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.
AUSTRALIA’S GOT TALENT
CAROLINA IBARRA GARAY OF THE UNITED STATES WINS 2018 WORLD AEROPRESS CHAMPIONSHIP
VICKY CHUAYBAMRUNG OF MARY STREET BAKERY WINS BREEZEY MASTERS GRAND FINAL
MCCAFÉ WINS MONIN COFFEE CHAIN CHALLENGE 2018
AUSTRALIANS SHINE AT 2018 WORLD COFFEE CHAMPIONSHIPS
MELBOURNE MOURNS COFFEE ICON SISTO MALASPINA
ZIGGY VARAMULIA OF MAX AND SONS WINS WESTERN REGION BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP
ONA COFFEE PERFORMS HAT TRICK AT 2019 CENTRAL REGION BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP
JACK SIMPSON OF AXIL COFFEE ROASTERS WINS ASCA SOUTHERN REGION BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP
Stuff on scene
Jenny’s act of kindness • Seven Miles CEO Jenny Willits proves how passion for people and a vision for growth are helping champion a prominent Australian roaster with leadership and courage.
ON A MISSION
Man of the land • Matt Golinski speaks to BeanScene about being a self proclaimed coffee snob, honouring Australia’s agricultural production, and celebrating 30 years as a chef and proud Queensland ambassador.
Slayer’s EP launch • Slayer Espresso is committed to making coffee better, and is confident it can do that with the release of its new Steam EP – born with the Australian market in mind.
No summer holiday • BeanScene talks to 360 Accounting Services’ Parikshit Kikla about how cafés can maximise their profits over the busy summer period and prepare for the year ahead.
Cream of the comp • Behind the scenes, Riverina Fresh works with Australia’s top barista talent to prepare them for regional and world competitions. Riverina CEO Rob Collier tells BeanScene how it plays its supporting role.
New milk on the block • Vitasoy has launched Café for Baristas Oat Milk to continue Australia’s penchant for plant milks and quality-made products.
Liquid gold • Maltra Foods has been a leading supplier of powdered products for years, and has now acquired the facilities to spread its reach to the liquid products market.
An alternate option • Alternative Dairy Co has crafted a new range of dairy-free milks to impress baristas and customers alike.
The Low down • Former New Zealand Barista and Latte Art Champion Sam Low is on a journey to learn everything he can about hospitality.
Iberital’s vision • After receiving recognition from around the world for its streamlined design, the Iberital Vision espresso machine is making its way to Australian shores.
A new frontier • One of Brazil’s oldest coffee estates is helping put the Cerrado region on the map and showing the world its award-winning natural coffees are just the beginning.
Meet the new world champions • Four champions of the barista world were presented at Brazil’s International Coffee Week expo, where personality and talent shone on stage.
Building a solid base • Grinders Coffee Roasters’ Coffee Academy is helping students develop a foundation of skills so they can get the most out of their coffee.
Beyond the machine • Square One Coffee Roasters takes a holistic approach to training, adapting the education it provides to the needs of its individual wholesale customers.
Keeping things clear • Through its Transparency Project, Rumble Coffee Roasters aims to stimulate education at every level of the supply...