market access for coffee produced by the female members of the ASOBAGRI Coffee Cooperative
- Promote the participation of women in the cooperative activities
- Develop a coffee retail outlet for ASOBAGRI
- Brand identity development for two coffee profiles produced by women
ASOBAGRI Coffee Cooperative
ASOBAGRI has 278 indigenous women members involved in the production of Fairtrade coffee. The cooperative has been prioritising the inclusion of Women in the association governing bodies and in the decision-making processes, to rule out decisions in favour of gender equality in local organizations like municipalities, associations, financial and companies in Guatemala.
Women in ASOBAGRI have a certification for the coffee they produced - “Coffee in Women’s hands”, which allows them to sell in special market niches. This is an achievement for ASOBAGRI and for the women who have been fighting discrimination and impartiality in Guatemala.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2017
With the completion of the Infirmary in Hekima girls school, Insomnia have moved quick to select our latest Fairtrade Community Project. The £12,456 raised through Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 went directly to the ACPC Pichanaki Coffee Cooperative (CAC PICHANAKI ACPC), in Peru.
The project aims to raise funds towards the construction of a Youth Centre for young members and the children of members and workers involved in production of Fairtrade certified coffee in Peru.
- Have a local centre which will facilitate the training of young coffee growers in the Junin region, with a view to including youth in the coffee business
- Develop events, courses in technical training and business management for young members of the coffee organisations, including women.
- Develop cultural events for youth
ACPC Pichanaki Agrarian Coffee Cooperative
ACPC Pichanaki Agrarian Coffee Cooperative is an organisation of 302 coffee producers (64 women and 238 men). Founded 15 years ago, it became Fairtrade certified in 2009 and now sells its coffee to Canada, the US and throughout Europe, continually improving its quality and sustainability. As part of its effort to ensure its future, the cooperative believes that it is essential to involve its young members and the children of its members, encouraging their commitment to the organisation. To this end, it is keen to build a training centre to improve and professionalise the training of its members in tasks such as pruning, seed management, pest and disease assessment, waste water management, quality control, coffee roasting, barista training and business management.
The immediate beneficiaries will be 100 young coffee farmers and children of members and workers in ACPC Pichanaki coffee cooperative and 10 other small coffee cooperatives in the Junin region.
By working with Fairtarde Co-ops we ensure that farmers receive an agreed standard price as well as a premium which can be used for business and community development, thus protecting the land they farm for future generations.
We feel our involvement shouldn’t stop there, developing the lives of these communities so that they can sustain future growth is part and parcel of what we believe in and what we feel is right, this is why we take part in Fairtrade Fortnight each year, raising funds for designated Insomnia Fairtrade projects.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2014-2016
The funds raised during Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 - 2016, have gone directly to the construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary for the Hekima Girls School in Bukoba, Tanzania, our nominated Fairtrade project.
The project, which started back in February 2014, and raised over £31,916 thus far, aims to effectively take care of students health, ease the school nurses burden of commuting to and from hospitals, while also greatly reduce involving healthy students in nursing the sick and therefore ultimately promote students’ academic performance.
Hekima Girls School Background
The Hekima Girls School is located in the rural village Kashozi, 7 miles North-West of Bukoba town.
The school was primarily set-up to rescue young women by providing them with quality education especially those from poor economic backgrounds who would otherwise be faced with hostile cultural, economic, academic and social injustices.
One of the most pressing challenges is looking after students health, on average, 20 students are treated for Malaria each week, needing bed rest of 2 to 3 days.
The new Infirmary can house 10 students, 1 nurse’s bedroom, a small simple kitchen and dining room, a pharmacy, a laboratory and examination room.
The infirmary helps combat Malaria and other diseases, minimize the possibility of students being infected with other illnesses by patients outside the school and providing the school nurse ample time and space to take care of all the sick students so healthy students can concentrate on their studies.
This project would not have been possible without the continuous help and support of our customers.
The Funds raised during Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 were used to successfully complete the final stages of this project, a project which began back in January 2014;
January 2014: Project Gets the Green Light
Construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary at the Hekima Girls School in Bukoba, Tanzania gets all the green light - and the project is underway.
February 2014: Fairtrade Fortnight raises £9,999
November 2014: Site Works & Setting Up
Contractors arrive to begin the initial stages of the build, these include; clearing the site, setting out the building and establishing a datum level.
December 2014: Rain, Rain Go Away - Bad Weather puts a Halt on Proceedings
Preparations and construction works were delayed due to unexpected rains throughout the month of December.
January 2015: Ground Breaking
Foundation construction work begins, with the trench being dug out and some of the basic local and industrial supplies being purchased and transported to the site.
February 2015: Fairtrade Fortnight Raises £10,328
The construction of the Infirmary and Dispensary at the Hekima Girls School continued as Insomnia’s Fairtrade Project for the 2nd year in 2015, with 5 pence from every Fairtrade Beverage sold being donated towards its completion.
March 2015: We’ve Got Mail
Sr. Esther, Headmistress at the Hekima Girls School provides an update for us:
“We continue to thank Insomnia Coffee Company and all friends form Fairtrade Ireland. We are proceeding well with the infirmary project at the Hekima Girls Secondary School”
The foundation excavation, concrete, wall, beam and backfilling are all nearing completion.
June 2015: Taking Shape
Through the donations raised during Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 the whole superstructure, including the walls, upper ring beam and roofing have all been completed and the building is starting to take shape.
July 2015: Raising the Roof
Finishing work had started in early July 2015 with floor concrete already laid; and plastering and ceiling work ongoing.
September 2015: Happy Farmers, Happy Customers, Happy Planet
We receive a message from Export Manager of Kagera Cooperative Union, John Kanjagaile
“May I please say thanks to Insomnia Coffee Company for the great assistance rendered towards construction of the Infirmary/Dispensary at Hekima Girls Secondary School.”
“We promise to continue sending the Fairtrade coffees and to ensure that the Fairtrade idea, which started as a small stream, continues growing into a very big Fairtrade river.”
January 2016: Into the Home Stretch Now!
The build is complete and the Infirmary will start to provide medical services to students in the coming weeks once pupils return from their Christmas break.
The majority of equipment has been purchased and assembled. Sr. Esther believes that the Dispensary will serve many people and support health in the area for years to come.
February 2016 – Fairtrade Fortnight Raised £11,591
Throughout Fairtrade Fortnight 2016, 5 pence from every Fairtrade Beverage sold was donated to the Hekima Girls School, ensuring the newly built Infirmary and Dispensary had all the required equipment (medical supplies, blankets and bed sheets) needed to achieve its objective, which is to effectively take care of student’s health.
Check out the video below to see the final build!
The Insomnia Coffee Story
The Insomnia Coffee Story Our Story
We truly believe in great coffee and our promise is to deliver the best cup of coffee to each customer every single time they visit. We're passionate about every detail, from our specially selected Fairtrade beans to our skilfully trained baristas to our dedication in doing our bit to helping the environment. This is our story.
The Insomnia Blend
We launched our 100% Fairtrade coffee in 2006. We have travelled far and wide to meet the co-ops and farmers who grow our coffee. For us it’s essential to know our farmers, for them to know us and to create a long lasting relationship together.
The Insomnia Blend is a unique recipe, blended just for us, and the speciality grade beans are sourced from Colombia, Tanzania, Peru and Sumatra. Our coffee beans are roasted for us weekly.
- Colombian Bean: Medium body, subtle citric top notes, clean finish.
- Tanzanian Bean: Big body, chocolate malt & nutty notes, lasting finish.
- Peruvian Bean: Medium body, chocolate notes with hint of apple acidity, long & rich finish.
- Sumatran Bean: Creamy body, toasted sugar & smoky chocolate notes
Our unique blend of Fairtrade premium coffee beans is specially roasted for us weekly. The shorter the time between roasting and serving, the fresher, smoother and fuller flavoured the taste.
Tasting Note: “Syrupy, smooth body with liquorice note and aromas of cherry. Through milk notes of cocoa powder with a clean, round creamy finish.”
The Perfect Extraction for Espresso, the base for most of our coffees: 14 grams of Coffee, 25 seconds, 95°C and 50ml of specially filtered water.
Our promise is that you will get the best cup of coffee, in whichever format you choose, every time you visit our stores. To keep this promise, we have our baristas – who go through three levels of training. There is 50 hours of barista training behind every cup of coffee we serve. Quality and customer service are key elements to our philosophy, and each one of our baristas deliver this with their skill, personality and passion for coffee.
Our brilliantly trained baristas and engineers are the geniuses behind our coffee; it’s their continuous inspections of the coffee machine, temperature, crema, colour and taste, which always delivers the best cup of coffee.
Fairtrade is a global movement that seeks to make trade fairer through connecting small farmers and consumers. When companies sell on Fairtrade terms, they act as a link between two ends of the value chain. Thus helping producers in developing countries receive a better price for their products by requiring companies to pay sustainable prices, which cannot fall lower than market price.
Insomnia Coffee Company has been Fairtrade certified since 2006 and has served 100% Fairtrade certified coffee since then. Each year we sell over 30 million Fairtrade cups of coffee. With the steady and fair businss generated by Insomnia, farmers and works, from who we source our products, are enabled to improve their working and living coniditions. Moreover, Fairtrade encourages enviornmental protection. Fairtrade standards help small farmers make environmental protection an integral part of their farm management, including reducing pollution, limiting the use of harmful chemicals and finding organic alternatives.
Click HERE for more on our Fairtrade projects.
Insomnia Coffee Company believe businesses can – and should – have a positive impact on the communities they serve. We’ve been committed to being responsible and doing things which are good for the planet and each other ever since we opened our first store in 1997.
It’s a big challenge, but we’re making progress to reduce the impact of waste in our stores.
We encourage our customers to pick up an Insomnia KeepCup, these reusable takeaway cups come in 12oz or 16oz sizes and when you bring yours into any of our participating stores, you will be rewarded with 20 extra ‘Beans’ to your Insomnia Treats account and when you make your first purchase of an Insomnia Keep Cup we offer you one Free Coffee! This we hope will incentivise our customers to re-use their KeepCups, thus saving on the amount of disposable takeaway cups used.
Did you know you can pick up bags of used coffee grounds at your local Insomnia? Well now you do!
Using coffee grounds on plants and in gardens is sustainable and beneficial. There are three ways you can use coffee grounds on your plants: as fertilizer, for composting and to control pests. Another great benefit is that the grounds are not added into landfill, so we achieve two benefits with one single action: helping you nurture your soil and protecting our environment.
It’s great to know that our grounds can be put to such good use after you enjoyed your favourite coffee and we are happy to supply them to our customers for their gardening. Pick up a free coffee ground bag in any of our stores. Another great benefit is that the grounds are not added into landfill. So we achieve two benefits with one single action: helping you nurture your soil and protecting our environment.
The ability to recycle paper cups, whether at home, at work, in public spaces or in our stores, is dependent upon several factors, including local recycling policy and access to recycling facilities such as paper mills and plastic processors. Along with others in the industry, we’re working on a solution to the challenges of paper cup waste.
High volumes of Insomnia Coffee cups are collected by waste recovery operators. As the plastic cups comprise of composite materials, they cannot be easily recycled. However, these cups are recovered and are not sent to landfill, but are sent for waste to energy.
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Fairtrade Fairtrade certified since 2006
What is Fairtrade?
Fairtrade is an alternative approach to conventional trade and is based on a partnership between some of the most disadvantaged farmers and workers in the developing world and the people who buy their products. It is designed to help producers in developing countries receive a better price for their products by requiring companies to pay sustainable prices, which cannot fall lower than market price.
Fairtrade Minimum Price
For most Fairtrade products there is a minimum price that will cover the cost of sustainable production. If the market price rises above the minimum price set, famers and workers will receive the market price. FLO-Cert regularly check and audit companies to ensure that farmers and cooperatives receive the correct payment. In addition to the minimum Fairtrade price, workers and farmers also receive a Fairtrade premium, this goes towards a community or cooperative fund to improve social, economic and environmental conditions.
What does the Fairtrade Mark Mean?
The Fairtrade Mark is a registered certification label for products sourced from producers in developing countries. It means that the product was produced according to international Fairtrade standards and the products are socially and economically fair and environmentally responsible. Key standards include the payment of a minimum price and a premium. Insomnia has been Fairtrade Certified since 2006.
Fairtrade is a global movement that seeks to make trade fairer through connecting small farmers and consumers. When companies sell on Fairtrade terms, they act as a link between two ends of the value chain.
Each year we sell over 18 million Fairtrade cups of coffee. With the steady and fair business generated by Insomnia, farmers and workers, from who we source our products, are enabled to improve their working and living conditions. Moreover, Fairtrade encourages environmental protection. Fairtrade standards help small farmers make environmental protection an integral part of their farm management, including reducing pollution, limiting the use of harmful chemicals and finding organic alternatives.
Our coffee is a balanced blend sourced from Colombia, Sumatra, Peru and Tanzania. Each time you enjoy your coffee you are helping to make poverty history for many people in these countries. Fairtrade certification means that co-operatives get a fair price for their beans, thus allowing them to invest in better salaries, equipment and social projects. Farmers are guaranteed to receive at least the Fairtrade Price for their coffee which aims to cover their costs of production and act as a safety net when market prices fall below a sustainable level. This Minimum Price also rises with world market prices.
Every year, since 2009, we have taken part in Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold is donated to our nominated Insomnia Community projects. Thus far, we have raised over £147,787 for these nominated community projects.
In 2021, during Fairtrade Fortnight, we raised an extraordinary £17,469 which will go directly to our nominated project in the COCAFCAL Co-op to promote leadership and Youth entrepreneurship.
Want to learn more about our Insomnia Fairtrade Community Project click here
Thank you, we cannot do it without you!
Here at Insomnia, we care about sustainability. The social and ecological impacts of our daily business can be extensive. We are aware of this and put every effort towards acting sustainably. For the past few years we’ve been trying to achieve this by:
- Serving 100% Fairtrade Coffee
- Creating Fairtrade Community Projects since 2006
- Rewarding customers for using any reusable cup in our stores
- Giving away our coffee grounds for customers to reuse for gardening
- Improving environmental sustainability
- Ensuring our stores are improving their energy efficiency with energy reducing lightbulbs, fridges and dishwashers
Coffee & Tea – Fairtrade Certified
Our coffee tastes great (even if we say so ourselves). And isn’t it satisfying to know that it also helps to sustain communities around the globe? Our signature dark roast coffee blend comes from four communities in Colombia, Sumatra, Peru and Tanzania and our Voyager coffee is a dual-origin which comes from Guatemala and Brazil
More on our Voyager blend HERE.
We launched our 100% Fairtrade certified coffee and tea in 2006. Over the course of a year we sell over 30 million Fairtrade cups of coffee. With the steady and fair business generated by Insomnia, the communities we work with can build educational and medical facilities, improve water and electrical supply and facilitate living conditions.
Our tea is also certified by the Rainforest Alliance, meaning we ensure that the tea we serve is produced in environmentally friendly and socially responsible ways, and that workers receive good wages, have proper living conditions, and access to education and health care. To find out more about our tea and coffee Fairtrade projects click HERE.
MISSION COMPOSTABLE 2020
Join us on #MISSIONCOMPOSTABLE as we take our next steps towards a more environmentally friendly future. Eliminating all single use plastics from our stores is the ultimate aim to meet our sustainability goals and to reduce our impact on the environment.
Our Voyager coffee cups were the very first compostable cup introduced in Insomnia stores and an exciting first step towards Mission Compostable! The goal of Mission Compostable? To divert 15 million takeaway coffee cups & 20 million single use items including plastic straws, plastic cups & plastic cutlery from landfill.
Goals we've met so far:
- All Insomnia hot beverage takeaway cups are now 100% compostable & 100% biodegradable (yay!)
- Recyclable packaging for our sandwiches
- Segregated bins in store with instructions on how to dispose of waste correctly
- Paper straws have replaced plastic straws
- Introduced glass tumblers for sit-in Iced Drinks instead of plastic
- Reusable water glasses have replaced plastic ones
- Replaced single use cutlery with stainless steel and compostable alternatives
Our compostable cups are made from plant-based materials. The Paperboard is sourced only from FSC or PEFC certified, sustainably managed forests. There is a plant-based PLA (PolyLactic Acid) cornstarch coating inside the cups as a moisture barrier to prevent your cup from leaking.
Our compostable cups are fully certified in accordance with EN13432 Standards, meaning that they are guaranteed to break down into nutrient-rich soil within 8-12 weeks when commercially composted. The Seedling logo is a registered trademark owned by European Bioplastics. It proves that a product is certified industrially compostable according to the European standard EN 13432., the product will fully biodegrade in an industrial composting plant under controlled conditions such as temperature, moisture and time frame – leaving nothing behind but water, biomass and CO2.
You will find the FSC and Seedling logos on all of our compostable cups.
When disposing of our compostable cups we recommend you put them in a compost bin or your brown bin at home. The lids are recycable and can be put in the the recyclable green bin at home. The compost can be used to grow more plants, creating a closed loop cycle.
We have introduced paper straws in all of our stores, from June 2018 we have been completely free of plastic straws!! Paper straws are so much better for the environment as they will biodegrade quickly and don’t need to be disposed of in a commercial composting centre. It’s another win for the turtles!
Eliminating Single Use Plastics
Insomnia’s number one goal on our mission to sustainability is to eliminate all single use plastics from all of our stores. While most of the plastics we currently use are recyclable we know we can do our part for the environment by replacing recyclable plastics with compostable alternatives where possible.
In the summer of 2018 we began trialling the use of glass tumblers for iced drinks consumed in store, in order to reduce the amount of recyclable plastic being used. So far this has been a great success and we've continued to add more glassware to stores for our customers who are enjoying a sit-in iced coffee or ICECAP.
KEEPCUPS & REUSABLE CUPS – REDUCE & REUSE
Insomnia’s takeaway drinks are even better when served in a reusable cup, which is why in 2012 we brought in our own KeepCups. By bringing your KeepCup, or any other reusable cup, into Insomnia you are helping to reduce the amount of disposable cups going to the waste and composting facilities. As a reward we will give you back 20 extra beans on your Insomnia Treats account every time you bring your Insomnia KeepCup or any other reusable cup into participating Insomnia high street stores, and as a bonus, when you first purchase an Insomnia KeepCup we will you give you one Free Coffee! You can purchase a 12oz or 16oz Insomnia KeepCup in any participating Insomnia Stores.
COFFEE GROUNDS – REUSABLE WASTE
In our daily business we handle pounds and pounds of coffee. After our delicious coffees have been brewed, we repack the coffee grounds and offer them to our customers for free. The advantages the used grounds hold for the environment are countless and another great benefit is that the grounds are not added into landfill. Using coffee grounds on plants and gardens is sustainable and beneficial. There are three ways to use coffee grounds on your plants: for composting, as fertilizer and to control pests.
You can also reuse coffee grounds for beauty products such as coffee body scrubs and rejuvenating face masks. Make a coffee candle, use the grounds to make a wood stain or even to make coffee seasoning. It’s great to know that our grounds can be put to such good use after you enjoyed your favourite coffee and we are happy to supply them to our customers. Pick up a FREE coffee ground bag in any of our stores.
We’re very conscious of the impact of energy usage within our stores and are proactively trying to reduce the amount of electricity wasted. Measures we have taken to reduce electricity wastage include:
- LED lighting
- Low energy fridges
- Ovens turned off when not in use
- Dishwashers – lower water consumption per cycle
Company History Our Coffee
We have grown from a single location in a small bookstore in 1997 to an estate of over 170 outlets, including owned stores and franchises, through partnerships with SPAR and EUROSPAR in addition to other retailers such as Primark, Compass Catering, Maxol, Eason, Fresh, Meadows & Byrne, and Heatons.
In addition, the company has over 400 self-service units across the UK and Ireland.
Insomnia also has a partnership with leading retail business, Primark. To date, Insomnia has opened in several Primark stores in the UK including Primark in Bromley, Reading and Oxford Street.
We have one simple philosophy; that you get the best cup of coffee, in whichever format you choose, every time you visit our stores. Quality and Innovation are at the core of this philosophy. From the Fairtrade coffee we serve, to the handcrafted technique we use to make every single cup. Change is good and we like to see the word 'new' in our stores regularly. We have an appetite for innovation, whether that's new flavours, new technologies or new stores, we are always looking for new ways to surprise and delight.