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 [...]
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.
Coffee Supreme team in Melbourne were thrilled to host Raul Perez from Finca La Soledad for six weeks. While Raul was in Melbourne the team took the opportunity to benefit from his expertise on the roaster and around the cupping table. Andy was able to steal half an hour out of his day for a [...]
Part 2: The Farm While planning this trip, I knew a week would not be nearly enough to learn everything I wanted to learn about coffee farming in Brazil. After tasting a few of the micro-lots we had sourced from FAF earlier in the year, I did some research on FAF and the Barreto Croce [...]
I have always been fascinated by Brazil. Its history, its culture (described as one of the only truly multi-cultural nations in the world), its music and dance. I dated a Capoeira instructor when I was younger, and although I never got the hang of all the flips and cartwheels, I fell in love with the [...]
Two of our newest offerings this month are the much hyped Panamanian Geisha’s. Being one of the few nations to grow this varietal, quantities are very limited, but we’ve got coffee from both Hacienda La Esmeralda and Don Pachi Estate available through our online store as filter roasts. Originally of Ethiopian heritage, the Geisha variety [...]
The newest coffee to make our menu is the Kenyan Tegu. A stunning example of some of the exceptional coffee produced in Kenya. The Tekangu farmer Co Op isLocated in the Nyeri district and is made up of 910 farming families and three wet processing mills. The fertile red soil and ample rainfall provides great potential [...]
We’re very excited to be able to announce that the long awaited The Origin blend is ready to taste. After some extensive blend and roast development, this premium blend is tasting great and we’d love to share it with you. We will be running The Origin Blend through our machines at Douglas St in Auckland and [...]