Barista Life

Exploring life and work in coffee

Baristas everywhere love coffee

United Baristas is a community of people who love coffee

Barista Life explores the diversity of experience across the coffee industry, from growers to brokers, roasters to drinkers.

Life and work in coffee

Working in the coffee industry has many opportunities as well as its fair share of challenges. Explore the Barista Life section of United Baristas to gain an insight into our others build their coffee career, manage their health and wellbeing, and celebrate working in service of the world’s greatest beverage.

Research into working in the coffee industry

In 2017, United Baristas carried out a research project into work opportunities and challenges into the coffee industry. We meet with hundreds of baristas from the UK in a series of roundtables, gathered industry data, and employment opportunity insights. Much of our current work is based on these insights as we work to develop life-long career progression for people working in the industry.

Barista Life merchandise

You can shop Barista Life items from United Baristas Store.

Work in the coffee industry

Following the Barista Life research project is resolved to better connect coffee people with coffee jobs. The outcome is United Baristas Jobs, the leading coffee jobs platform for the coffee industry from United Baristas.