First up, we’re pleased to report that we’ve been making steady progress dispatching Home Coffee Roasters and packs of coffee to Kickstarter backers, and it’s been rewarding to hear your... Read more
Shipments Out of Sequence
June has been a bit of a whirlwind, since starting shipments we’ve already been receiving feedback both on the Comments section of Kickstarter, via email to Sam who’s manning the... Read more
Your First Roast...
Things are coming together nicely at IKAWA HQ this week and we're on track for the first shipments next week.
In the meantime, we wanted to share this shot film... Read more
Home Coffee Roaster Backers >> Kickstarter Survey.
Thank you for your swift replies to the email we sent out last week.
We're working through your addresses and entering them into our system, to build the shipping plans... Read more
Home Coffee Roaster Backers >> Complete Your Shipping Info...
Quick note to let you know we've sent the email to backers of the Home Coffee Roaster - with and without the green coffee, inviting you to complete your shipping... Read more
Greetings, and apologies for missing the April update – we’ve been working hard get everything ready to start the first shipments in May.
Since the last update, we’ve made some... Read more
March 2017 Home Coffee Roaster Update
This is the Kickstarter update we wanted to post last month, but needed to cross a few T’s and dot some more lower-case j’s before posting it to Kickstarter.
We’re... Read more
(brief) February 2017 - Home Coffee Roaster Update
We've had a really busy month, loads of progress to report, and encouraging results from our first stages of testing.
We were hoping that by the end of this week... Read more
January 2017 - Home Coffee Roaster Update
Happy New Year to you all – if its not too late to say that?
We’ve started the year in fifth gear and have a lot to report this month... Read more
December Home Coffee Roaster Update
Season’s Greetings to you all from the team at IKAWA.
Before we shut down the office for a few days to take stock, recharge and prepare for an exciting... Read more
November Home Coffee Roaster Update
Thanks for your positive responses to our October update where we showed the first behind the scenes photos of our new workshop. We’ve made ourselves a little more at home... Read more
September and October Home Coffee Roaster Update
September’s update has pushed back to October so apologies for keeping you waiting, but we’ve had another productive month at the new IKAWA HQ.
Today’s update covers product development update,... Read more
August Home Coffee Roaster Update
Lots to talk about every month with so much going on in the office and as the team grows that continues to multiply!
Here are a few of the biggest... Read more
July Home Coffee Roaster Update
A relatively brief update for July as things have progressed reasonably well, although the August update will be important as we'll have the learnings from our pre-production prototype testing by... Read more
June Home Roaster Update
A brief June update from us following the extensive update we posted at the end of April…
First up, a massive thank you to all our backers who sent us... Read more
April Home Roaster Update
This month’s update is longer than usual – apologies in advance for that, but we want to give a full update of how far we’ve got developing the Home Roaster,... Read more
February and March Home Roaster Update
We’re already in March and owe you a progress update.
It’s been another busy month for us but we are pleased to say that this morning we successfully completed... Read more
January Home Roaster Update
A belated Happy New Year to all our backers!
Since Christmas, we have been able to assemble the ‘final’ prototype we referred to in December, using the new outer case... Read more
December Home Roaster Update
Seasons Greetings to you all!
We’ve been holding off our December update as long as possible as we’ve been receiving new components for the latest prototype and wanted to be... Read more
November Home Roaster Update
As promised in October, we are now going to give monthly updates on our progress towards producing our first ever batch of Home Coffee Roasters, and sending them out to... Read more
October Home Roaster update
Greetings Kickstarter Backers,
It’s about time we shared an update with you on our progress working to deliver your IKAWA Home Coffee Roasters. It’s been great to see so many... Read more
August Update - all systems go!
Following the epic Kickstarter Campaign, our “project” to deliver the Home Roaster is well under way!
Top line update – lots of early mornings and late nights, but things are... Read more
Just a short update on completion of our Kickstarter project – a MASSIVE THANK YOU to all our backers!
What an amazing 31 days this project has been – it’s... Read more
Stretch Goal 3 – Updated!
Quick update on Stretch Goals...
We were delighted to reach our Stretch Goal 1 already and are within touching distance of the £150K Stretch Goal at which point we will... Read more
Less than 1 week to go!
The first 3 weeks of our Kickstarter campaign have been really exciting and extremely busy - we've loved hearing all your questions which have revealed more about how you are... Read more
We're delighted to meet our initial Kickstarter goal and want to give something back through our stretch goals.
We wanted to create stretch goals that improve the experience of our... Read more
Get and Give - New Rewards Added
Over the first 10 days of our Kickstarter campaign we have had feedback from a few backers that they love our Home Roasters, but would also like to be able... Read more
A BIG Thank You!
At 10.53 this morning we had the exciting news that our project has past our funding goal!
This is really exciting, and means our first ever production of the IKAWA... Read more
Andrew was featured in The Times business section today. Great article talking about some of the story behind the IKAWA business and values.
If you're not able to run to... Read more
Still buzzing from London Coffee Festival
We launched our Kickstarter campaign to coincide with London Coffee Festival so we could actually show people our working prototype so they could see, smell and hear the coffee roasting... Read more
What an exciting few days!
Just a brief note from all at IKAWA to thank everyone who’s backed our project so far – it’s an amazing feeling.
Thanks to everyone for all your questions and... Read more