The Alpine Coffee Shop: A palm oil-free café at the heart of Snowdonia National Park

Thanks for sharing.

Life & Soul Magazine

The Alpine Coffee Shop, situated at the heart of Snowdonia National Park, is magical and unique for a variety of reasons. It is housed in a complex of Gothic-style stone buildings, which make up the Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, in a quaint village that provides a hospitable entrance to holidaymakers to North Wales’ mountainous and rolling hills region.

This quaint cafe, with its welcoming aromas of locally roasted fresh coffee, is also palm oil-free. One of few cafes to be completely palm oil-free in Wales and the UK even.

All the food sold alongside The Alpine Coffee Shop’s award-winning coffee and loose teas is homemade, free-range and palm oil-free.

Palm oil is a type of edible vegetable oil derived from the oil palm tree. It is literally everywhere – in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. The impact of palm oil production, which is often unsustainable, include the displacement of indigenous…

View original post 654 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.