In Pursuit of Excellent

Choosing Farrer's for your business says a lot about you.

It means you have chosen to work with a real Artisan brand that has 200 years of commitment to quality, consistency and great fresh taste, all from Kendal – the Gateway to the English Lake District.

It means you have committed to quality, so you get the benefit of generations of buying, roasting and blending expertise which means great products and satisfied customers.

It means you have chosen to stand out from the crowd.

Choosing Farrer's gives you access to the best hot beverages with the widest range, great service and support – so that you can proudly display the Farrer's brand name, a marque of tradition and excellence that assures your customers that they are drinking the very best.

Professional Range

We can supply everything you need to deliver outstanding drinks including barista equipment and coffee machines suitable for cafés, restaurants, hotels and pubs.

Wholesale Ingredients & Equipment

As a wholesale supplier, we are focused on delivering the best package for you to delight your customers. We roast all of our coffee from our artisan roastery here in the Lake District. We craft blends that cut through milk to make the perfect latte and roast a wide variety of single origin coffees. Our tea is specially selected and blended for Lakeland water and beyond. We offer support and advice from our highly skilled and experienced team on everything you need for your business to succeed.

Service & Repairs

Sourcing the right coffee is one thing but if you don't have the right equipment, training and servicing support your flat white will fail to impress! Ensuring your machine and barista equipment have the best aftersales support is vital. Regular cleaning, maintenance, breakdown servicing and emergency call outs are all available from Farrer's. We can tailor service packages specifically to suit your needs and your specific machine requirements.


We work with you to determine the best coffee machine for you, no matter your need.

Traditional Espresso Machines

Our traditional espresso coffee machinery is carefully selected by us for its longevity anddelivering consistent and quality product, due to temperature stability and expert engineering. Working alongside industry experts, we have built up long standing relationships with both manufacturers and customers to create the perfect coffee machine station – enabling you to deliver perfect espresso coffee to base your full range of drinks upon.

Bean to Cup Machines

We use some of the industry's leading manufacturers of both tank-fed and mains supplied bean to cup machines, which are able to deliver consistent quality drinks. We help tailor service and maintenance packages to suit all customer needs. From low to high volume, we have something to suit every need.

Bulk / Drip Filter Brewing

By supplying the best filter coffee equipment, we enable our customers to have confidence that drinks will remain consistent with the correct ratio, delivered efficiently and safely to their customer. We supply filter coffee machinery to the catering sector from 1.7 litre up to 10 litre Bulk Brew machines which can be either mains or tank fed.

Nitro Coffee / Cold Brew

We are able to help you with cold brew and nitro infused coffee solutions. Which deliver freshly infused drinks for an growing sector in the market.

Other Coffee Equipment

We supply and stock a wide range of all types of coffee brewing equipment. From Cafetieres to Syphon and V60 droppers, you'll find them all at Farrer's.

Tea Brewing Equipment

We supply various tea brewing equipment for our vast range of fine loose leaf teas from 1 cup filter infusion papers to catering standard glass infused teapots for 2. We offer expert advice on the steeping of tea and the benefits surrounding it.

Barista Training

Delivering the perfect cup of coffee needs more than a good coffee machine – you need an expert barista.

We offer courses for complete beginners to the most professional industry recognized qualification. With one of the most advanced training centres in the North West of England we make learning how to make the perfect cup of coffee relaxed and enjoyable. If you're looking to enhance your skills or polish the finer areas of latte art you'll leave with skills that will keep your customers coming back for more. There's nowhere better to learn barista skills than from the master roasters.

Farrer's Introduction to Barista Skills Half Day  £60.00 + VAT
Introduction to Latte Art  One Day  £125.00 + VAT
BSA Certified Level 1 Barista Skills One Day  £125.00 + VAT
City & Guilds VRQ Level 2 Barista 3 Days £375.00 + VAT

Contact Us

If you would like any further information about our products or to arrange for a 'tasting' visit, please contact us and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.

John Farrer & Co (Kendal) Ltd.
9 Shap Road Industrial Estate, Kendal. LA9 6NZ

Tel: +44 (0) 1539 720020