Espressology’s Instaurator takes a trip down memory lane to his first encounter of the World Barista Championship, and describes the lessons learnt along the way.
A competitive nature is a healthy trait. It can motivate you to be curious and inspire you to reach heights you never thought possible. I learnt this first-hand back in 2000 when I went to hire a new barista trainer. Read more
Ona Coffee has launched the #giveupthecup campaign with a plan to cease its use and distribution of single-use cups. The roaster encourages other coffee businesses to do the same.
The takeaway cup has long been used as a symbol in the coffee industry, representing the last link in the supply chain as crop reaches cup. But its environmental impact is becoming impossible to ignore. Read more
The South American Growers’ Association (SAGA) is on a mission to make high-grade, affordable coffee from Brazil and Colombia accessible to everyone, while creating a more sustainable future for farmers.
In his position as CEO of Minas Hill Coffee, Marcelo Brussi has formed countless friends and contacts within the coffee industry. In 2014, a chance meeting with Melbourne-based Colombian coffee roaster Sebastian Farias left an indelible mark on him, which he knew one day would lead to something special. Read more
Fairtrade ANZ is working with farmers in Papua New Guinea to improve coffee quality and create a sustainable future for the industry.
Coffee is Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) second largest export behind palm oil. The coffee industry employs approximately three million people and will play a major role in the developing country’s economic future. Read more
Southland Merchants is making a difference for Brazilian farmers through its green bean trading policy by supporting an economically sustainable supply chain.
In 2009, Andre Selga and Nadia Moreira were running successful grocery and exporting businesses in their native Brazil. The pair had built a strong professional network and were exporting goods to Europe, the United States, and Africa. Read more