raw qualities of coffee

Fit for the grind: Discerning the raw qualities of coffee

A remarkable coffee experience is contingent on the raw materials used. And for three-time Australian Barista Champion Craig Simon, there’s much joy to be had in the exploring of coffee. “The flavours of coffee are so varied and unique, and sometimes you just have that truly amazing experience, which you wouldn’t have had without continuing to explore,” says Craig, who is also Head of the Australian Roaster’s Guild. “It’s the raw materials you’re essentially drinking. So, invest in a great piece of equipment and then spend the rest of your time exploring those great raw materials and how to get the best out of them in the coffee making process.”
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Automation and consistency in the café

Automation and consistency in the café

Mocopan Coffee’s Babin Gurung on why consistency of products and services is one of the key factors to operating a sustainable business and how automation can help. Consistency is a constant topic in our conversations, mainly because there is very little margin of error when working with a product such as coffee.
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temperature coffee consistency

How water, group, and steam temperature can improve coffee consistency

Espresso machine manufacturer Nuova Simonelli has shared advice on how baristas can control the temperature of their coffee to achieve better consistency. Nuova Simonelli says consistency is critical: “Without it, espresso quality will fluctuate, recipes will be hard to refine, and returning customers looking for another one of those ‘amazing coffees’ they drank last time will end up leaving disappointed.”
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puqpress

The rise of Puqpress

Puqpress automates the coffee tamping process using advanced technology to solve a simple problem and take pressure off the barista. Jackup rigs are huge ships that weigh tens of thousands of tonnes. Once set up in the middle of the ocean, these behemoths raise themselves above sea level using long and sturdy stilts that shoot down to the ocean floor.
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