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Alter Eco Truffles

Posted April 26, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Alter Eco’s delicious truffles are certified fairtrade, organic, non-GMO and carbon neutral. In addition, they’re endorsed Gluten Free by Coeliac Australia and free of refined sugars, soy, palm oil, emulsifiers and artificial flavours. The silky-smooth, creamy truffle centres are made with creamy milk, wholesome coconut oil and a mellowing touch of Madagascar vanilla. CONTACT Alter […]

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Business Insights

Half a million calls from small business reveals strong demand for online support

Posted April 26, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Fair Work Ombudsman has today launched its Small Business Showcase, a virtual hub providing a wealth of resources for small business owners seeking information about their workplace obligations. The showcase commences as the Fair Work Ombudsman’s dedicated small business helpline has received its 500,000th call since it was set up at the end of […]

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Business Insights

Do you provide excellent training for your staff or apprentices?

Posted April 26, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Apply for the 2018 Australian Training Awards and get recognition for training your staff.   The Australian Training Awards are national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector that recognise excellence in training and development in Australia. Entries are now open – the categories for businesses include: Small Employer of the Year Award […]

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News

Peter Doyle Retires

Posted April 19, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Well known Chef, Peter Doyle, has decided to hang up his apron after a stellar career in the hospitality industry. Arguably the most prized career in Sydney hospitality, he has worked at many top-shelf establishments including Reflections at Palm Beach, Trianon in Potts Point which was eventually re-born as Cicada and the Establishment Hotel. Peter […]

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Industry News

Hotspots to be audited as spotlight put on the workplace basics of 1000 businesses

Posted April 16, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Targeting fast food, restaurant and café sectors 11 April 2018 The Fair Work Ombudsman has begun auditing 1000 businesses across Australia, as part of a new campaign to ensure employers have the basics right in their workplaces. The industries and areas of focus selected for the campaign have been informed by the analysis of data […]

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Business Insights

Cyber Security

Posted April 11, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cybercrime in Australia is a growing threat and is becoming an attractive way for criminals to steal information, money or disrupt business. As the internet becomes easier to access, and we share and collect more information and data online, you need to ensure security measures are in place. For many businesses, this includes the data […]

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News

London Coffee Festival – Who will take the title of Coffee Master?

Posted April 11, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

24 contenders 7 Disciplines 1 winner Creativity, passion, skill, knowledge and personality – this is what makes a Coffee Master. Judged by a panel of industry figureheads, the fast-paced knockout battle format of Coffee Masters will see 24 baristas showcase their skills head-to-head across a broad range of disciplines. With a prize of £5000 on the […]

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Rare Medium showcase recipes for under $10

Posted April 11, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Rising food costs and operational overheads are a constant challenge for foodservice operators and planning menus that balance expectations with budgets, to please diners and the bottom line, is no easy task. Changing the way you think about lamb – exploring different cuts, experimenting with techniques old and new and considering seasonality of accompanying flavours […]

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Industry

Want the inside running in knowing “What’s Shaping the CAFE Industry in 2018”…. The industry is now valued at over $15 Billion in coffee sales alone!!!

Posted April 4, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

What Shapes Your Industry Report In consultation with a café owners panel, the inaugural Café Pulse survey (September 2010), an idea to improve Café Industry service satisfaction was developed to address real issues in the café market. We then received over 665 completed Café Pulse surveys, representing over 900 individual cafés. This enabled us to […]

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ANTICIPATED BOOM IN RESTAURANT TAKINGS AHEAD OF COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Posted April 4, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) has welcomed the arrival of an estimated 672,000 visitors to the Gold Coast ahead of tonight’s official launch of the 2018 Commonwealth Games. R&CA CEO Juliana Payne said that the large influx of visitors to the Gold Coast region for the Commonwealth Games should result in a significant increase in […]

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News

Help to find and hire job-ready young people

Posted April 4, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Trial a young person in your business and get help with wage & training costs! Would you like to trial a young person to see if they’re the right fit for your business? What is Youth Jobs PaTH? Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) is a flexible program that to makes it easier for you to find […]

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Business Insights

Getting a patent? Step-by-step guide to hiring an intellectual property attorney

Posted March 29, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Use IP Australia’s new Engaging an attorney toolkit to help you!   As a business, chances are you’re creating intellectual property (IP) that you’ll want to protect. Getting a patent can be an uncertain and daunting journey, but engaging an attorney can greatly increase your chance of success. Engaging an attorney toolkit IP Australia’s new […]

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Industry

Introductory Espresso Machine Technician course – Back by popular demand

Posted March 29, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Do you have a handy team member in your coffee business that is repairing your espresso equipment but needs some assistance in understanding the technical side of being a coffee technician? This two-day course is designed for new comers to learn all the safety aspects on the job by a licensed electrician and a fully […]

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News

A recycling revolution is underway at Planet Ark in 2018

Posted March 21, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Save the dates as Planet Ark celebrates its 25th birthday and unveils its plans for 2018. Planet Ark, Australia’s leading environmental behaviour change foundation, has laid out its plans for 2018 and will kick the year off by relaunching its biggest resource for Australian consumers. Listed below are key dates for Planet Ark events and […]

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News

Almond Breeze wants to know what makes you froth

Posted March 21, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Almond Breeze Barista Blend, Australian baristas’ almond milk of choice, is giving baristas, roasters and cafes the opportunity to decide its new packaging design. By deciding what makes you froth, you could win $20,000 – that’s $10,000 for you and $10,000 for your favourite café. A wise person once said your brand is what people […]

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Business Insights

Are you struggling to understand your business tax obligations?

Posted March 15, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Find out about free assistance to help you understand your business tax! Last updated: 6 March 2018  If you’re new to business and confused by your super and tax obligations, why not sign up for the Business Assistance Program? What is the Business Assistance Program? The Business Assistance Program is a free 12 month phone […]

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Industry

Introductory Espresso Machine Technician course

Posted March 14, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Do you have a handy team member in your coffee business that is repairing your espresso equipment but needs some assistance in understanding the technical side of being a coffee technician? This two-day course is designed for new comers to learn all the safety aspects on the job by a licensed electrician and a fully […]

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Cafe Pulse

Coffee is the hero of the Australian Food Service Industry

Posted March 7, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Coffee is the hero of the Australian Foodservice Industry… however cafe owners are telling us that they are more focussed on improving their food offerings in 2018. It’s all about getting the formula right and the smart operators twigged onto this long ago. In high quality cafes I find that industry people talk less about […]

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Industry News

Countrywide Distributors can help you!

Posted March 7, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Countrywide Food Service Distributors are the largest group of independent wholesale Distributors in Australia. From Kalgoorlie to Toowoomba, Darwin to Hobart and everywhere in between, our Distributors span the country to deliver exceptional services and products to assist your business in the foodservice arena. We have more than 160 distribution locations available Australia-wide, so no […]

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News

DIGITAL ISSUE 1 – Out now!

Posted February 28, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

You are going to see a lot more from us in 2018! Cafe Culture International are pumping up our digital presence. Via this NEW monthly digital magazine we’ll keep our content fresh and we endeavour to keep you informed and abreast of what’s happening all things cafe. With a digital reach of over 350,000 views […]

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Cultured Products

Cultured Products – Puqpress Automatic Coffee Tamper – White

Posted February 14, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Puqpress Automatic Coffee Tamper is the latest precision tamping technology that is taking the Australian specialty coffee industry by storm. Our newest self cleaning model eliminates the need for daily cleaning which reduces daily ritual on previous models. Tamper heads available for all machines. Why buy Puqpress? – No daily cleaning – No more channelled […]

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News

Castaway Packaging – Helping Roasters Build their Business

Posted February 14, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

The specialty coffee industry has continued to grow, creating more competition and specialised approaches to not only how coffee is sourced and served, but also to how it is packaged. Your packaging is more than just a vehicle to transport your product, it is an integrated system that includes your product range, branding, and supply […]

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Golden Bean

Golden Bean Hall of Fame 2017- Fulvio Pagani of Rio Coffee

Posted February 7, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

The hall of fame is all about acknowledging people and businesses which have made a significant contribution to making our industry what it is today. This year accolades go to Fulvio Pagani of Rio Coffee who is such a deserved recipient having contributed to the industry for over 53 years. In 1955 Fulvio arrived in […]

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Business Insights

Record keeping systems: digital or manual?

Posted February 6, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Having a good record keeping system for receipts and record keeping is vital…   Just starting out in business and trying to decide whether or not to invest in record keeping software? It’s crucial to have a strong record keeping system so you can monitor the health of your business and quickly prepare financial statements. […]

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News

Sean Edwards discusses the Top 10 Global trends in the Café Industry

Posted February 6, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

I personally get to see the best of the best traveling the world visiting thousands of cafés yearly in my role of Head Bean at Café Culture International. I spent several months this year in London, New York and San Francisco observing the market whilst working on launching some innovative Australian products in this space. […]

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Cultured Products

Cultured Products – Cappucine – Smartfruit

Posted February 6, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Smartfruit is an all-natural fruit smoothie concentrate. Shelf stable and non-GMO, they can be used to make juice or healthy smoothies. Being 100% natural they contain no added sugar, preservatives, or artificial colourings at all. Flavours are enhanced with unique superfood powerhouses like antioxidants, electrolytes and other goodies, providing a delicious, simple way to hydrate, […]

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Business Insights

What receipts should you keep as a small business owner?

Posted February 1, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

A good record keeping system can make tax time much easier!   Is that shoebox marked ‘receipts’ under your desk beginning to overflow? Keeping and managing your receipts can be tedious, but as someone who’s self-employed, good record keeping is an important habit to get yourself into from the start. Receipts to keep as a […]

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News

Zest Coffee: Flavour creation in PNG turns to Golden Bean Success

Posted January 31, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Sitting amongst the anticipative crowd we listened attentively as the medal winners of the 2017 Golden Bean Awards were ceremoniously announced. You see, of all the coffees we submitted, our Project Raggiana Lot 1 was a very special batch of coffee for us. The reason being, the Project Ragianna coffee was not a lot purchased […]

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Cultured Products – Ordermentum – Online ordering on time

Posted January 30, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Ordermentum is a complete business tool for coffee roasters that handles everything from orders to payments and production. Ordermentum helps thousands of businesses get their orders and payments in on time, every time and eliminates endless hours of admin. Designed by and built for coffee roasters, Ordermentum has all the tools you need to get […]

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Hot News

Australasian Cafe School Upcoming Roastery Cafe Model 5 day course

Posted January 25, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

THE AUSTRALASIAN CAFÉ SCHOOL Gain a comprehensive understanding of the retail café industry and the confidence to open your own successful café. The Australasia Cafe School offers a 5 day course for new and existing business owners. Our objective is it to define and explain what it takes to have a successful cafe. For existing […]

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News

Get Roasted Coffee – Online store – Featuring award winning ONA Coffee Finca Deborah

Posted January 24, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cafe Culture International are pleased to announce the launch of #GetRoasted coffees. This new addition to CafeCulture.com will feature award winning and outstanding coffees from the Pentair Everpure Golden Bean Coffee Roaster Competition “The Worlds Largest Coffee Roaster Competition”. Each week we will have a NEW offering for you to purchase with all dispatched freshly roasted […]

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General Interest

Justin Metcalf explains how to keep your cold brew safe

Posted January 23, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Whether its microbial or pathogen you need to know what this all means to the safety of your cold brew. The sources of microbial contamination can be your water, the containers you are using, your equipment that you’re brewing in, the environment and even your personnel. The growth of the bacteria and the formation of […]

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Cultured Products

Cultured Products – Nuvia – A natural sugar replacement

Posted January 23, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Nuvia Sweetener is a sugar replacement created with the extract of the naturally sweet stevia plant. We source pure, high-quality stevia which has a clean, sugar-like taste. Our delicious, signature sweetener has been specifically crafted to complement the natural flavours in coffee and tea, and can be easily used in all types of cooking. Each […]

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General Interest

SUSHI SUSHI SERVES UP AT AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Posted January 17, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Leading Japanese food retailer, Sushi Sushi has today (11 Jan) announced it will again be available for players, media and tennis fans to enjoy at Australian Open 2018. For the third year in a row, Melbourne’s favourite sushi provider will be offering high quality Japanese cuisine at Melbourne Park, demonstrating its commitment to providing Australians […]

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Education

Pimpin’ Profiles with Anne Cooper

Posted January 17, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

So. you’ve read the books, the websites, tried to follow the information & example profiles presented, & you still can’t produce the results you’re after! Having the awesome opportunity to regularly visit roasters & be on a different roasting machine pretty much every second day of the week, I get to see how this information […]

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Cultured Products

Cultured Product: Uniwell4Cafes

Posted January 17, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Uniwell 4 Cafes Uniwell POS Australia has been providing high quality, purpose built Point of Sale terminals to Australian hospitality venues for over 15 years. The Uniwell4Cafés system combines the latest compact ePOS technology, known for its reliability and ease of use, with back-office programming and reporting software developed and supported in Australia. Integrated peripherals […]

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A Glamorous Di Bella Farewell

Posted January 10, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Café Culture International had the pleasure to attend the farewell of Di Bella Coffee creators Phillip and Gianna Di Bella in Brisbane in November this year. The night was a magnificent display of emotions and gratitude combined, to thank all of the couples past acquaintances who joined them over the fifteen years of the Di […]

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Cultured Products

Cultured Product: Bondi Chai

Posted January 10, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Bondi Chai… Bondi Chai, Australia’s most awarded chai latte, cuts through the frustrating “chai haze” for cafe owners and chai drinkers alike. It’s quick and easy to prepare and its award-winning taste and texture creates rusted on loyalty. With their coffee-drinking friends in tow, Bondi Chai fans boost both chai AND coffee sales. Bondi Chai […]

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Education

China Cafe Study Tour 2018

Posted January 9, 2018 by Cafe Culture Mag

Attend the #1 Largest China Cafe Expo Over 6 halls of business and competitions Cafe Culture International and Cafe Culture China present: The Expanding Chinese Cafe Market Study Tour Shanghai Hotelex Coffee Expo Where: Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Pudong District, Shanghai, China When: Monday 26 – Friday 30th March 2018 Bookings: Confirm by 2nd […]

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News

Issue 47 now online

Posted December 21, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cafe Culture Issue #47 Featuring: • The Pentair Everpure Golden Bean wrap up • Product Showcase • Global industry trends • Origin Stories We know our online flipbook is great, but if you prefer a hardcopy in your hand to flick pages contact us to order your copy Want to be involved in our next […]

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News

GIVE YOUR MENU A MAKEOVER AND GET MORE ATTENTION

Posted December 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Capturing the attention of restaurant-goers is difficult in a crowded market, but keeping that attention and building a loyal customer base is even more of a challenge. We spared five minutes with founder of online hospitality support hub Profitable Hospitality Ken Burgin, who stressed that restaurant owners often overthink the changes they need to make […]

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News

5 HACKS TO CREATE THE BEST BAR TEAM YOU’VE EVER HAD

Posted December 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Sometimes, you walk into other people’s venues and think: how are their staff so well behaved? Why is the place so clean? What are their secrets? Managing a bar isn’t easy. Among juggling stock, budgets, customers and the long list of other managerial priorities, you also have to manage your staff – and managing people […]

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News

TRENDING CAFES Brisbane & Beyond

Posted December 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Ever been desperate for a good coffee and didn’t know where to go? As a newbie in town or a local who’s in an unfamiliar ‘burb, this can be a serious problem, if you’re the slightest bit fussy about your coffee. Your problem is now solved! TRENDING CAFES Brisbane & Beyond features 100 great cafes […]

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News

Freezoccino – The Trendiest Summer Drinks.

Posted December 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Ready to take advantage of Australian Summer? Here’s the truism- as the outdoor temperature rises, the temperature of what’s in your coffee cup must fall. A flat white at 3.30 pm when the temperature peaks at 35 deg. C doesn’t excite too much. Perhaps time to change your drinks strategy? Our range of ice-blended Freezoccino’s […]

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News

The perfect condiment for your café

Posted December 19, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Caramelised Balsamic Vinegar Family owned condiment manufacturer – The Food Company, have recently released a 100% Australian Premium Caramelised Balsamic Vinegar to the foodservice market. Using Dark Balsamic Vinegar sourced from Queensland, caramelised using Australian cane sugar and then reduced using their own carefully developed reduction method, this caramelised balsamic vinegar delivers a wonderful flavour. […]

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News

Red Roasters – Cafe Review

Posted December 14, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

How refreshing is it to see an amazing cafe when you are travelling that reminds you of back home. Great coffee, amazing food and smart on trend design and a slick fit out. We did not hesitate to enter this vibrant Brighton café during our month long tour of the United Kingdom when we viewed […]

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News

Freezoccino – Keeping up your Summer Coffee sales.

Posted December 13, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Here’s the truism about the Australian Summer – as the outdoor temperature rises, the temperature of what’s in your coffee cup must fall. A flat white at 3.30 pm when the temperature peaks at 35 deg. C doesn’t excite too much. Perhaps time to change your coffee strategy? Our range of ice-blended Freezoccino’s are designed […]

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Hot News

Changes are coming to GST

Posted December 13, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Make sure your business is ready from 1 July 2018… From 1 July 2018, the goods and services tax (GST) will apply to retail sales of low value physical goods ($1000 or less) that have been imported to Australia and sold to consumers. The existing processes to collect GST on imports above $1000 at the […]

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News

Water – the mother of tea

Posted December 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

I came across a beautiful quote while visiting The China National Tea Museum which is located on the Jilong Mountain in Hangzhou. “Water is the mother of tea, the teapot is its father, and fire the teacher”. Sometimes the right message sticks with you at the right time and this time it stopped me in […]

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News

Stoddart – Functional Storage Solutions

Posted December 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Simply Stainless is the world’s leading range of quality modular stainless steel sinks, tables, benches and stainless steel shelving which covers a whole spectrum of industries – from commercial kitchens and laundries for hotels, restaurants and food service operations to medical, veterinary and pharmaceutical applications where quality stainless steel commercial kitchen equipment and commercial catering equipment […]

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