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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DIEGO CAMPOS OF COLOMBIA CROWNED WORLD BARISTA CHAMPION
AUSTRALIA’S CHARLIE CHU WINS WORLD CUP TASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP
MATT WINTON OF SWITZERLAND WINS WORLD BREWERS CUP
Stuff on the scene
Years in the making • Hugh Kelly has achieved third place in the 2021 World Barista Champions, showcasing a new species of coffee and extraction technique that could change the future of specialty coffee.
Donna’s HayDay • Donna Hay is a household name in kitchens across the country. The leading food editor and bestselling cookbook author talks to BeanScene about barista appreciation, the beauty of the European coffee scene, and making history with QR codes.
Coffee’s sea change • Specialty coffee doesn’t just belong in the CBDs and innercity suburbs. A new movement is seeing coastal towns and communities become hubs of coffee and culture, and Will & Co is leading the crusade.
Coffee in the fast lane • The drive-through coffee market is booming and an end-to-end solution from Container Concepts makes it easy and accessible to enter.
A new spin on grinding • The high-precision etzMax grinder introduces grind-by-weight technology among a host of new features for conical burr grinders.
Baring it all • Adrian Duquilla of Instagram account The Naked Barista talks about the rise of his social media presence and why he chooses Califia Farms’ Oat Barista Blend every time.
MISSION AGAINST EMISSIONS
The Picopresso • Wacaco’s third generation of portable espresso machines, the Picopresso, is raising the standard for espresso shots everywhere.
Down to a tea • Origin Tea maintains a leading position in the Australian tea market thanks to a focus on connections with plantations, innovation, and meeting the needs of its café customers.
A cleaner for all • Cafetto shares the process it underwent to achieve Halal certification and why this accreditation is important for the brand’s global growth.
Coffee’s best friend • Coffee Machine Technologies Founder John Colangeli on the growing need for water filtration as water quality drops and machine technology and cost of repairs rise.
A passion project • General Manager of Espressology Ged Ryan talks to BeanScene about the value of perfection and what customers really want in a post-COVID era.
Making a splash with Maltra • Maltra Foods on how its new summer range is meeting the needs of Australian hospitality businesses post-COVID, while helping them get creative with their menus and stay relevant to market trends.
A new criteria for coffee • Through roastery for hire Criteria Coffee, multi-time Barista Champion Craig Simon is breaking down barriers to roasting your own coffee and sharing his deep knowledge with the industry.
Thriving together • Roastress Coops, also known as Anne Cooper of Equilibrium Master Roasters, talks about pivoting her consulting sessions, thriving in an online space, and fostering a supportive roasting community.
The A-Team • As one of Australia’s leading coffee roasters, Grinders Coffee prides itself on the extensive crop to cup coffee education and training program it offers to its customers.
Professionals in education • Joanna “Jo” Yuen, National...