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Roasting Coffee

Source: The Illustrated London News, July 29, 1848

New Patent for ROASTING COFFEE, effected by rapid currents of hot air. The true flavour of the Coffee can only be obtained by this method. France, for famous Coffee, is now eclipsed by England. Sold in the berry, at 1s 2d, 1s 4d, 1s 6d, and 1s 8d per lb, or ground and packed whilst hot in tin canisters, perfectly air-tight, and warranted to preserve the strength and aroma for months. 2lb tins of ground Coffee, 2s 6d, 3s 0d, and 3s 6d each; 10lbs carriage free to all parts of the kingdom.—Alexander Braden, Tea Merchant, 13, High-street, Islington, London.