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 • Each issue of BeanScene we profile a few of our talented contributors.
THE BEATING HEART
ASCA NORTHERN REGION COFFEE CHAMPIONSHIP CROWNS NEW AND PAST WINNERS
ASCA CENTRAL REGION COFFEE CHAMPIONS FLY HIGH
Stuff on the scene
The art of a brand • DC Specialty Coffee General Manager Rob Stewart speaks to BeanScene about building a brand through creativity, doing things differently, and hitting a 20-year milestone as a result.
Back to basics • George Calombaris has enjoyed more than 25 years working in commercial kitchens and a decade as a household name on MasterChef. He talks to BeanScene about frappés, fulfilment, and what the future has in store.
Keep the flow • The Flow system is more than a tool. It’s an insurance policy café operators need to quantify and qualify their performance, and ensure they stay in business next week, and in the months and years to come.
The ultimate Gap Year • Bluestone Lane has the opportunity of a lifetime for passionate hospitality workers with a flair for human connection and the chance to share their proud barista talent on the US stage.
Flavour creators • Move over espresso martini, it’s time to uncover the next coffee and spirits combo, and with the help of MONIN syrups, let flavour be the guide.
A pioneer with purpose • BeanScene speaks with Cafetto about its deep industry support and the significance of sponsoring the World Coffee Championships on home soil.
Sugar, spice and all things nice • Arkadia Beverages is helping cafés stand out from the crowd with its extensive range of chai and drinking chocolate options.
Shaping water solutions • BRITA Managing Director Peter Harley reflects on the company’s impact on the café industry and how it has educated its partners on the importance of water quality.
What’s in the cup? • Penny Wolff of Wolff Coffee Roasters explores caffeine levels and just how little people know about what they’re drinking.
Back to the future • Eversys’ Kamal Bengougam discusses ‘imposter syndrome’ and why the espresso machine manufacturer had to redefine its narrative to create a new category of equipment called Super Traditional.
MULTIFUNCTIONALITY AT ITS BEST
THE PLUG & PLAY SOLUTION
THE FIRST BOILERLESS BATCH BREWER
Return to the Giro • Gruppo Cimbali reconnects to the world of cycling with Faema’s official sponsorship of the Giro d’Italia.
When size matters • Egro’s new QuBe fully automatic coffee machine is making its way Down Under, and it’s a real size solution for small businesses and the office coffee sector.
More than attitude • Tempesta Barista Attitude is about to make its competition debut at the World Barista Championship, and as BeanScene explores, it’s more than a name or a piece of technology.
A solution for all • Technical service provider Brew Solutions is passionate about supporting its customers to make informed decisions about machine performance and environmental impact.
Merlo goes green • Merlo Coffee is on a mission to obtain carbon neutrality, and to get there, Head of Operations Simon Brooks reflects on its sustainability endeavours.
One less footprint • FTA Coffee discusses becoming Australia’s first coffee importer to offer Climate Active certified carbon neutral green coffee beans.
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