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Hank’s Ploughmans Chutney

Posted October 21, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Hank’s traditional Ploughmans Chutney is a blend of the finest apple, tomato, sultanas, onion added with a touch of ginger to create a full-bodied chutney, rich in flavour and texture. Used in some of the finest restaurants and cafes to enhance the flavour, this chutney takes food appreciation to a new level with all meats […]

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Making Coffee Roasting Smoother

Posted October 21, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

The coffee bean roasting process heats up to 275 °C, with the beans being roasted from 3 to 30 minutes. 
To remove the heat-fused waste, a modular and effective waste extraction system is required, making Eximo’s speedLOCK ducting perfect for coffee roasters.
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Bite Size Instagram Competition!

Posted October 21, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Do you fancy yourself an Instagram aficionado? Have you been know to scale tall buildings to get the perfect shot? In honour of Bite Size Coffee Treats launching on Instagram, we are putting the challenge out! We want you to take the coolest, edgiest, most creative photo of a Bite Size Coffee Treat & Post […]

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Golden Bean Photos 2013

Posted October 17, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag
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How good does it get!

Posted October 17, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Yes! The Natvia Golden Bean not only attracted record numbers of entries and delegates but also had a week of perfect coastal weather in Port Macquarie.  What better place to showcase the world’s largest coffee roasters competition than in this magnificent beach side location with Australia’s best climate. The Golden Bean is now in its […]

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Golden Bean Winners Announced!

Posted October 13, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

THE RESULTS ARE IN!! Congratulations to PROUD MARY for their coffee Ghost Rider, taking out the Overall Golden Bean Coffee Roaster Award. Click below to download the results pdf for all bronze, silver and gold category winners.

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Quickview Location Map

Posted October 4, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Need to get around town…?  Click the map below for full screen view Looking for things to eat, drink, buy and do?  Check out Discover Magazine for all the latest info.

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Coffee Roaster Awards Night

Posted October 4, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

The final night of The 2013 Natvia Golden Bean Competition and Conference will host the renowned Awards Night, this year featuring a Back To School theme! Join us for dinner, drinks, live music and to congratulate the category winners and of course the overall Golden Bean winner for 2013. The school bus will depart Rydges […]

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Café Biz launch Brisbane event at the QLD Coffee Community barista finals

Posted September 30, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Another successful coffee networking event: This inaugural event took place at First Pour in Brisbane’s West End on Saturday 28 September.  Three finalists completed for the glory battling out against each other in front of a crowd of 50 passionate coffee lovers.  Raihaan Esat from DiBella Coffee Queensland won this event with his unique performance […]

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Specialty blends for men and women

Posted September 27, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

WHOEVER said men were from Mars and women were from Venus was wrong. They’re from Brazil and Ethiopia, according to a Riverina coffee roaster. The Blessed Bean owners Simone and Jason Dowding surveyed about 700 customers through blind cupping tests to distinguish the coffee characteristics favoured by each sex. “We did a lot of surveys […]

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Zatar Marinated Lamb Backstrap

Posted September 27, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

with Brocollini & Freekeh Salad Chef Andrew Mcdonald, Axil Coffee Roasters SERVES 6 – 8 3 lamb backstraps, cut in half 1 /4 bunch thyme, chopped 1 /4 bunch marjoram, chopped 1 tsp black sesame seeds 1 tsp white sesame seeds 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp fenugreek powder 1 pinch sumac oil to coat […]

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The menu tricks that tap more than your appetite

Posted September 27, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Make no mistake: a menu is a manipulative document meant to make you spend more money than you anticipated. Blame the persuasive influence of a burgeoning trend called menu engineering: strategic tweaking designed to drive sales. Especially if you are hungry, you may well be swayed by the guile of a menu engineer bent on […]

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Pie Face to open first ‘drive through’ store

Posted September 23, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

On Tuesday 10th September, Coffee Brothers hosted a night for the industry featuring a latte art throw down that included some fantastic Australian barista talent and also a presentation from Sam Mariawa of the INIK Co-operative. 25 talented baristas came to Mona Vale for the challenge with in-house baristas taking on baristas from Piccolo’s in Balmain, […]

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Ready Set, only 2 weeks to, GO!

Posted September 23, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Take your seat amongst Roasting Royalty It’s 2 weeks to go until the Natvia Golden Bean for 2013. To assist you in this busy time we’ve put together a checklist …           YOUR CHECKLIST 1. Got my event coffee bags 2. Completed and sent back entry form 3. Packed and sent […]

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Coffee Brothers raise funds for Vanuatu Coffee Farmers

Posted September 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

On Tuesday 10th September, Coffee Brothers hosted a night for the industry featuring a latte art throw down that included some fantastic Australian barista talent and also a presentation from Sam Mariawa of the INIK Co-operative. 25 talented baristas came to Mona Vale for the challenge with in-house baristas taking on baristas from Piccolo’s in Balmain, […]

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Muki Yeung – Chux Barista Cup WINNER!

Posted September 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Muki Yeung of Ducale Coffee wins Chux Barista Cup at Fine Food Australia Fine Food Australia hosted the Chux Barista Cup including 8 of Sydney’s best baristas.  The Chux Barista Cup was designed to reproduce the pressure of what happens in great espresso bars around the world. Competing head to head baristas had to prepare […]

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Cafe Biz Expo Brisbane to be launched at Veneziano First Pour

Posted September 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Over the last 10 years Cafe Biz has alternated between Sydney & Melbourne. In 2014 Cafe Biz will head north to Brisbane in partnership with the AustralAsian Specialty Coffee Association and the QLD Coffee Community Group. In addition, Cafe Biz Brisbane will host the QLD Specialty Coffee Championships. Brisbane has an amazing café scene supported […]

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Mal Gill 2013 Australian Sandwich King

Posted September 13, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Australasian Sandwich Association (ASA) today announced that Mal Gill, former My Kitchen Rules contestant and owner of Lady Marmalade Café and newly opened Shady Palms Café in Brisbane has been selected as the best sandwich maker in the country, following his victory in the Great Australian Sandwich competition at this year’s Fine Food show […]

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Caffeine may contribute to healthy liver

Posted September 13, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

…for people with fatty liver disease Increased caffeine intake may reduce fatty liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to an international team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) and the Duke University School of Medicine. Using cell culture and mouse models, the authors of the study, observed that caffeine […]

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Unilever buys T2

Posted September 13, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

She opened her first teashop on Brunswick Street in Melbourne’s funky Fitzroy in 1996 and made her name selling brews such as Sencha Quince, Liquorice Legs and Strawberries & Cream. Now Maryanne Shearer, the founder of Australia’s fastest-growing premium tea chain T2, has sold out to the world’s largest tea company, Unilever. The purchase price […]

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A moment of morning amusement

Posted September 13, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Grab your coffee, sit back and take a moment to remember 40 songs of coffee…

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Anne Cooper to take on Natvia Golden Bean Head Judge / Roastress position

Posted September 5, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

NEWS Flash Anne has been in the coffee industry for 21 years and has had the opportunity to work at all levels – as a barista, cafe owner, Diploma qualified Trainer and Assessor delivering and developing accredited barista training programs and competitions for baristas and franchisees. Anne has also been involved in the AASCA (AustralAsian […]

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Brisbane breakfast scene booming as foodies dump dinner plans

Posted August 30, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

CASH-strapped foodies who are sick of getting dolled up for dinner are making the Brisbane breakfast scene boom. The early morning rush has been so busy one restaurateur has dubbed Brisbane the breakfast capital of Australia. Woollongabba’s Paw Paw cafe general manager Giorgina Venzin reckons the river city’s southside cafes often have queues around the […]

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Muffin Break launches Election Bean Poll in stores

Posted August 30, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Find out who will be the next ‘topbean’ or ‘hasbean’. Muffin Break has launched an unofficial Election Bean Poll to offer their customers a chance to cast their vote to determine who will be the country’s next political ‘TOPBEAN’ or ‘HASBEAN.’ The brand has set up cylinders for the Labor Party, Coalition (Liberals/ Nationals), Greens, […]

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Extend the art of coffee

Posted August 29, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

BioCup Art Series – Extend the art of Coffee BioPak are proud to promote the Australian arts community with the first release of the BioCup Art Series. The BioCup already carries an environmental message – with paper sourced from managed plantations, and a waterproof lining made from plants not oil – this series sees them […]

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Cafe Culture @ Fine Food Sydney

Posted August 26, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Cafe Culture Team will be located at Chef’s Studio – Rear Hall 5 Demonstration Stage, HL50 Fine Food Australia, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour 9-12 September 2013             Program Monday 9th September 3pm to 5pm  Coffee Notes Coffee Appraisal A panel of expert industry judges will present […]

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Coffee Brothers to host Fund Raising event for INIK Co-operative

Posted August 26, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Coffee Brothers is a cafe and green bean importer specialising in coffee from the Pacific Islands. On Tuesday 10th September, Coffee Brothers will host an industry night featuring a ‘Latte Art’ thrown down including 30 of Australia’s best barista talent (+ a few wild cards) and a presentation from Sam Mariawa of the INIK Co-operative. […]

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Natvia Special Offer!

Posted August 25, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Be the first 20 Cafes to contact Natvia to get a FREE BOX OF NATVIA Contact Natvia to discuss opportunities for your cafe and mention this advert to see if you’re one of the first 20 cafes to receive a FREE BOX of Natvia. For enquiries, contact: sam@natvia.com.au www.natvia.com.au www.facebook.com/natvianaturalsweetener

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Category 12 – Syphon

Posted August 23, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Category 12 at the Natvia Golden Bean 2013 will be Syphon, using the Steampunk. Alpha Dominche have devised a whole new way of brewing coffee (and tea for that matter), using new technologies applied to the traditional filter method to achieve some fantastic results in flavour. Think Tank Coffee is proud to be the Australian […]

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Brazil Specialty Coffee Association to host Direct Trade Meetings at September conference

Posted August 15, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – In a new initiative to develop direct trade relationships between buyers and sellers of Brazil’s specialty coffees, a cupping exchange at the 8th annual Espaço Café Brasil event in September will allow coffee buyers from around the world to taste a wide selection of available coffees while meeting in person with […]

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World Coffee Events Announces Special Feature Activity at HOST Milan 2013

Posted August 15, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

WBC ALL – STARS: World Coffee Events Announces Special Feature Activity at HOST Milan 2013 World Coffee Events (WCE) is proud to introduce a brand new feature activity – WBC All-Stars – to take place at the HOST Milan event in the Fieramilano from 18-22 October, 2013. HOST Milan is the international exhibition of the […]

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BRITA Vivreau Bottler – The Alternative To Pre-Bottled Water

Posted August 14, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

BRITA Vivreau Bottler and designer bottles are leading the way in providing an environmental alternative to pre-bottled water. The high performance BRITA Vivreau Icebank and Instant Sparkling technology allows you to dispense unlimited quantities of filtered, chilled still and sparkling water into exclusive, reusable designer bottles, eliminating regular deliveries of pre-bottled mineral waters  as well […]

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ScienceShot: A Shot of Coffee That Gets You Drunk

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Now you can get a new kind of buzz from coffee. Researchers have found a way to turn used coffee grounds into an alcoholic beverage. In recent years, the industry of distilled spirits has put out a call for new beverages with different flavors created from unusual raw materials. To answer this call, some scientists […]

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The latte lavatories: old toilet blocks facing a cafe makeover

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

They are seedy and entirely unlovely, redolent of graffiti, urine and filth. But three vacant Sydney toilet blocks may soon be occupied under a plan to turn them into cafes. The City of Sydney has been fielding offers from cafe operators to take over decommissioned public toilets at Taylor Square, Belmore Park near Central Station, […]

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Legendary Sydney pie shop Harry’s Cafe de Wheels goes global

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

IT’S the pie cart that became an Australian legend, and now it’s going global. Harry’s Cafe de Wheels, the iconic harbourside food stall which has been serving up its famous pies with peas since the 1930s, is to expand into Asia and the United States. In a reverse of the trend for foreign takeovers of […]

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Cafes and restaurants take over traditional retail outlets as industry continues to soften

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

HIGH Street is turning into “Eat Street”, as the decline in bricks-and-mortar retailers leads to foodies replacing fashionistas at strips around Brisbane. A report by commercial property group Jones Lang LaSalle has found Brisbane is in for a gourmet makeover, with the tough business environment seeing eateries taking over from traditional retailers. Jones Lang LaSalle […]

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New Yorkers finally warm to the humble Aussie flat white

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

COFFEE junkies can now order an Australian flat white across New York without fear of facing a blank stare and prolonged withdrawal symptoms. From the Manhattan neighbourhoods of the East Village, TriBeCa, Chelsea, Midtown and Murray Hill and across the East River to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg, Prospect Park and Fort Greene, Australian-owned cafes are changing the […]

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Playfair Café takes out inaugural Aroma Cup

Posted August 9, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Approximately 4,000 people voted for their favourite café in Sydney’s The Rocks throughout July; however it was Playfair Café that took out the inaugural Aroma Cup. Coming in at second place was Café Danieli, meanwhile The Fine Food Store was voted the heritage precinct’s third best coffee destination. The award is designed to recognise The […]

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The Coffee Academy

Posted August 2, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Where to find the country’s best coffee What’s a great lunch without coffee?  Nothing!  Which is why coffee is of course a large feature at Melbourne’s first ever, dedicated trade event for the multi-billion dollar food-to-go industry – lunch! From those whose love of coffee has driven them to make it their work, to others […]

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Proud of What We Started

Posted August 1, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Golden Bean Looking back at seven years of the Golden Bean Roasters Awards I am filled with pride for what the Café Culture team has achieved. Recently when our major sponsor Nativa said to me that we should sack our media agency for not banging the drum enough about creating a competition for an […]

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Launching: Cafetto at Home

Posted July 24, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cafetto at Home formulates a complete range of cleaning and sanitation products especially for home coffee brewing equipment. The range is the first and only one in the world with certified organic credentials. All products are registered with Biological Farmers of Australia and the Organic Material Review Institute in the USA. Cafetto at Home also […]

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NEW – Cafe Culture NEWS Page

Posted July 22, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Keep up to date with your industry! Check out our NEWS page for all the latest cafe industry related stories and press releases. At Cafe Culture we understand that we are working in a fast paced industry and there is a need to speed up communication and access to information to assist you in making […]

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Growing and processing methods continue to pay off for MauiGrown Coffee

Posted July 21, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii – July 18, 2013 – As MauiGrown Coffee prepares for its new harvest season next month, the company is optimistic about the future of their 100% MAUI Origin Coffee thanks to their unique varietal approach to coffee, innovative coffee growing and processing methods, and a strong demand locally and nationally for their […]

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Masterchef All Stars Winner Callum Hann has been appointed Chief Taste Officer (CTO) of Thankyou Food

Posted July 17, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Masterchef All Stars Winner Callum Hann has been appointed Chief Taste Officer (CTO) of Thankyou Food, one of two new product lines launched yesterday by Australian social enterprise Thankyou. Thankyou has helped improve the lives of millions of people in need since launching its initial bottled water product Thankyou Water in 2008. In just over […]

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Tasmanian Government takes firm stance on plastic bags

Posted July 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

A huge development in the campaign against plastic bag use has occurred in Tasmania, with the government making a promise to make the island state plastic bag free by the end of 2013. Pollution from plastic bags is having a devastating effect on the environment. Australians consume up to 10 million plastic bags a day, […]

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Busy doesn’t have to mean unhealthy with new Vietnamese cuisine

Posted July 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

By Two Sisters launch their authentic range of pre-made dishes By Two Sisters are proud to launch their range of healthy Vietnamese dishes, using fresh produce and packed with authentic flavours. The Melbourne-duo are committed to making the eating of healthy, nutritious food easy for their customers, by offering purposely packaged meals that keep their […]

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Markets of Melbourne Announce Market Week 2013

Posted July 16, 2013 by Cafe Culture Mag

Markets of Melbourne Announce Market Week 2013 – A Celebration of ICONIC Proportions! Saturday 7th September – Sunday 15th September 2013 Market Week returns this September to celebrate Melbourne’s Markets’ iconic status. For more than 120 years, Prahran Market, South Melbourne Market, Dandenong Market and Queen Victoria Market have each been cemented as iconic symbols […]

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