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.
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Andre’s next adventure • Andre Eiermann’s love of coffee has taken him all around the world. Now the former Swiss Barista Champion is set to call Australia home.
Here’s Johnny • Chef Johnny Di Francesco has taken the craft of pizza-making to the masses on land and sea, and hopefully one day, the sky. The pizza master speaks with BeanScene about becoming a world champion and the strength of Neapolitan coffee.
Going pro • The Rancilio Silvia has earned a reputation for reliability in the domestic coffee market. Its successor, the Silvia Pro, offers what consumers love about the original with the technology to match.
From start to finish • Clark St Coffee Roasters takes a holistic approach to sustainability and is sharing this outlook with the wider coffee community through its Kit Collective program.
Back to back • With the 2020 Australian International Coffee Awards on the horizon, Danes Specialty Coffee reflects on its 2018 and 2019 Champion Australian Roaster titles and how it stays ahead of the curve.
Concrete jungle • Civil engineering students from RMIT University are replacing sand in cement mixture with coffee grounds to reduce landfill and ease the strain on the world’s sand supplies.
Flavour of the week • Leading into MICE2020, Melbourne Coffee Week is a platform for the coffee community to gather, share ideas, discuss issues, and celebrate coffee.
Keeping it cool • Revenge isn’t the only thing best served cold. BeanScene looks at the growing market and options for cold coffee, and why Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world.
Eagle One • Simonelli leaders talk about the new era of espresso machines where less is more, and simplistic design meets big innovation.
Good morning, Vietnam • Champion of the 2019 Milklab Barista Battle Series Jibbi Little recounts her discoveries about coffee production and culture in South-East Asia.
Lessons learned • Espressology’s Instaurator shares some valuable experiences that can help grow a new business and set an existing one up for further growth and success.
An Accademia for the world • Paris has the Louvre, New York has the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, and now Florence has Accademia Del Caffè Espresso, a place dedicated to building a sustainable future for espresso coffee.
Sky’s the limit • Specialty coffee is reshaping the food and coffee sector at Sydney and Melbourne airports, giving tourists their first taste of the country’s coffee quality, and locals the chance to try before they fly.
Welcome to Southland • Southland Merchants is making a difference for Brazilian farmers through its green bean trading policy by supporting an economically sustainable supply chain.
Wishing well • Through community projects, investments, and experimentation, Project Origin offers stability to producers and quality to roasters.
Bridging the gap • Fairtrade ANZ is working with farmers in Papua New Guinea to improve coffee quality and create a...