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Union Organic Natural Spirit Ground Espresso 227g

3.5 out of 5 (4)

2 out of 4 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Organic Suitable for freezing


Price per 100g: £2.09


Product Description

Strength rating 5 - Strong             

Rich and powerful, a cup of choice if you enjoy a full bodied coffee. We’ve blended the sweet citrus highlights of Mexico, with the floral notes of Ethiopia and underscored with caramel finish of Peru for this beautifully balanced union.

Product Information



Union Hand-Roasted


Once opened, store in an airtight container ideally use within 2 days.


Use around 7-12g per espresso shot - depending on personal taste preference. Watch the extraction - it should take a moment or two after pressing the button for the flow to start. Flow should be slow and steady - not a drip-drip, and a full shot should take between 18 and 25 seconds to pour adjust one fluid ounce (about 28ml). 

The flow should look like honey from a spoon. Stop the extraction when you get the required volume or just as you start to see a blonding in the crema. 

If the flow was too fast (espresso tastes thin and sharp) grind finer, or coarser. If the time was too long or the shot tasted bitter or harsh.

 You can also experiment with the fill and tamp pressure - all of these aspects will affect the flavour of the coffee significantly.

Make sure your coffee maker is clean as coffee oil build-up will taste stale.

Country of Origin

Peru, Mexico, Ethiopia

Country of Packing



Union Hand-Roasted Coffee,
The Roastery,
7a South Crescent,
E16 4TL
0207 474 8990

Package Type

Cardboard Box

Recycling Information

Cardboard box recyclable

Other Information

Union roast and ground coffees are created with incredible attention to detail. We believe passionately in sourcing only coffees of premium quality. Our community of like-minded individuals are chosen carefully and work hand-in-hand with us, matching their coffee farming skills with our expertise of small batch, artisan coffee roasting.

We use this 'recipe' to craft distinct, flavourful coffees of premium quality reflecting the personalities of their origin. This is in tandem with caring for those communities, who are as much an important part of the union as those who serve and enjoy high quality, great tasting coffee in their lives.

So for the most exceptional cup of coffee, follow our barista tips on the side of pack and become a part of our union of coffee lovers.



Allergy Advice: For allergens see highlighted ingredients

100% Arabica

Espresso coffee, ground coffee, roasted

Dietary Information

Suitable for vegetarians


Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5

4 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.5

2 out of 4 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

2 of 3 found this review helpful.

Too fine

The flavour is fine in this coffee, WHEN I can get it to filter through. I've had to put an empty tea bag in the coffee holder to get it to filter through or else it just gets compacted so hard nothing goes through. I think the previous reviewer and I are having the same issue but it's too FINE of a ground which compacts it and makes it unable to filter. You can get it to work with the tea bag, but I also found since it's ground so finely I went through a bag of it very quickly.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

love the taste

I just love the taste of this coffee. I usually buy one of the other Union ones but tried this as it was on offer, and I really look forward to drinking it! It is a very fine mill. I don't have a machine but an individual filter that sits on top of my mug, and I've had no problems with it in that.

Rating: 2 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

too coarse a ground

the taste is fine ..when you can get any water to pass through the coffee. My machine really struggles with this one. Instead, buy the union revolution blend, it's quite exceptional!

Rating: 4 star out of 5

4 of 4 found this review helpful.

Lovely taste, but a very fine mill

We tried this in our espresso machine and it tastes lovely with a great crema but do not press it down firmly or no water can get through it at all!

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