Lavazza’s 2020 calendar titled Earth CelebrAction is designed to champion sustainability by celebrating the planet and acting as a call to arms to fight for its future.
In September 2019, representatives from some of the largest coffee roasters and traders in the world converged in London for the International Coffee Organization CEO and Global Leaders Forum. The event addressed environmental and economic sustainability across the entire supply chain of the coffee industry.Read more
The 2020 Melbourne International Coffee Expo will see some of the country’s boldest coffee roasters display what puts Australia on the map.
One of the most famous fictitious alleyways in the world comes from the pages of Harry Potter. On his first trip to Diagon Alley, Harry is amazed by the magical stores littering the concealed street, selling everything from wands and broomsticks to pet owls and textbooks. Read more
Campos Coffee is releasing its most expensive coffee to date, Esmeralda Jaramillo from the 2019 Best of Panama, in single serves to make this Geisha experience available to anyone.
Coffee is often compared to wine. Both beverages originate from plants, can possess complex flavour profiles, and offer varying degrees of quality based on how they are produced and processed. Read more
Detpak’s RecycleMe system provides cafés with a closed loop solution to tackle coffee cup waste and is expanding to guarantee fewer cups end up in landfill.
Coffee cups have played a large role in discussions of unnecessary waste heading to landfill. This is largely down to amplified industry awareness around single-use packaging, which in turn has driven consumer consciousness. Read more
Veneziano Coffee Roasters is determined to bring café-quality cold brew to consumers with its ready-to-drink range.
As spring fades and the new year approaches, Australians flock to beaches and venture outdoors to embrace the summer warmth.
The rise in mercury also leads to a shift in consumer behaviour as seasonal trends come and go. Research and Development Consultant at Veneziano Coffee Roasters Pete Licata says although demand for coffee in the summer remains steady, the heat means many coffee drinkers substitute traditional hot espresso-based beverages for cold, refreshing varieties.Read more
The Appreci app is the modern greeting card, creating a convenient and useful way to show gratitude for daily acts of kindness.
Expressions of gratitude are displayed for a variety of reasons: babysitting the kids, shouting Uber Eats for a friend, or thanking a staff member for putting in extra hours before a deadline.Read more
Mikael Jasin discusses his journey from the alleyways of Melbourne to the finals of the World Barista Championship and how coffee connects people and countries.
Placing fourth in the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) was no overnight success for Mikael Jasin. The Indonesian barista spent day and night training for the competition, and seven years building his experience in and knowledge of coffee. Read more
St Remio is committed to empowering the lives of Rwanda’s female coffee producers and promoting the stories behind each cup.
June 21 was no ordinary day for St Remio Director Julia Tink and Founder Trent Knox. As they emerged from their car at the top of a hill overlooking the Rukara suburb in the Kayonza district of Rwanda, they heard singing and chanting in the distance. Drawn to the sounds, the husband-and-wife team made their way down the dusty clay path holding hands. Tears rolled down Julia’s face as she saw the joyous expressions of 150 local women who had gathered to celebrate the official opening of the Twongere Umusaruro Cupping Lab and give thanks. Read more
Australia’s godfather of Italian cuisine, Guy Grossi, speaks to BeanScene about Melbourne’s early coffee culture, family traditions, and why reinventing the wheel is the key to longevity in the hospitality industry.
In the 1950s, Lygon Street, or “Little Italy” as it’s known in Melbourne, was a bustling street of Italian migrants hanging outside coffee bars, reading the newspaper, and smoking cigars. On a Sunday, Guy Grossi’s father, Pietro Grossi, a Milanese migrant, would take his son to Lygon’s Caffe Sports bar and converse with everyone he passed.Read more