keepcup thermal

KeepCup Thermal

Introducing KeepCup Thermal, the first barista-standard stainless-steel reusable cup.  The cup features a new material design, with the same attention to detail that makes KeepCups the preferred reusable cup in cafés the world over.
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St Remio

St Remio: Coffee with a conscience

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.
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BioPak Woolworths Sustainability

BioPak awarded Woolworths Sustainability Supplier of the Year

On 19 November, BioPak was awarded 2019 Woolworths Sustainability Supplier of the Year in recognition of its ongoing efforts to reduce disposable packaging. “It is an honour to be acknowledged by Woolworths as a business showcasing excellence in sustainability. Their commitment to engage us to innovate sustainable solutions was the catalyst to making real change,” says Gary Smith, CEO of BioPak.
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Ona Coffee Melbourne

Ona Coffee Melbourne to open in 2020

Ona Coffee is joining the Melbourne coffee community with a Brunswick café, headquarters, and training academy set to open in 2020. Melbourne is often touted as one of the coffee capitals of the world, alongside the likes of Seattle, London, and Milan. This is in no small part due to the city’s many specialty roasters emphasising innovation and development, community engagement and education, and coffee quality and sustainability.
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Fairtrade hold cupping event in NZ to develop PNG coffee

Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand hosted a cupping event to promote Papua New Guinean coffee and assist the growth of the nation’s coffee scene in Auckland, New Zealand, on 10 October. Stuart Hargie, a certified Q grader from the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), recently travelled to PNG with Fairtrade to run a coffee grading with farmers in September. He has been supporting Fairtrade ANZ’s coffee quality program for more than 18 months.
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Lavazza recognised for sustainable practices

Italian coffee company Lavazza is the top food and beverage brand on the Reputation Institute’s Corporate Responsibility report, and is ranked ninth among all companies. Conducted annually by the reputation measurement and management service, the report showcases the top 100 companies the Reputation Institute says are most successfully driving corporate responsibility initiatives worldwide.
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