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The benefits of serving a specialty single origin

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The benefits of serving a specialty single origin

Today’s specialty coffee customer has high expectations. The look and feel of the café, the quality of the drink, and excellent customer service must combine to meet or exceed this expectation. Specialty coffee consumers are aware of quality and transparency in the coffee they purchase and when highlighting a Single Origin coffee as part of the daily coffee menu, customers have an appreciation.  They engage and are often willing to learn more, sometimes chatting with the barista or in their own time researching facts and perhaps attending coffee workshops. They begin to feel a deep personal connection to the coffees they...

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Media alert!

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Media alert!

A beautifully written article about our director Gina Di Brita. www.cafereporter.com.au  Issue #4, 2016

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Partnership for gender equality

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Partnership for gender equality

Gender equality is an extremely important topic and is spread world-wide even in western societies such as Australia where inequality of pay or worse, sex trafficking “does” exist.  We focus our attention to Rwanda in the Domenic Republic of Congo where women are traditionally considered less valuable than men, merely an instrument of sexual satisfaction and a producer of children. This is an issue close to our hearts, and this is why we have decided to support one foundation in particular called Women Rebuilding hope based in Bakavu Rwanda, Domenic Republic of Congo. Women Rebuilding Hope is a nonprofit organisation...

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New single origin - Sumatra Aceh Takengon Pegasing

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  Aceh is well known for producing one of the most remarkable Sumatran coffees in the world. This lot of Aceh coffee is sourced by Aliong that run SariMakmur dry mills in Aceh; which consists of approximately 5,000 small farmers. Wet hulled “Giling Basah” is traditional coffee processing method only done in Sumatra. As part of Corporate Social Responsibility, SariMakmur has been working with farmers’ education through this facility for proper crop management to increase production yield hence better welfare for farmers. The team also host regular meeting with collectors to ensure continuous education to farmers. This practice has proven...

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Drink coffee do good

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Do you ever drive past a soup kitchen and think, one day I will volunteer? Or throw change in a homeless persons cup thinking I could do more? Here is an organisation that can help you on that quest. Cafe smart is a one day annual event that unites coffee makers and drinkers around Australia to help people that are homeless. So how it works is every coffee purchased in a participating cafe, $1 is donated to cafe smart. As a roaster we donate 1kg of coffee to each participating cafe to use on the day of cafe smart (7th August).  Last year...

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