Journal

A seasonal love letter to strawberries, wattle, and coffee.

A seasonal love letter to strawberries, wattle, and coffee.

Allow me to park the guarded copy writing style for a moment and shoot from the hip — as if the first four lockdowns weren't bad enough, there's no denying that this 5th iteration sucks beyond belief. But look on the bright side we must, and thankfully there's a slew of fresh coffees arriving from East Africa, just in time to lift lockdown spirits — principally mine, but I'm hoping yours as well.Every year, coffee lovers around the world look forward to the arrival of fresh east African coffees and despite having a few seasons under my belt now, I'm...

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Roasting for Standart Japan

Roasting for Standart Japan

It was back in 2015 that we first became aware of a new coffee magazine being published out of Bratislava in the Czech Republic.  Unlike many of the publications that came before, Standart Magazine was more than a thinly-veiled conduit for industry advertising, but instead was a celebration of the people, places, and ideas at the heart of the coffee community.  By focusing on great design alongside relevant and engaging journalism, Standart quickly captured the attention and affection of the global coffee community, winning a handful of awards along the way. Over the years since then, as well as being...

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Introducing SteepShot — a revolutionary single cup coffee brewer.

Introducing SteepShot — a revolutionary single cup coffee brewer.

If you're anything like us and an avid appreciator of well-brewed filter coffee, then we have good news. Just last month we received the first shipment into Australia of the SteepShot — the revolutionary single cup coffee brewer that combines full immersion brewing with pressurised extraction, producing filter coffee of game-changing clarity and aroma. By combining ground coffee and hot water in the sealed brew chamber, internal pressure builds, ensuring an even and thorough extraction. Upon flipping the brewer and opening the release valve, accumulated pressure forces the brewed coffee through the reusable stainless steel filter.Thanks to this revolutionary brewing process,...

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The Gitesi Project

The Gitesi Project

$15,000 is a lot of money in anyone’s book, but when it's used to buy cows for a Rwandan coffee-growing community, it can be life-changing.

Which is why, every year, we bring together an evolving cast of coffee industry partners to contribute to The Gitesi Project: a charitable initiative placing dairy cows with farming households in Rwanda.

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