Golden Bean

December 10, 2013

2013 Golden Bean Roasters Directory










Arrosto Coffee

p.  0418 850 157

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Barefoot Roasters

p. 0430 316 066
Barefoot Roasters entered the Nativa Golden Bean awards for the first time this year, gaining runner up in overall Golden Bean and bronze medals in the espresso and milk based (latte) categories for Blend II. Barefoot Roasters Owner/Roaster, Rodney, previously roasted in Sydney before opening his own boutique coffee roasting company operating out of the espresso bar, Barefoot Brew Room, in Byron Bay. Providing his own blended coffee, single origin and microlots, Barefoot Roasters supply wholesale to cafés and sell coffee through the espresso bar. Always experimenting with new blends, roasting techniques and brewing methods, Barefoot Roasters believe in getting the very best out of each roast. Everything’s Better Barefoot.



Bounce Coffee Co.

m. 0405 324 640
We at Bounce Coffee were proudly awarded bronze in the following categories: The Milk Based Category: our Venezia Nuovo, a full bodied blend with quality monsoon origins that provides the caffeine addict a well-earned “Bounce” to kick start their day. The Organic Category: our highly versatile shade grown Colombian. It is a favourite amongst much of our Bounce family. A smooth coffee that can produce an outstanding cup whatever your style! The Australian Category was awarded to a coffee grown on a North Queensland farm, not far from home. The dark chocolate and fruity notes are enough to make anyone proud.



Caffe Migliore

p. 1300 137 696
Caffe Migliore’s Fair Trade organic coffee has been a successful and well regarded coffee since it was first established in 2007. The following year (2008) it won a bronze medal at the Golden Bean competition. In 2011 it won a silver medal in the same category and again in 2013. The coffee is ethically minded, as it is 100% Fair Trade and 100% organic. This medium hand roasted coffee has a flavour profile that has been regarded as fruity with specific sweet berry notes; its earthy and deep flavour makes for a complex, well-rounded espresso. Check it out on Facebook!




Cottle Coffee

p. (03) 9699 4700
Cottle coffee has been roasting coffee in south melbourne for 100 years. Richard Cottle, with four generations of family expertise, is at the forefront. Having an association with Golden Bean and receiving awards for the last five years has allowed Richard and his team to continue to strive for the perfect cup, combining their unique ability to source the ever changing green bean product, to roasting, blending and cupping. Cottle Coffee have been able to meet and participate in the creation of the evolving and challenging needs of the coffee consumer.



Di Bella Coffee

p. (07) 3252 5858
At the recent 2013 Natvia Golden Bean Roaster Competition and Conference, Di Bella Coffee received nine medals for their famous blends (over the 11 categories), including both silver and bronze medals for their Peru Organic, Nero blend, Modena blend, Felici blend, Serafini blend, Ali Reserve blend and Arnika Reserve blend, all of which are available to purchase in their Roasting Warehouses around Australia and online at Di Bella Coffee also received medals for the Brunetti cafe and Pie Face blends which have been designed exclusively by Phillip Di Bella.



Di Stefano

p. (02) 9764 8811
f.  (02) 9764 8887
We are proud to announce the recent 2013 Natvia Golden Bean Awards for Caffe Di Stefano. The Awards received are a tribute to the years of hard work and dedication of Master Roaster Giuseppe Di Stefano and his team. Caffe Di Stefano was developed in the year 2000 as a signature range, demonstrating what coffee means to Giuseppe. From the first blend created until now, our team works very hard to continue the high quality and standards created by Giuseppe at the highest level, ensuring each blend is roasted to perfection. As a result we now serve an award winning blend that is loved by more than half a million coffee lovers each and every week. To us, roasting is not simply a process…it’s a passion!



Dimattina Coffee

p. 03 9462 4499
Our bronze in the Natvia Golden Bean Milk Category this year was our 7th medal for our Prima Tazza blend since 2007. It’s a proud achievement for us, as this is our most popular blend and one we have consistently been able to enhance and improve and continue winning awards with. We also scored a bronze this year for another coffee very special to us – Nicaragua La Esperanza – a previous Cup of Excellence winner; we sourced this coffee on our trip to Nicaragua this year and are looking forward to a long relationship with this farmer.



Elixir Coffee

p. 07 3356 5652
Coffee is a not just a drink that gets you through the day; it’s a way of life. A great cup of coffee can be a soothing way to start the day, or a brilliant finish to an interesting evening. Like fine wine, coffee is a natural product that needs to be nurtured. From the growing process all the way to the best part – the moment you drink it – our people have sourced, roasted and blended Elixir Coffee beans to make sure your coffee drinking experience is perfection. Golden Bean Multi Award Bronze Medal Winners  – 2010 – 2011 – 2012 – 2013 – 2014.



Fish River Roasters

p. (02) 6329 4860
m. 0429 321 565
Fish River Roasters have added two bronze medals to the eleven medals they have won at the Golden Bean since 2008. Peter Harrison from Fish River Roasters says, “To consistently win medals over a long period of time is really satisfying, particularly winning a bronze in the milk based category with over 450 entrants.”



Karmee Coffee

p. (02) 9966 8488
Karmee Coffee is the most consistently awarded coffee roaster in Australia. We’re a family business and our master roaster (Mum, as we know her) has a truly gifted palate. Her skills have led to each of our 10 blends achieving multiple medals. Our bronze at the 2013 Golden Bean takes our tally to 40 medals over the past 3 years. From light and refined to big, bold and bursting with flavour, we have a blend or origin to suit everyone. For a change from the routine, give us a call – 9966 8488. We’ll be happy to welcome you to the family!




p. 1300 730 465
Mocopan – enrich your coffee experience. With over 50 years’ experience, Mocopan customers are assured of consistent quality coffee, locally roasted in Melbourne and supplied at optimal freshness. Mocopan’s award winning coffee is supported by a dedicated and passionate team of coffee fanatics – it’s their knowledge and expertise that ensures every Mocopan customer has the right coffee, equipment, barista training, servicing and support required to produce high quality, consistent coffee their customers love every single day.

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