Last year we loved being at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) so much that we’re back for a second helping. Wild horses couldn’t stop us from being involved in 2013 and we have MICE covered with international guests, cocktail parties, and beautiful coffees.
Relationships and sourcing the highest quality coffee are why we travel to origin. Cultivating relationships in the coffee industry is a time consuming process and one that requires a lot of love and respect, which is exactly why Heath travelled to Africa this year.
You may have heard us talk about Bob-O-Link or FAF (Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza) quite a bit lately. That’s because we have a great relationship with these guys and their coffees play a major role in some of our blends and also feature on our retail lists. Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza is a coffee plantation run by the Barretto [...]
Hadassah is our espresso trainer here in Wellington, and is the third of our Supreme Baristas competing in the New Zealand Barista Champs.
Tim is one of the team at Customs Brew Bar, he’s a creative thinker and the master mind behind the wooden legs on the new Slayer. Tim loves his coffee and is always the guy dialing in the grind, tasting coffee after coffee, and throwing away the ones that aren’t good enough.
Ollie is one of our Baristas at Good One in Auckland, a member of the Barista Guild, and all round super nice dude. This year he is entering the New Zealand Barista Champs, so we asked him a quick few questions.
We have honey bees on the roof of our Melbourne Roastery. Here’s a little story about it.
The first Chemex coffeemaker was sold in 1941 in New York, and the device you can buy today, 70 years later, is virtually one and the same.
This Thursday the 14 Feb, we will be releasing our newest coffee, the Panama Finca Candela, Caturra. All proceeds raised from sales of this coffee will be donated to theAutism Intervention Trust of Wellington, a charitable trust that provides support to children with autism and their families.