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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THE LITTLE THINGS
Stuff on the scene
Fleur’s own lane • Melbourne Coffee Merchants and Market Lane Coffee Co-Founder Fleur Studd talks to BeanScene about the power of storytelling, a year of innovating and making coffee for the city that loves to drink it.
Star of the sea • Josh Niland talks to BeanScene about his rock star coffee encounter, the power of online learning, and breaking down the barrier to sustainable fishing.
The cost of a cup • BeanScene asks why coffee from a certification and development model like Fairtrade costs more and how that price is reflected in the cup.
RTD revolution • From bottles to cans and cartons, the coffee industry is embracing ready to drink coffee as more than a sugary caffeine hit.
Setting the tone • Barista Group has partnered with Swiss company Tone to bring the next generation in recipe development and boilerless brewing technology to Australia.
A new standard • Why the Victoria Arduino E1 Prima’s compact size and high-end functionality make it more than just a domestic machine for coffee professionals or enthusiasts.
A smart approach • Wega is set to launch the WBar, a compact and intuitive espresso machine to allow baristas to work quickly, smoothly, and vertically.
Great southern land • A new strategy and structure will provide Rancilio Group with the means to better service its partners in the Australia and New Zealand local markets.
The new pack • Wolff Coffee Roasters has launched redesigned and recyclable coffee packaging that embraces what customers love about the roaster.
A roasting revolution • Instaurator of Espressology talks to BeanScene about daggy coffee making, the impact of the World Barista Championship, and the country’s respect for locally roasted produce.
Time to workshop • WKSHOP is a roastery committed to helping businesses reach their potential, providing specialty coffee solutions with a suite of services and professional support to bring each brand to life.
Onwards and upwards • Cafetto Managing Director Christopher Short discusses permanent behavioural changes on the back of the global pandemic and plans to meet growing consumer demand.
As the market evolves, so should green beans • The South American Growers Alliance offers five regional coffees from Brazil that provide an accessible entryway to the diversity of the country.
A better way • The Volcafe Way sustainability strategy provides green bean trader CofiCom with an avenue to support coffee producers across the globe.
Bullet speed ahead • One of the world’s smallest and most advanced roasters is finally accessible to Australians, giving users a first-hand experience of the infrared technology that’s taking the guesswork out of roasting.
Farmer first • To First Crop Coffee, sustainable green bean buying means forming long-term relationships, commitments, and conversations with coffee producers.
Run of the mill • Southland Merchants is increasing its commitment to smallholder Brazilian farmers with the launch of a processing mill in the Mantiqueira de Minas region that will give producers greater ownership over their coffee.
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