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Cafetto: The people’s brand

BeanScene speaks to Cafetto customers who have supported the brand over the past 15 years thanks to its commitment and passion to the industry it serves. 
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Shinsaku Fukayama shares the secret to his success

Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali approaches latte art with the same discipline he brought to snowboarding, and hopes to share this with the wider coffee community. It often takes people many years to master a discipline. For Shinsaku “Shin” Fukayama, it took less than five years to go from drinking his first coffee to performing on the 2018 World Latte Art Championship stage.
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Open for Business: Cafetto

During this time, the hospitality industry has been hit hard with most businesses forced to remodel and focus on their takeaway options.
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Tilly Sproule’s triumph

From the producer who makes it to the customer who drinks it, the relationships behind coffee are why Tilly Sproule loves the industry. Despite five consecutive wins at the Northern Region Barista Championship, Tilly Sproule says the growing Queensland coffee scene has kept her on her toes.
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CREAM

CREAM

After more than a decade in hospitality, two-time Western Region Latte Art and Adelaide Breezey Masters Champion Josh Rivers thought he could offer something new to the Brighton community with his café Coffee Rules Everything Around Me (CREAM). Taking its name from a Wu-Tang Clan song, CREAM combines Josh’s love of hip-hop music with coffee, which has helped the café make an impression since opening four years ago. 
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John Ryan Ting

John Ryan Ting crosses the bench

After helping establish Singapore’s specialty coffee industry on the world stage, John Ryan Ting has taken his knowledge, skills, and love of teaching to Indonesia. John Ryan Ting is one of few baristas with experience on both sides of the competition table. Before becoming a certified World Barista Championship (WBC) judge – including at the 2013 WBC in Melbourne – he had two Singapore Barista Champion titles to his name.
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Jack Hanna The Grounds

Jack Hanna from The Grounds up

Former World Latte Art Champion Jack Hanna reflects on his journey through the coffee industry and what comes next. Jack Hanna has left his mark on the Australian – and world – coffee industry, from winning the third World Latte Art Championship (WLAC) in 2007 to opening Australia’s “most Instagrammed” café, The Grounds of Alexandria, in 2012. Now, for the first time since leaving high school, Jack is stepping away from hospitality to focus on his family and follow new passions.
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Jade Jenning’s journey

Jade Jennings of Veneziano Coffee Roasters reflects on her experiences with coffee and competitions, and how it’s prepared her to train the next generation of champions. When Jade Jennings travelled to Rwanda in 2016, the Veneziano Coffee Roasters National Training and Development Manager experienced what she calls her fondest memory working in the coffee industry.
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Scottie Callaghan

Scottie Callaghan in the fine print

While working in Hong Kong for a Chinese start-up named Holly Brown, Australian coffee professional Scottie Callaghan noticed a lack of cafés in the area offering the personalised service he was familiar with. “There was a gap in the market where there was no café offering an Australian espresso bar experience: a friendly barista, ready and prepared to make you a good cup of coffee and do so efficiently, and remember your name – all the little customer service things that are expected in Australia,” Scottie tells BeanScene.
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Cafetto opens Adelaide distribution centre

On 23 November, Australia-based cleaning company Cafetto opened a new distribution centre in Adelaide, near the company’s Brompton factory and head office. Cafetto Managing Director Christopher Short says the location of the new distribution centre is key to it being able to operate efficiently.
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