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.
LET’S ROLL ON
EAGLE ONE LANDS IN AUSTRALIA WITH JAMES HOFFMANN
MICE2020 AND WBC RESCHEDULED TO NOVEMBER
ETHIOPIA CUP OF EXCELLENCE RECEIVES RECORD-HIGH NUMBER OF ENTRIES
CAMPOS COFFEE NAMED CHAMPION AUSTRALIAN ROASTER
Stuff on the scene
The trailblazer • Australia’s first World Barista Champion Paul Bassett reflects on his career in coffee, pursuit of flavour, and the global growth of specialty coffee.
Dining with Diana • Diana Chan talks to BeanScene about Malaysian kopitiams, the time she won MasterChef Australia, and debunking the myth about the complexity of Asian cooking.
Starting a movement • Ona Coffee has launched the #giveupthecup campaign with a plan to cease its use and distribution of single-use cups. The roaster encourages other coffee businesses to do the same.
Back to the future • As Danes Specialty Coffee celebrates its 25-year anniversary, Managing Director Paul Jackson reflects on the evolution of Australian specialty coffee and how the past is destined to repeat.
To infinity & beyond • Toby’s Estate Coffee Roasters is exploring the unknown with a new range of single-serve coffee bags, making specialty coffee more convenient and accessible to a broader audience.
Bigger and better • Mocopan’s commitment to quality, consistency, and its customers has led to unprecedented growth with no signs of slowing down, thanks to the expansion of its Preston roastery.
Quarterly spotlight • SoCo Roasters is providing unique and high-quality coffees to its cafés through its quarterly single origin program.
Road to recovery • After Australia’s catastrophic bushfire season, small businesses, the coffee community, and the government are banding together to rebuild.
The world cup • Carlo Barbi, CEO of Club House, explains how adopting a flexible approach to manufacturing has elevated the family business to new heights, and why porcelain cups enhance a coffee’s flavour.
A new perspective • Italian roasting manufacturer Brambati is implementing Ecodesign into its manufacturing processes to reduce its environmental footprint from the inside out.
Shooting star • With MICE2020 on the horizon, espresso machine manufacturer Wega is preparing to launch its newest and most exciting product into the Australian market, the Wega Nova.
COFFEE WORKS EXPRESS WILL ALSO EXHIBIT THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS AT MICE2020
Tamp of approval • Puqpress automates the coffee tamping process using advanced technology to solve a simple problem and take pressure off the barista.
Cleaner roasting • Loring roasters have connected with the Australian and New Zealand coffee industry, thanks to their emphasis on control, carbon footprint, and quality in the cup.
Shin’s success • Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali approaches latte art with the same discipline he brought to snowboarding, and hopes to share this with the wider coffee community.
When passion trumps paper • Espressology’s Instaurator takes a trip down memory lane to his first encounter of the World Barista Championships, and describes the lessons learnt along the way.
A champion to be crowned • BeanScene speaks to National Barista Champions ahead of the World Barista Championships to preview the competition...