During February I travelled to Central America to meet with farmers, producers and exporters, some of whom we have been working with for a number of years and others we are just starting out with on new partnerships.
Four days of coffee, coffee, and more coffee. The 2nd annual Melbourne International Coffee Expo was held over the 23rd -26th of May, showcasing the very best in what the Australian coffee market has to offer. From coffee roasters and machinery to revolutionary brewing equipment and packaging solutions, it was all there in abundance for [...]
Located in a small 42sqm site on Shortland St in the Auckland CBD is one of the city’s newest and busiest little cafes, The Grassy Knoll.
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.
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.