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02.02.16Sourcing Colombia

Two weeks in Colombia just before Christmas was crazy and busy, but also a totally awesome experience. This was my second trip to Colombia, but having taken part in the Cup of Excellence three years ago in Popayan, I didn’t get to see much of the country. This time I got to move around and […]

09.12.15The Linea Mini From La Marzocco, Italy

In the coffee meccas from Melbourne to San Francisco, London to Wellington, La Marzocco has been the global standard for commercial espresso machines for more than 85 years.

06.10.15The Ratio Series

Espresso is arguably the most dynamic form of coffee preparation. Where other brewing methods like filter and plunger aim to minimise their influence on coffee, the modern take on espresso sits at the other end of the spectrum. Espresso preparation puts every variable on the table, from extraction time and temperature to the pressure profile […]

25.08.15Made In Japan

Introducing the Coffee Supreme Coffee Canister Coffee Canisters available online shipping to Australia and New Zealand/ Worldwide. Coffee Supreme presents its latest addition to our retail collection, the Coffee Canister. These canisters are individually handmade in Japan by Kato Seisakujyo, a manufacturer of traditional Japanese tea canisters founded in the 28th year of the Meiji Dynasty (1895) […]

25.08.15Introducing ‘Limited’ Yire

‘Limited’ Honduras, Yire, Pache Available from Wednesday 9th, September 2015. Yire (pronounced year-eh) is our latest Limited coffee release and marks the first time we’ve offered a coffee from Juan Carlos Manueles Ventura, a man dedicated to taking great care at every stage of the production of his coffee. Our Melbourne roastery’s head roaster, April […]

17.07.15Latte Art Tips and Tricks

Learning to texture perfect milk, to add to a perfectly pulled espresso shot has been the focus of just about every eager coffee-maker we’ve had through the doors of our training department over the years. It’s a question we’re often asked, so we decided to enlist two of our latte art superstars and pull together […]

23.06.15Good Bye Good One

Just over a decade ago, Supreme set sail for the city of sails, signed the lease on a shabby warehouse down a skinny side street in Ponsonby, and set about establishing itself as a trusted coffee roaster in Auckland. A key part in that process was the establishment of Good One. Until Good One, Supreme […]


2014 marked our 21st birthday as Coffee Supreme and to celebrate we published a book called Twenty-One Stories, telling a few tales from over the years. We’re going to start sharing some of those stories over the coming months. First up is Chris’ giving his account of how it all started. Supreme is 21 this year – […]

21.04.15Gear Patrol, Lands Afar. A New Zealand Travel Guide

The traveling documentary team from the US based website Gear Patrol recently visited our shores to explore and experience some what New Zealand has to offer. We had the pleasure of meeting with Jack Seemer and Sung Han to sit, chat and have a coffee. After a tour of our roasting facilities here at Hopper St, we […]