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.
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Jody’s shift • Toby’s Estate General Manager Jody Leslie on her career in food service, diving head-first into specialty coffee, and preparing for long-term growth.
Scott sets the bar • Chef Scott Pickett talks to BeanScene about using coffee as a vehicle for flavour, respecting origin, and the reality of being a business owner in Melbourne’s competitive restaurant scene.
Kings of the roast • BeanScene talks with the winners of this year’s Australian International Coffee Awards to find out their secrets to success.
A good cup for all • Gloria Jean’s Coffees wants to make great coffee accessible to all Australians, and is doing so through its Good Cup philosophy.
Bon appétit • Sunny Queen has released a snap-frozen French toast that fulfils the café market’s need for versatile, practical, and high-quality breakfast alternatives.
CARAMELISED BANANA FRENCH TOAST
The ones that sparkle • Dubbed the Academy Awards of coffee, the Cup of Excellence celebrates the world’s best coffees. Campos Coffee Founder Will Young explains why the competition is key to the longevity of specialty coffee.
No time to waste • Two years on from the War on Waste movement, BeanScene looks at what has actually changed in the Australian coffee industry and the efficacy of a single-use plastics ban.
Time for change • Fairtrade is working closely with coffee farmers to help protect future production volumes and combat extreme weather and changing seasonal patterns resulting from climate change.
BioPak gives back • BioPak’s vision is a world without waste. Through its compost service, BioPak hopes to offer a circular economy solution that treats foodservice packaging and food scraps as resources, not waste.
Swap and go • Huskee has established a reusable cup system where cafés and consumers don’t have to compromise on efficiency or aesthetics.
Make room for recycling • As the population continues to rise, so to does the country’s waste levels. Organic Recycling Group offers simple solutions to prevent coffee grounds and food waste from heading to landfill.
Project Origin gives back • Project Origin is working with coffee farmers in Nicaragua to promote social sustainability by asking producers “what can we do to help?”
Cutting the rubbish • Detpak rolled out its RecycleMe service in 2018, providing a credible end to end solution for takeaway coffee cups that can be recycled up to seven times.
Pete calls Australia home • Pete Licata has made a permanent sea change to the coffee city so many international baristas dream of. He talks about his new career focus and why education is key to the next generation of talent.
From The Grounds up • Former World Latte Art Champion Jack Hanna reflects on his journey through the coffee industry and what comes next.
Passing of the torch • Two new...