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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Free online courses to help Australians boost their digital skills

Posted December 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Is there someone in your business who’d like to get better at using computers and technology? Tell them about Be Connected! Be Connected is a new program to help all Australians increase their skills and confidence with digital technology. They have courses to cater for absolute beginners –so if you have someone in your life […]

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Bare Witness – Cafe Review

Posted November 29, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Do yourself a favour and check out this new #nicespace located across the bay from the Sydney Olympic precinct. Barista & Cupping champion Franki Shi and John Suh have teamed up to launch this outstanding full service cafe as a destination that coffee and food lovers will travel long distances for. The cafe is well […]

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7 practical tips to help you save water and money in your business

Posted November 29, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Every drop counts – it’s time to be water wise. Most Australian businesses use water in some form or another—from a Melbourne café washing dishes in the kitchen to a farmer in rural NSW watering their crops. But with water costs going up faster than energy costs, it pays to be efficient! Our new information […]

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Super Matcha Green Teas – Add health to your menu

Posted November 29, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Enjoy our exiting new range of four super-healthy Matcha Green tea combinations. Original Organic Matcha Blueberry Matcha Turmeric & Ginger Matcha Vanilla Matcha. Made with the finest shade grown green tea leaves, handpicked and stone ground to a fine powder and naturally packed with antioxidants. Incredibly versatile, enjoy as healthy latte by combining with steamed […]

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Golden Bean

The 2017 Pentair® Everpure® Golden Bean Competition Champions

Posted November 28, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

That’s a Wrap Last week the coffee Industry judged and awarded Australia’s and New Zealand’s best coffee roasting business at the 12th annual Pentair Everpure Golden Bean Roaster’s Competition and Conference. The coastal town of Port Macquarie, headquarters for Café Culture International, was blessed with the smell of roasted coffee in the air as the […]

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A chapter from Adore Estate

Posted November 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Above being able to share our blends with more and more people, the café sites we roast coffee for always seem to have a great story to tell, from the time they approach us before opening, to when they come to us and to say they’re ready to expand. Let’s take you on a boutique […]

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Cappuccine introduces Smartfruit – 100% Real Fruit Purees Smartfruit Mellow Mango + Immunity

Posted November 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cappuccine Australia would like to introduce you to the Smartfruit™ range of all-natural real fruit purees. Brand new and one of a kind, Smartfruit™ mixes were uniquely formulated to perfectly capture the authentic taste of fresh fruit, using only the ripest, and richest fruit varieties. Each smoothie delivers 3 fruit servings with all the powerful […]

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An Outside View of Cafe World

Posted November 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

I am still an engineer but if any of you have read my recent article about Melbourne in Lichfield my wife has thrown me into the weird and wonderful world of coffee. Most is positive but I am also hoping to use my own perception as a former customer to try and improve the experience that […]

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The 2017 Pentair® Everpure® Golden Bean Competition Begins!

Posted November 20, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

PREPARE TO GET ROASTED Excitement is brewing in Port Macquarie as the Golden Bean Team finalise arrangements for what is going to be an epic week of judging coffee at this year’s Pentair® Everpure® Golden Bean Roasters Competition and Conference. As we embark on the 12th year of the world’s largest coffee roasters competition, in […]

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Lucky Breezes Through The Grounds

Posted November 16, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Grand Breezey Masters Final – Press Release November 15 – 2018 There was a strong Breeze in the air in Sydney on Tuesday evening as the Coffee community zoned in to the latte art action at Australia’s best café concept – The Grounds of Alexandria. The main event was the Grand Final of the Blue […]

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Bar Biscotti – Cafe Review

Posted November 16, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

In Sydney, with a new coffee shop popping up on every corner, it’s a delight to walk into one that gets it right. As soon as I walked into Bar Biscotti, I knew I was in for a treat. With a country kitchen interior complemented perfectly by modern, shabby industrial fittings, it was very apparent […]

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The Joe Frex Technic Calibrated Coffee Tamper

Posted November 15, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

A coffee tamper is used to compress the coffee grounds into the portafilter basket. To effectively tamp coffee, it is important the coffee is evenly distributed across the basket – this will assist in executing a level tamp. One of the variables when preparing espresso is tamping pressure. Most calibrated tampers available are pre-set to either […]

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Did you know that registering your business or purchasing a domain name is not the same as trade marking it?

Posted November 9, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Build your business, protect your brand It’s a common misconception that registering your business or purchasing a domain name is the same as a trade mark. It’s not! To make things a little clearer, we’ve collaborated with IP Australia and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to help you build your business and protect […]

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Cafe Pulse – Key Insights and Cafe trends – Soon to be available

Posted November 9, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

This is the ultimate Café Industry “Out Of Home” OOH Australian Café market report that will greatly assist you to better understand the important growth factors that shape this vital expanding café industry.  Ideal for marketing and brand managers, sales managers and their sales staff, manufacturers and importers, green bean suppliers, beverage and snack food […]

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Riverina Fresh Gold – Free Milk Trial

Posted November 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Not all coffee blends are the same, so we have developed Riverina Fresh™ Gold. Riverina Fresh™ Gold has been specially crafted to deliver a rich, creamy mouthfeel that complements strong coffee blends, yet allows light, subtle flavours to shine. Gold, Full Cream, Light and Skim milk are available in 2L and 10L. FREE MILK TRIAL* […]

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Gladstone local awarded International Barista Champion

Posted November 8, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

How long have you been working at TCC? In January, it will be four years!   Has coffee always been your passion? Coffee has been my passion for a long time – maybe 10 years. I like the creative and technical sides of it – it’s science and art combined. My go-to shapes are tulips […]

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Maintaining & Promoting Relationships in the Coffee Industry

Posted November 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

“Third Wave Coffee” is a term often thrown around to articulate the current state of Specialty Coffee in regards to its development and growth. It is understood that this term relates to the industry’s growing focus on origin, appreciating the nuances and educating customers about coffee regions of the world. Throughout this wave, the words […]

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Stoddart on the Plate.

Posted November 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Chorizo & Mushroom OMLETTE Ingredients 2 Extra large eggs 50ml Cream ½ Tsp fine diced red onion ½ Tsp fine diced mushrooms ½ Tsp fine diced chorizo ½ Tsp fine diced spring onions ½ Tsp green peas Salt and pepper to taste 120mm non-stick fry pan     Method Whisk eggs with cream and season […]

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First Crop Coffee

Posted November 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The specialty coffee industry is still young but has seen enormous growth over the past 7-8 years, and with this growth comes new business models, fresh ideas and an upheaval of traditional concepts and practices. The green coffee market is no exception, and in recent years has seen a boom in importers, brokers, exporters and […]

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Cafe Pulse – Fact of the Week 10 – CBD & Regional Cafes now main growth drivers

Posted November 6, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Did you know that larger CBD & Regional Cafes are now the main growth drivers since 2015? Two years before we predicted the rise of the Rural Sector Café scene that has now boomed to 29% of the national Café Numbers. As both Inner city CBD and their suburbs are reaching saturation points the regional […]

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Is it time to change your group seal seals?

Posted November 2, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Your coffee machines group head seal should be changed quarterly or at the very least twice a year. Cafelat have developed group head seals made from 100% food grade FDA silicone. Unlike regular group head seals that are made from rubber these do not have any smell or taste whatsoever and are easy to change […]

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Cappuccine introduces Smartfruit – 100% Real Fruit Purees – Smartfruit Harvest Reds + DETOX

Posted November 1, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cappuccine Australia would like to introduce you to the Smartfruit™ range of all-natural real fruit purees. Brand new and one of a kind, Smartfruit™ mixes were uniquely formulated to perfectly capture the authentic taste of fresh fruit, using only the ripest, and richest fruit varieties. Each smoothie delivers 3 fruit servings with all the powerful […]

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How your Pos system promotes Kitchen efficiency

Posted October 30, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

It’s 10am on a Sunday morning and your café is packed with diners looking for a tasty start to their relaxing day ahead.  The staff are all busy – taking orders, making coffee, preparing meals and caring for your customers. It’s at this point, when your venue is at full capacity and under the most […]

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Silver Chef’s Sweet Spot.

Posted October 30, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Outlandish desserts have been dubbed as one of the year’s major hospitality trends according to Silver Chef’s latest annual Hospitality Industry Success Index (HISI) report, and one local restaurant owner has certainly identified the sweet spot. Popular dessert and cocktail bar Cowch has been luring in the local Gen Y population, inviting families, businessmen and […]

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Common man coffee roasters

Posted October 30, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Upon the opening of Forty Hands café in Tiong Bahru, Harry Grover effectively lead the third wave coffee movement in the region, with his contribution to the specialty industry and cafe scene magnified as he now oversees the growth of CMCR internationally with the opening of a café in KL. Five Senses Coffee Australia bring […]

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Waterview cafe review

Posted October 30, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Waterview is a successful family owned hospitality venue located within the picturesque landscapes of Bicentennial Park. As of July 1st 2016, hospitality extraordinaire Mr Theodore Drivas gained sole ownership of Waterview in Bicentennial Park. Known for his dedication and professionalism in the hospitality industry, Mr Drivas has an exceptional reputation in Sydney for dedicating over […]

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How bringing innovation into your business can help you save time and money

Posted October 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Research and innovation Everyone can innovate. Innovation means coming up with new ways of doing things. Bringing innovation into your business can help you save time and money, and give you the competitive advantage to grow and adapt your business in the marketplace. What is innovation? Innovation generally refers to changing processes or creating more […]

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Alchemy – The story behind the product

Posted October 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Starting out under a Poinciana Tree twenty years ago at the Cleveland Market in Redland Bay, to the development of his Superfood Elixir’s and Cordials for Cafes Worldwide, Michael Bishop has certainly taken his Mantra of “Transforming Refreshment” all the way. Golden Turmeric Elixir and Kyoto Matcha Elixir, the Superfood Lattes from Alchemy have been […]

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On the Plate Recipe with Unilever – BBQ Beef Roll with Asian Salad and Garlic Mayo

Posted October 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Vietnamese rolls are a flavour explosion. This roll is no exception and is perfect for your customers to eat with one hand while on the go. METHOD: BBQ Beef – Pan sear the steak on both sides, add the Knorr Honey Soy Sauce and cook for 5 minutes or until desired liking. Rest for a […]

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Riverina Fresh – Official Milk Sponsor Golden bean 2017

Posted October 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition and Conference are proud to announce Riverina Fresh as the official milk sponsor for 2017. “At Riverina Fresh, we’re excited to announce our partnership with the Golden Bean Roaster’s Competition to be the official milk provider in 2017. We’re looking forward to working with the Golden Bean and partnering […]

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Oz Harvest – helping to make a positive difference to the lives of vulnerable men, women and children across Australia.

Posted October 25, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

OzHarvest was founded by Ronni Kahn in 2004, after noticing the huge volume of delicious consumable food being discarded from restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and corporate events every day. She decided there had to be a better way. Ronni began collecting surplus food with just one van – the first of many donations -from the Goodman+ […]

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5 Weeks to Golden Bean – Prepare to #GetRoasted

Posted October 18, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Prepare to #GetRoasted with us in Port Macquarie You’ve entered your coffees! Now time to book your ticket to participate at the Worlds Largest Coffee Roaster Competition. This year’s event is held in Port Macquarie at the Rydges Hotel from the 21-25 November. It’s the best time of the year to visit our magnificent coastal […]

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A NEW, UNIQUE PAIR IS BREWING AT THE GROUNDS OF ALEXANDRIA

Posted October 18, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

A bold American walks into a bar… SYDNEY, Australia, JUNE 2017 – The Grounds of Alexandria has been treating coffee aficionados and foodies with a host of tantalising options for the last five years. Staying true to their originality and innovative mindset, The Grounds are launching a hand-crafted beer to complement their in-house roasted coffee, […]

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Quick snacks with Woodson Pronto

Posted October 18, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Woodson is Stoddart’s countertop kitchen equipment brand that has led this market space since 1954. Designed and manufactured in Australia for Australian conditions, Woodson is renowned for its quality, functionality and reliability. Woodson offers a complete countertop kitchen equipment range, including Starline conveyor ovens, toaster grillers and salamanders, as well as countertop fryers and bain […]

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The Food Company – Easy to Handle Dressings

Posted October 18, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

EASY TO HANDLE DRESSINGS The Food Company have recently consolidated their creamy dressing range by now packing into 1L squeeze bottles. Designed to reduce the need for decanting from bottles into squeeze bottles, The Food Company have achieved this without increasing the price on a per litre basis. The 1L squeeze bottle range now includes […]

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Cappuccine introduces Smartfruit – 100% Real Fruit Purees – Superfruit All-Stars + POWER

Posted October 18, 2017 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cappuccine Australia would like to introduce you to the Smartfruit™ range of all-natural real fruit purees. Brand new and one of a kind, Smartfruit™ mixes were uniquely formulated to perfectly capture the authentic taste of fresh fruit, using only the ripest, and richest fruit varieties. Each smoothie delivers 3 fruit servings with all the powerful […]

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