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Cultured Product – Tea & Spice Chai

Posted July 26, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Tea & Spice is all about quality specialty chai, offering both a wet and powdered chai option. This handcrafted “wet” chai recently won Fine Food Australia 2016’s Best New Product, and is served in cafés and distributed by specialty coffee roasters all over Australia. It is also vegan friendly, and only has a 30 second […]

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Cafe Owners & Barista Association of Australia Issue Update

Posted July 26, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

2016 was The Year Of Consolidation Dear Members of COBAA, Thank you for all your support since our COBAA association incorporation in January 2015. Many leading café and food service suppliers have greatly assisted us with hosting events such as Café Talk and Food Safari Café. Our first goals have now been achieved, with full […]

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Cheeki Coffee Cups and Travel Mugs

Posted July 26, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

As Australia wakes up to our War on Waste, the plastic pollution crisis is becoming front of mind. Customers are looking for reusable and refillable alternatives for their takeaway tea and coffee. “These are exciting times for supporters of plastic waste reduction.” says Simon Karlik, owner of Cheeki. “Cafés are responding positively to reusable cups […]

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How to start a capsules production line: some tips from the experts

Posted July 26, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Capsules cartoning is drawing coffee producers’ attention. To have an insight of the sector, we talked to Mr. Matteo Pattuelli, General Manager of Senzani Brevetti, manufacturer of machinery and technology for automatic primary and secondary packaging. Mr. Pattuelli answered the FAQ all coffee producers willing to start a new capsules production line may have. What […]

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StixToGo® coffee stoppers – perfect for office coffee runs & coffee deliveries

Posted July 26, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

StixToGo® products are exclusively distributed in Australasia by MBPAK. From humble beginnings to customers in all major Australian cities and a distribution partner in Auckland, New Zealand. StixToGo are clever little stoppers (or plugs) for the lid of a takeaway coffee cup. They snap firmly into the drinking hole of a coffee lid and create […]

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Puqpress M1: The newest cafe MUST HAVE!

Posted July 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

ARE YOU SEEKING CONSISTENT SHOTS EVERY TIME, NO MATTER WHICH OF YOUR BARISTAS ARE PULLING SHOTS? Grind & Tamp all in one! Reduce waste from channeled shots and eliminate human error, this combination will not only save your business time but save your Barista as well, by reducing the incidence of Barista Wrist and associated […]

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Brewtown – Newtown

Posted July 19, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

To make great coffee with no constraints. The team that Simon Triggs assembled for his venture in Newtown looked around at the Australian coffee world and saw two models – corporate roasters, and young, passionate roasters looking to push boundaries, but lacking resources and experience. Simon and his Master Chief Roaster, Luke McSweeney (who has […]

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Cereal for Coffee

Posted July 19, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Help feed hungry kids so they can focus on learning. Statistics show that as many as 1 in 5 children in Australia go to school hungry, resulting in the loss of two hours essential learning time per day through them being distracted, not participating or reducing their capacity to learn. Our aim is to change […]

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Sweet Maria’s – Cafe Review

Posted July 19, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Most coffee roasters, when they are finding their way, would have gone online and searched a coffee origin and its tasting profile from the coffee enthusiast site “Sweet Maria’s”. I had the opportunity to call in and see Maria and Tom at their new warehouse office and showroom in the city of Oakland near San […]

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5 Tips to keep your customers returning

Posted July 19, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

How are you looking after your customers? Once your business is up and running one of the challenges is learning how to keep your customer’s satisfied. To keep your customers returning check out our helpful tips! 1. Know your customers By knowing who your customers are you will generate a clearer picture of how your […]

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Caffeinated Runners

Posted July 12, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The cyclists worked it out a long time ago – the runners are now catching on by making exercise more social and frequenting cafes in groups. In many cases, the post session coffee is now as important as the exercise itself. Parkrun has been a key driver in café engagement for runners, with over 200 […]

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Chef Works Australia to launch NEW 2018 Uniform Collection

Posted July 12, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

‘Hospitality Begins Front of House’ Chef Works Australia to launch NEW 2018 Uniform Collection at Fine Food Exhibition in September, featuring cutting-edge styles for Front of House. “Every creator needs a promoter; the most creative people are not always very good at self-promoting. Actors and singers need agents, artists need galleries and chefs need front […]

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Important changes for businesses from 1 July 2017

Posted July 12, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Find out what it means for your business… If you run a business in Australia, from 1 July 2017 there are changes that may affect you and your employees. Changes to penalty rates A reduction to Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in the retail, hospitality, fast food and pharmacy sector will commence from 1 […]

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Reneka Self Tamping Technology Exclusive to Essential Coffee

Posted July 11, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

PATENTED AROMA PERFECT – SELF TAMPING With Aroma Perfect, Reneka completely redefines the technology standards! The patented Aroma Perfect brewing unit guarantees optimum tamping pressure. Thanks to its technology, the brewhead automatically adapts to the amount of coffee and support changes in dosage to ensure a perfect tamp pressure for a perfect extraction cup after […]

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Horizon POS… use it anywhere

Posted July 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Australians are famous for adopting the latest technology available. The iPad generation are more focused on easier, less expensive alternatives to the standard POS Systems. We have worked hard to find the best value solution for our tech savvy clients, and so Horizon POS was born! Horizon POS is a locally supported iPad POS system […]

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Staff turnover is a huge issue for all small businesses

Posted July 5, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

If you’re like most businesses, staffing is not only one of your biggest expenses; it’s also one of your biggest headaches. This headache is something that Jora Local have set out on a mission to address. “We know staff turnover is a huge issue for all small businesses, especially owner/operators in the hospitality space” said […]

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Arkadia Matcha Chai Tea

Posted July 5, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Experience true café indulgence with Arkadia Matcha Chai Tea. Using the finest grade of Japanese Matcha green tea, combined with subtle aromatic flavours to create a delicious, creamy latte. Matcha Green Tea is made by grinding the entire tea leaf into powder, providing a higher concentration of antioxidants and nutrients than regular green tea. So […]

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NowPresso – Coffee Freedom is now here!

Posted July 5, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

My name is John Rochecouste. I am the creator of the NowPresso birthed in Melbourne Australia. It is the world’s first fully portable, lithium battery operated espresso machine expertly engineered with dedication to the perfect shot. Its precision design uses boiled water and also boils cold water all within the one, simple to use system. […]

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Rubia Coffee Traders – manufacturer of the S1 Roasted Coffee Destoner.

Posted July 5, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The aim of the S1 is to separate foreign heavy materials encountered in roasted coffee seeds. It combines the use of gravity, air propulsion and a vertical venturi by way of a cylindrical duct, with a distinct silhouette resembling that of a swan. Simply put, roasted coffee seeds enter the system at the junction of […]

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Ban on excessive payment surcharges

Posted July 5, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

How much are you charging your customers? Last updated: 4 July 2017  From September 1 2017 there will be a limit on the amount you can charge your customers for paying by card. What will the ban change? The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) will be enforcing a ban on excessive payment surcharges. This […]

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Upper Limb Injuries in Baristas

Posted July 4, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Introducing the PuqPress Introduction Next time you stop in for a coffee at your local barista, spare a thought for them, or maybe ask them how they are feeling. There is a good chance that they might be experiencing some low back pain or arm pain, particularly around the shoulder elbow or wrist. You see, […]

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Profit in Specialty Tea Service

Posted June 29, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

From our early childhood experiences of an afternoon tea stemming from our English roots to our more recent European style tea brewing methods, our tea culture is brimming with ethnic diversity. With the café scene flourishing across Australia, the opportunities to experience this diversity have never been better, with many of us making the visit […]

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Aseado, the Sustainable Solution

Posted June 28, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Aseado, the Sustainable Solution Operational costs are soaring. Your consumers demand exceptional products, first-rate presentation, and essentially, a high quality experience every time they set foot in your establishment. To meet these expectations and demand, you need to save everywhere else where you can. Aseado premium European glasswashers, pot washers and dishwashers have been designed […]

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Integrated POS

Posted June 28, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

There once was a time when the role of a cash register was to securely store money and tally up the sales total at the end of the day. And while, for many small businesses this remains a major priority of their Point of Sale equipment, it is worth considering some of the other basic […]

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Cafe Review – Cat and Cloud Coffee Co.

Posted June 28, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

It was the perfect mix of spring sunshine, great tasting coffee, served with loads of smiles at my recent visit to one of America’s most talked about coffee businesses. Cat and Cloud Coffee Co. is the creation of three like-minded souls, who all have a passion for great coffee but without all the pretentious carry-ons […]

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BizCover – Essential Cover for Your Cafe or Coffee Shop

Posted June 28, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Essential Cover for Your Cafe or Coffee Shop It goes without saying that, Australia is a coffee obsessed nation. Our love affair with coffee has been continuously growing since the 1950’s, so it’s no wonder many people aspire to open their own cafe or coffee shop and serve ‘the best coffee in town’. If you’re […]

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Cheeki Coffee Cups and Travel Mugs

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cheeki Coffee Cups and Travel Mugs Cheeki is Australia’s number one brand of reusable Food Grade #304 Food (18/8) Stainless Steel Coffee Cups, Water Bottles, Food Jars and Shakers. Lids are PP5 recyclable plastic. Double walled, vacuum insulated Coffee Cups keep drinks hot for up to 8 hours and cold for up to 12 hours. […]

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Essential Business Planning Resources

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Useful templates and checklists for your business from business.gov.au Sometimes the most challenging part of business planning is knowing where to begin and having the resources to do so. Putting together a ‘to do’ list for your business is useful. Having the templates and checklists that enable you to achieve your tasks is even better. […]

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The Journey of a Coffee Drinker

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

I first met Cafe Culture Magazine Publisher Sean Edwards at Toby’s Estate, Chippendale. I was a relative newby to the cafe industry and ordered a cappuccino – Sean ordered a piccolo latte – I’d never heard of a piccolo latte at the time. It sounded a little bit special. I don’t think I’ve had a […]

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The New Coffee Flavour Wheel

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Knowledge Talk initiated by Toby’s Estate Coffee in Brisbane and presented by Peter Giuliano from the SCAA has shed light on how the new Coffee Taster’s Flavour Wheel was produced. Peter opened his talk by saying how people these days really care about the way coffee tastes, but up to this point, very little […]

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Do you use powder or real tea leaves?

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Gone are the days where an acceptable chai latte is just a glass of hot, sugary, sweet cinnamon milk. Most Australian cafes could get away with it five years ago, but nowadays chai drinkers can be even fussier about their chai than “coffee snobs” are about  their coffee. “Is your chai sickeningly sweet?”; “Does your […]

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New cup tray out now from EPS

Posted June 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

We provide a wide range of products for the everyday barista. Priding ourselves on service, delivery and a quality product, we offer a comprehensive range of cup sizes and lid options to suit all your needs. An independent and 100% Australian owned business we are the barista’s choice. Eco Barista™ trays are designed to minimise their impact […]

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Adore Estate coffee – Driven by innovation

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

We began Adore Estate Coffee in 2010 as a boutique brand with one key principle in mind, Innovation. Over the years we’ve kept innovation as a crucial component in the journey of our beans, from the time they are picked until they are consumed by our customers. Our Boutique range of blends is innovative through […]

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Profit in Specialty Tea Service

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

From our early childhood experiences of an afternoon tea stemming from our English roots to our more recent European style tea brewing methods, our tea culture is brimming with ethnic diversity. With the café scene flourishing across Australia, the opportunities to experience this diversity have never been better, with many of us making the visit […]

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Maltra Foods celebrates 20 years of manufacturing in Melbourne.

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Maltra Foods is one of the largest powdered-food manufacturers in Australia, supplying the foodservice and retail markets with high-quality powdered and dry blended products. On 2nd of June Maltra Foods celebrated its 20th year of manufacturing in Melbourne, attended by Maltra Foods suppliers, staff & Federal MP for Chisholm Julia Banks. The celebration began with […]

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Get your questions answered about the new CoOL laws

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Register for ACCC’s free webinar on the Country of Origin Labelling laws… Does your business grow, produce, manufacture, distribute, import or sell food products? Do you know what your business needs to do to comply with the new Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard? The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is hosting a free […]

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Grind deliver the daily breeze

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Almond milk cocktail anyone? With the new wave of alternative milks hitting the UK scene and London Coffee Fest just around the corner, it only seems right to take the humble almond and create a little “latte art” infused with cherry, chocolate and alcohol, right? Hotting up on the beverage coffee scene we introduce Grind […]

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Get Puqed

Posted June 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Reduce Barista Injuries The repetitive nature of manual tamping is proven to cause physical shoulder and wrist injuries. Better extraction Perfect espresso shots guaranteed every time. Perfectly level Specialty coffee requires the right equipment to achieve proven results. Consistent pressure Tamping pressure is digitally adjustable from 10kg to 30kg of force. WWW.PUQPRESS.COM.AU Call 1300 582 […]

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The Buccheri Group – Raising the bar in a sophisticated coffee market

Posted June 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Buccheri Group is the market leader when it comes to coffee roasting. Introducing the Giesen W15A – Infrared Technology at the heart of the Beaumont Lab! The Buccheri Group’s new coffee roaster is the first Giesen to use infrared technology.  It’s the best of its kind in Australia for speciality coffee, director Santo Buccheri […]

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Staff turnover is a huge issue for all small businesses

Posted June 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

If you’re like most businesses staffing is not only one of your biggest expenses, it’s also one of your biggest headaches. This headache is something that Jora Local have set out on a mission to address. “We know staff turnover is a huge issue for all small businesses, especially owner/operators in the hospitality space” said […]

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Third annual Global Barista Celebration Championship

Posted June 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Late last year, Coffee Brothers Owner/Director Tony Macri and I were invited to Harbin, China, judging and competing respectively in the third annual Global Barista Celebration Championship (GBCC). The competition features a shared focus between latte art and the coffee flavour profile, with categories in both espresso and milk-based. Not only was the GBCC a […]

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7 tips to help you in the new financial year

Posted June 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

It’s nearly the beginning of a new financial year. Which means it’s time to review, reset and plan for the year ahead. Here are 7 tips to help your business start the new financial year out right. Sit down, assess and review your business finances, and if available get guidance from your accountant or bookkeeper.  […]

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Gain up to 40% of business!

Posted June 1, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Australian Retailers that don’t accept cards are losing forty percent of potential customers Two in five Australian cardholders avoid shops that don’t provide card payment options for low-value transactions  SYDNEY, Australia – 31 May 2017 The vast majority of Australians prefer using their payment cards and are avoiding shops that do not accept them. 61 […]

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Climate Change

Posted June 1, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Usually it’s the coffee market that we know for bobbing up and down like a fishing lure at a trout farm. But at the minute, it’s also the tea market that has us on our toes. Between tough competition, increasing production costs, and the dreaded, ever-looming spectre of climate change, the market is brewing up […]

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Retro coffee – was it really that bad?

Posted June 1, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

For many a coffee drinker only recently discovering the wonders of the liquid gold, the image of a cappuccino stacked with a mountainous peak of frothed milk is all but a tale mentioned in conversation amongst seasoned baristas and aficionados. However, the select few that have been around long enough to experience such wonders have […]

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Abacus

Posted May 30, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

• With abacus customers can use our system’s interface for self-ordering. It allows them to easily choose and order their own food and drinks. • Faced with long queues and no time to wait?  Why not order from your phone or your computer at work?  It will push straight through to their POS.  It will […]

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Barrel Aged Coffee Beer

Posted May 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The overlap of industries With craft beer and specialty coffee still in their infancy, innovation has been the focal point of both industries. Granted, coffee and beer have been around for a few millennia; it’s only within the past several years that the pioneers in both of these industries have really elevated the quality of […]

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The US Roasters Guild Sensory Summit

Posted May 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Future of Coffee Science is Looking Bright! The Sensory Summit is a U.S. Roasters Guild Event focused on the higher-level needs of experienced roasters and coffee tasters. With only 110 spots available, this year’s Summit (held on Jan 26 – 29) was a collaborative event with UC Davis, taking place at the Robert Mondavi […]

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Seek qualified baristas with Barista Seeker

Posted May 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Barista Seeker is a job board for the barista industry, founded nearly 2 years ago to cater for a void in the market. Other hospitality sites exist but none that are specifically dedicated to baristas. The barista industry and community are growing rapidly in Australia. After baristaseeker.com.au was launched, many café owners around Melbourne were […]

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Pros & Cons of social media for business

Posted May 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Pros of social media When used effectively, social media can have all the benefits of word of mouth, just on a larger scale! It can also help you reach a high number of potential customers. Potential advantages of social media can include: reduced marketing costs increased sales increased traffic to your website improved ranking on […]

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