BeanScene is Australia’s world-class coffee magazine. Not simply one for industry insiders, BeanScene caters for coffee aficionados who love what ‘coffee culture’ contributes to everyday life and leisure pursuits. Packed with fascinating barista profiles, inspiring feature articles and tantalising coffee reviews, BeanScene is a must-read for coffee lovers in Australia.
CONTRIBUTORS • In each issue of BeanScene we profile a few of our talented contributors.
THE COFFEE CONNECTION
MICE on the move • Australia’s largest dedicated coffee event is set for a big 2019, with the unveiling of a new location, and new dates.
Pioneer of processing • Coffee producer Enrique López is pushing Mexico’s specialty coffee scene in a more sustainable direction, but as he tells BeanScene, it takes more than one leader to elicit change.
Tobie’s true colours • Chef Tobie Puttock is a snowboarder first and a chef second. He talks with BeanScene about chugging chaga, fighting obesity, and finding his direction.
Digging deeper • Seven Miles Coffee Roasters has started its own science and education centre to bring truth and clarity to the industry’s unanswered questions.
Plant power • Califia Farms Co-Founder Greg Steltenpohl speaks to BeanScene about plant-based foods and beverages, and how they’ve progressed beyond a trend into a healthy food movement.
Untapped potential • Tyro has taken the lead and launched Australia’s first Tap & Save least-cost routing debit payment system to help small to medium enterprises save.
TAP & SAVE 101
André’s Swiss success • André Eiermann is a marketing manager with a world-class palate. He speaks to BeanScene about chasing his origin dream, and giving Switzerland a name beyond its association with sport and chocolate.
La Marzocco’s living values • La Marzocco talks to BeanScene about its environmental efforts and why a circular approach is key to a sustainable future.
One word, many meanings • BeanScene looks deeper into the different applications of sustainability and why every business or individual needs to play their role.
3Brothers Coffee • 3Brothers Coffee’s partnership of the Caparaó Project is proof that investment in human development and practices can make a greater impact beyond the individual.
Completing the circle • BioPak shows how its commitment to a circular economy is bringing positive change to the food and beverage services sector.
Caps off • Soy milk brand Bonsoy is committed to upholding a quality product in line with best sustainable practices, and its decision won’t waver.
Guilt-free capsules • Capsule Pack is making its sustainable mark with a fully compostable hermetically sealed coffee capsule made from plant material.
Building futures • Fairtrade is committed to the education of its producer organisations and building a culture of sustainable learning, empowerment, and growth.
Transparency Project • Rumble Coffee Roasters has disclosed a new sourcing model that aims to encourage conversation on coffee pricing and motivate consumers to pay more for great coffee.
Drink coffee, save trees • Tree Free Global’s compostable coffee cups are made entirely of sugarcane and compost within 90 days, adding value to the Earth rather than litter.
Who you gonna call? • Australian internet service provider iiNet has developed a small business phone with big business technology.
A Brazilian commitment • Monte Alegre Coffee was one of the first coffee producers to start the specialty coffee movement in Brazil. I talk with Jose Franciso about why a commitment to specialty is harder than it appears.