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Go Berry with a twist this Summer

Posted November 14, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Mixed Berry & Basil Yoghurt Smoothie Berry infused smoothies have always been a popular choice on beverage menus and as the demand for new smoothies grows so does the flavour variations of the berry classic. Berries are already packed with flavour and adding something extra gives it that little ‘something special’ for example add a […]

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Freezoccino Tart Culture Smoothie

Posted November 14, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Freezoccino – Making Summer Great Making the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours […]

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Not all teabags are created equal

Posted November 14, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Did you know the majority of tea drinkers are unaware that most pyramid teabags currently on the market are made from a nylon derivative? Byron Bay Tea Company’s (BBTC) new ‘Signature Herbal’ pyramid teabag range is made from a biodegradable material called Soilon (corn starch). Better for health but also the environment. Celebrating the significant […]

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Green Bean Zone Saturday 19th November 2016

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Green Bean Zone 9.00am – 11.00am This initiative is designed to create a link between the green bean buyers and roasters. In many cases it is quite difficult to meet face to face due to the geographical challenges in Australia and roasters are only getting to choose from the coffees that are sent to them […]

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The Food Truck Park™

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Melbourne’s Premier Street gets a Serving of the Mobile Food Variety The Food Truck Park™ to roll out pop-up activation on Collins Street. What do you get when you cross a bright open space with exceptional street food? A delicious Food Truck Park pop-up on Collins Street, that’s what. For a limited time beginning November […]

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Casual dining in the spotlight in Sydney

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Australian Pork will host its inaugural Casual Dining Symposium this month, bringing together people from across the industry. The event will be held on November 22 at the Northern Sydney Institute, Ryde TAFE, and APL Marketing Manager Mitch Edwards, said it would focus on the latest industry hot topics. “We are bringing together industry leaders […]

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Prepare your crew for Summer

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cargo Crew prepare your crew for Summer with reduced shipping rates! Cargo Crew, the home of the Modern Uniform, are making it easier for you to achieve a fresh new look your crew for the warm upcoming Summer months with reduced shipping rates across Australia. Their new shipping rate structure for deliveries within Australia will […]

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Freezoccino Coconut Mocha

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Freezoccino – Making Summer Great Making the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours […]

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Melbourne Munchies Cookies

Posted November 10, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Get a taste of the world’s most liveable city with Melbourne Munchies Gourmet Cookies! Made with 100% real butter, fast selling, popular flavours include ‘Double-Choc Fudge’, ‘White-Choc Macadamia’, ‘Rainbow Pebbles’ and ‘SUPERFOOD Apricot & Quinoa GLUTEN FREE’. Upgrade your display with stylish and attractive point of sale counter packs for easy grab n’ go sales! […]

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Raspberry White Chocolate Frappe

Posted November 9, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

A little bit sweet with a touch of fruit The Art of Blend Exquisite White Chocolate is the ideal white chocolate base – suitable for being served on its own or mixed with any additional flavours – salted caramel, raspberries, almonds and even coffee. With a creamy mouth feel and the versatility of being served […]

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Instant Digital Signage

Posted November 9, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Instant Digital Signage is the ultimate in proximity-based smart device communications offering highly customisable and interactive solutions. Empower your audience with personalised signage that will inform and delight. Create your own dynamic and relevant content with videos, layouts and menu boards for effective and targeted marketing, all stored in your own cloud based library. A […]

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Arkadia Frappe

Posted November 4, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Summer Indulgence – Enjoy Arkadia frappes this summer. A delicious way to cool down, relax and experience true café indulgence. Our master blenders have developed a range of Iced-Blended beverage mixes that deliver true café indulgence. Available in Vanilla, Chocolate, Espresso, Double Shot Espresso, Yoghurt Smoothie & Protein Smoothie. Suitable for blenders and granita machines. […]

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Compak Golden Bean’s New Head Barista

Posted November 4, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Andy Easthope of Grinders Coffee to Head up Compak Golden Bean Engine Room We are pleased to announce that Andy Easthope, Coffee Academy Manager at Grinders Coffee will oversee the production of all Espresso and Milk Based coffees at the up coming Compak Golden Bean Coffee Roaster Competition. Andy, originally from Adelaide, started in the […]

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‘Speakeasy’ themed awards night

Posted November 4, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Compak Golden Bean 2016 Awards Night We have picked a fun, dress-up ‘Speakeasy’ theme for this year’s Compak Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition awards ceremony. Get your best gangster, show girl, Gatsby or jazz musician outfit out of the attic and dust it off for the Australian coffee roasters’ night of nights at Cassegrain Winery […]

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Why Attend?

Posted November 3, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

The 2016 Compak Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition and Conference The roasters have entered… the coffee is coming in… the delegate spaces are filling fast. With now less than 2 weeks to go before sunny Port Macquarie erupts into a coffee roasters dream! What’s that you say… you’re not coming along?  Well it’s time to […]

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Tea Tonic Iced Tea

Posted November 2, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Loose Leaf Tea + Iced Water = Pure Real Tea No Sugar, No Additives, No Preservatives With Summer approaching, your customers will welcome a glass of Iced Tea. Tea Tonic organic teas can be served hot or iced, we have many  flavours to choose from Garnish with ice & whole fruit…very decadent Our Caterers Cold […]

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Freezoccino – Making Summer Great

Posted November 2, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Making  the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s  innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours  –  from everyone’s favourite Freezoccino […]

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Will Priestley WINS Inaugural Breezey Masters event

Posted October 28, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Espresso Room, Sydney hosted the inaugural Grand Breezey Masters event in Circular Quay, Sydney earlier this week. This national competition consisted of 8 state qualification rounds and over 150 baristas. Will Priestley of Pilgrim Coffee in Hobart prevailed and held aloft the coveted Reg Barber Grand Breezey Master Trophy and a $10,000 North America trip […]

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The Bubbling Point

Posted October 27, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

There’s a transition point bubbling away in the background that will in time transform the carbonated beverage space. For too long cafe’s have had to endure capacity issues with carbonated drink box’s stacked in every conceivable space on hand. Furthermore, there’s the fridge that again takes up at least another square metre of space. Then […]

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Roasters for Hire

Posted October 27, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Baristas and cafe owners are becoming more fascinated with the often secretive and always coveted art of roasting, and as more information becomes available it has created a desire for coffee lovers to get their hands dirty and experience it first hand. Whether for better understanding of their product or to balance their bottom line, […]

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Changing lives through coffee

Posted October 27, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

People and coffee are Kayla Hanna’s two passions. So much so that when she isn’t working as a school chaplain, the bright young Gold Coast woman spends her time making coffee for those in need. Why? “For me, it’s so much more than just coffee,” she says. “People are looking for a real connection, they’re […]

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Can you go without coffee for a day?

Posted October 27, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

You’re going to buy your morning coffee anyway, so why not buy it with a box of cereal? Cereal for Coffee is a Brisbane based non for profit company responsible for the coordination of this unique trade. Twice a year customers can donate a box of cereal at their local participating cafe for a free […]

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Freezoccino Extreme Toffee Coffee

Posted October 27, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Freezoccino – Making Summer Great Making the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours […]

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Change Coffee Hot Shots

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cafes invited to become a Change Coffee Hot Shots and change the world Change Coffee Day: Friday, 2 December 2016 Cafes all over Australia are invited to become Change Coffee Café Hot Shots to help change the world on Change Coffee Day:  Friday 2 December. On the day, coffee drinkers are invited to donate the […]

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Rydges Port Macquarie

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Rydges Port Macquarie offeres 98 stylish guest rooms with Rydges DREAM bed. Ensuite bathrooms, mini bar and tea and coffee making facilities, a selection of Foxtel changes, on demand movies. Stay onsite for the Golden Bean Competition and Conference and mention GBA for special room rates.                   […]

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Coffee Roaster Refurb

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

[1957 G60 Probat] In 2015 Coffee Roasters Australia commenced a coffee roaster restoration service. This initiative stemmed mostly from customer requests to upgrade various brands and makes of roasters with our Coffee Sweet control system that we were already fitting to the Has Garanti and Proaster brands we sell. We have been modifying the brands […]

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Tea: Back to Basics

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Getting the Best Out of Your Tea “Creating the perfect cup” In the tea world, we are destined to always come back to that one fundamental question: what makes the perfect cup of tea? This question has an answer that is both simple and complex in nature. Once you know what makes the perfect cup, […]

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PM (Post Meridiem)

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Located in the heart of Darwin city centre the first thing that captures my attention from outside PM is the large artwork of tuna fish wrapped around the wall. Inside the décor is simple but beams personality, a kind of urban meets simple and sophisticated style. PM is a unique space that successfully brings specialty […]

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Backing WA dairy

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Lion Dairy & Drinks (Lion) is excited to relaunch its white milk range in Western Australia under the iconic Masters brand – because that is what its dairy farmers and the community asked for. “We listened to what the WA farmers supplying our dairy milk and WA people wanted and have responded,” Lion Dairy & […]

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Raspberry White Chocolate Frappe

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Perfect combination of chocolate and fruit flavours The Art Of Blend Exquisite White Chocolate provides the perfect beverage building base to create the most premium and gourmet blended, hot and chilled beverages. Created using the finest ingredients from around the world, the Exquisite White Chocolate base has a unique balance of premium white chocolate flavour […]

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Freezoccino Red Velvet Latte/Frappe

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Freezoccino – Making  Summer Great Making  the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s  innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours  […]

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There can be only ONE Grand Master!

Posted October 20, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

The stage has been set for an epic breezey battle in Sydney. The state rounds have been completed and 8 Breezey Masters have been crowned. Next Tuesday at the NEW Espresso Room in Circular the competitors will be challenged to produce the best tasting and presented coffee using the Almond Breeze Barista Blend Milk. Almond […]

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King of the Gold Coast takes home a cool $3k

Posted October 14, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Barefoot Barista hosted the Gold Coast Latte Art Championship last night which featured over 50 competitors. Competitors were challenged to create a number of set latte art designs and demonstrate there creativity with free pour in head to head smackdown battles. The event was the official launch of the MooBar cafe milk system. Moobar is […]

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Cambodia – So Wat?

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Pol Pot, deforestation, poverty, land mines, Killing Fields? It can be hard to put aside some of the negative historical mental images of Cambodia but the fact is that it’s fast moving forward with regional investment from all over Asia and the world. With Kim Wildes 1981 hit “Cambodia” running through my mind we jumped […]

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Up close with Colin Harmon

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

While a large proportion of the global coffee community has been in Dublin for the World Barista Championships, it’s appropriate to consider what one of Ireland’s most successful baristas has to say. During Colin Harmon’s visit to Australia recently, Leigh Michelmore from Veneziano Coffee hosted an event and about 50 people from Queensland’s coffee community […]

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First Fruits

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

First Fruits are historically known as the best of the harvest. The bible indicatES a Jewish feast where the first fruits offering needed to be given before any of the crop could be harvested. Similarly, First Fruits wants to provide the finest, and serve their community. Partners Daniel Smith and Ben Taylor have just opened […]

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Passion starts here

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Passion is exactly what you’ll taste in a cup that comes from a barista who is obsessed with coffee. A Barista who not only wakes up thinking about coffee but whom counts coffee beans to fall asleep at night.  A barista who checks for perfection and consistency while watching the espresso shot pour into the […]

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Drinking to great coffee – without the caffeine

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Never has there been a better time to be a coffee drinker. What was once a social dalliance has become an art and a science all in one. We are armed in our homes with temperature-monitoring kettles, personal grinders, and beans so traceable we can name the donkey that carried them to the wetmill. In […]

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BIOCAP Biodegradable Capsules

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

The BioCap capsules are 100% biosourced and 100% biodegradable products. The compostable material has replaced common plastics of petro-chemical origin that are found in most types of packaging. As a result, they meet the European standard EN13432 for packaging waste. The ingredients used to manufacture the capsules are Fibres, Starch, Proteins, Lipids and Additives of […]

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Freezoccino – Making Summer Great

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Freezoccino – Making Summer Great Making the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours […]

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Golden Tumeric Elixir

Posted October 13, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Free Sample + Recipe Card Alchemy’s new all natural Golden Turmeric Elixir is a delicious, easy to make concentrate that combines the functional goodness of Turmeric, black pepper, ginger, cinnamon and organic vanilla. It blends easily in hot or cold milk, without any grittiness or settling, and it makes the best tasting Golden Latte available. […]

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Compak Golden Bean Competition NOW OPEN

Posted October 12, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

The Compak Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition and Conference returns once again to the tranquil mid north coast town of Port Macquarie, NSW.  For over 10 years this event has provided unique opportunities for Australian Coffee Roasters and a platform to connect, mingle, engage and enjoy this thriving industry. The event will take place from […]

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The Extraction Journey

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

It’s taken 18 months of blood, sweat, tears and some big life decisions, but Extraction Artisan Coffee is finally ready to change the game in The City of Logan for coffee lovers. The venture has been a labour of love for Alex Milosevic and Heather Scott, who – with their business partners Brett and Cath […]

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Cargo Crew announce the release of the “Henry Re-Engineered”

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cargo Crew – home of the Modern Uniform – are renowned for their stylish and versatile apron range. The Henry Apron is without a doubt the classic of the Cargo Crew range, with its lightweight fabric, iconic press studs, and changeable cross-back straps. Crews from across the world love the genuine appeal of the textured […]

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Freezoccino – Making Summer Great

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Making  the most of your Summer ice-blended beverage menu is so easy with Cappuccine Australia’s exceptionally delicious powder beverage mixes. Since 1991 Cappuccine’s  innovative flavour discoveries have captured customers’ imaginations time and time again with their vast range of specialty beverages. Be tempted by more than 20 incredible stand-alone flavours  –  from everyone’s favourite Freezoccino […]

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Go Green this Summer with The Art of Blend

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Avocado, cucumber & Kiwi Yoghurt Smoothie Green smoothies are a go to beverage choice for those in health conscious markets – especially moving into summer where customers are looking for a tasty and refreshing beverage to cool down with. Adding vegetables and fruit such as avocado, cucumber and kiwi to smoothies are an easy and […]

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Not so easy riding

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Cruising Vietnam’s Central Highlands Biker Style 930 kilometres of open road, dirt and rubble, two inexperienced riders, one sort of English speaking guide and a hell of a lot of close calls! Each day brought new challenges from the burning sun, to needing to stop and amuse the locals with yoga style stretching or the […]

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Low ‘n slow BBQ

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Barbecue in Australia is booming. As Wood fired or charcoal ‘low and slow’ cooking continues to take over many backyards and cafes, The ABA’s co-founder and general manager, Adam Roberts, tells us about the gradual birth of a movement. Low n Slow barbecue, like the name suggests, sees large cuts of meats – usually fattier […]

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Expanding your business

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Growing from one café to many Many of the successful cafe owners I speak with have set up one cafe and are now looking for what’s next. Making the leap from opening one successful business to unrolling multiple sites can be both challenging and rewarding. There are a number of common problems that cafe owners […]

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Facing the pressure

Posted October 6, 2016 by Cafe Culture Mag

Managing wage woes and cutting expenses How business owners can find new ways to make money in the competitive landscape. It’s certainly no secret that Australian cafe, restaurant and venue owners are faced with pressure from the growing costs of doing business, particularly when it comes to higher than ever wage expenses. The recent minimum […]

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