Cover Story: Smart coffee

Karl Purdy, proprietor of the Coffee Angel chain, told Connected how IT is making coffee taste better.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
4th May, 2014
Karl Purdy, proprietor of the Coffee Angel chain.

Set up in 2004, Coffee Angel has two stores and two mobile units in Dublin. Karl Purdy set up the business having got his start in the coffee business in Belfast back in 1997. The fundamentals in making good coffee haven't changed much since then, but there are subtle touches that are making a massive difference.

''In terms of fundamentals, the equipment is very similar, it hasn't evolved that much. There is technology that has gone into...

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