Ona Coffee

Ona Coffee to introduce frozen coffee menu to ACT venues

From 2 November, Ona Coffee will release reserve coffee menus, utilising frozen coffee, at several of its Australian Capital Territory venues. “In each of our cafés, the coffee menus will feature the standard offerings of milk-based blends and single origins, as well as single origin espressos and filter coffees,” says Caity Reynolds, General Manager of Ona Coffee’s cafés.
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Ordermentum helps Ona Coffee deal with demand

Since Ona Coffee Founder Sasa Sestic’s victory at the 2015 World Barista Championship (WBC), the Canberra-based café and roastery has reach a new level of prominence. “We have tripled the staff [in Adelaide] to meet the demand and popularity of our coffee,” says Jennie McClelland, Administration and Customer Service at Ona Coffee. “We are supplying coffee to cafés across Australia, including Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart. This growth really consumes a lot of our focus.”
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BrewBar

Peter Giannitsios says coffee wasn’t his main focus when he opened Canberra’s BrewBar in 2007. But 11 years later, a second venue, and an investment in state-of-the-art coffee equipment has changed that. “We’re evolving every day and constantly growing. There’s always something better around the corner and we’re always looking for it,” Peter says.  The family business on Anketell Street in Canberra has benefitted from its proximity to a shopping centre, where customers on the go come for a light lunch and specialty coffee, something other cafes at the time of opening didn’t serve. 
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Canberra café raises $300,000 for habitat restoration

Over the past 15 years, Canberra-based Brindabella Café has raised more than $300,000 for Greening Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that conserves and restores Australia’s landscapes. In 2004, Brindabella Café began charging a Greening Levy of 20 cents to customers when they opted for a takeaway cup, which was then donated to Greening Australia. “My partner and I were so frustrated that people were using so many single use cups,” Owner Skye Palmer says. “Apparently over 2.5 million cups are thrown away every day in this country.”
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