Category Archives: News

The Coffee Activism Movement – Fresh Cup Magazine

Fresh Cup Magazine, a coffee mag that’s dedicated to inspiring coffee and tea professionals, has recently written a fantastic piece on a global coffee movement that’s been developing within the industry – Coffee Activism. I was honoured to share my story with them and also happened to land my face on their front cover. Growing […]

International Women’s Day 2019 – Share the Dignity Campaign

Have you heard of Share the Dignity? Share the Dignity strive to help women in need, by distributing sanitary items to women who are homeless, at-risk, and experiencing domestic violence. They also fund funerals for victims of domestic violence and campaign for justice for women in Australia. “We collect thousands of pads, tampons and personal hygiene products […]

Proud Sponsor of Same Cup – Promoting Diversity

Thanks to our supporters, we are now a proud sponsor of Same Cup Same Cup is a not-for-profit organisation striving for more diversity and inclusion in positions of power and influence in the specialty coffee industry. Initially they’ll be focusing on women and LGBTQI+, but longterm their plan is to shine a light on all marginalised communities. […]

5 Common Mistakes Made When Starting a Cafe

  1. Underestimating what’s involved. It’s a common misconception that café work is relaxed, social, and relatively easy. In reality, it’s seriously hard work. The hours are long, involve 6am starts and often mean saying goodbye to your precious weekends. A major perk of café work is that it’s social, but from time-to-time it means […]

Cupping – what do coffee people mean by this?

Cupping – what do coffee people mean by this? When coffee people say ‘Cupping’ is the best practise used to evaluate coffees, they’re often looked at blankly. “Is that some type of coffee acupuncture?” and “Isn’t Cupping simply putting coffee into cups and drinking it?”. Although the practise of Cupping is not quite acupuncture, it […]