One of the biggest frustrations that I here from roasters, distributors, retailers and end consumers is “why does my coffee taste different? I’ve roasted the same beans with the same profile or I’ve ordered the same blend yet it tastes different.” I am sure everyone reading this will empathise with me but are we striving for the impossible. Is consistency achievable or are we fighting an unwinnable battle?
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It was Golden Bean 2011 when I was first approached by about assisting with the first large scale installation for Proaster in Australia. Justin Metcalf was moving ahead with a new coffee roasting business venture with partners as part of the company AESP. The roaster and plant setup was integral to the business getting underway and timings as always would prove critical.
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These 11 reasons are backed by research in respected medical journals
Coffee is a natural bean grown around the world, and consumed daily by billions of people. There is always debate circulating around whether or not coffee is good for you.
Some say no. It’s got sugar in it and caffeine is a drug.
Many, however, say yes. Here are 11 reasons why drinking coffee is good for you: Continue reading 11 reasons why drinking coffee is good for you
Becoming a skilled Barista is often the first step into the coffee industry, but how much do you really know about the machinery you’re using?
Here at Coffee Roasters Australia we understand the coffee process and the machinery in-between. This includes the unique origin of the ripe coffee cherry; all the way to the silky fatty crema, layered think on your espresso.
Want to be more than just another barista? The following article covers all the basics on espresso lingo and types of machinery, from grinders and tampers to espresso machines. Continue reading Do you speak our language? Get to know the coffee lingo!
At Coffee Roasters on the Gold Coast, we offer our customers the chance to become their own coffee connoisseurs! Our fundamentals course for coffee roasting involves theory and practical roasting, as well as some cupping.
What is cupping?
Cupping is a process of evaluating the taste and aroma of brewed coffee to select and maintain quality of roasted coffee beans. Cupping therefore allows you to determine which flavours and textures suit their individual tastes. You will learn how to control a roast to achieve cup character and be able to replicate profiles. Continue reading Learn How to Become a Coffee Roasting Connoisseur at Coffee Roasters!
Ever wondered why the person next to you in the coffee line orders a flat white and the next person orders a long black? Perhaps it has something to do with their personality?
Well, that’s precisely what Merlo Coffee baristas believe! Over the years in the coffee making business, they believe they can tell a lot about their customers by the type of coffee they order.
So, what does your coffee say about you? Read on to find out… Continue reading Spilling the Beans: What does your coffee choice say about you?
At Coffee Roasters we have all the latest coffee accessories for commercial and personal use…
Are you preparing for the Christmas rush at your coffee shop? Have you got everything to make your coffee delivery as smooth and efficient as possible? If you are gearing up for the busy Christmas season we recommend you have all the best accessories to help ensure the season goes as smoothly as possible. At Coffee Roasters on the Gold Coast we can supply products to your Australian coffee shops to help get you through the busy season with the best accessories. Continue reading All The Gear With The Right Idea – Get Your Coffee Accessories This Christmas
Are you looking to heighten your next coffee experience? Looking for a life time investment and quality coffee brewing to enjoy commercially or at home?
Coffee is so readily available today that the variation in quality is quite significant. If you ask for a coffee, there is no real guarantee that you’ll receive a quality cup of coffee to quench your thirst and satisfy your taste buds. It can be a depressing experience, but once you find those two or three cafés or coffee houses that make a pretty ‘decent’ coffee, it can make it a little better.
Everyone is looking for that ‘better’ cup of coffee, and that’s why at Coffee Roasters Australia we stock and invest in the best coffee equipment and accessories guaranteed to make your coffee creation and experience beyond decent. We have affordable to luxurious models to suit commercial or at home use, whether you want to get your patrons hooked on your special blend or the comforts of a specially brewed coffee all to yourself at home.
Our coffee roasters and espresso machines are expertly crafted and are coffee experience conscious; see for yourself with two diverse espresso machines. Continue reading Coffee Roasters Australia invest in the best to provide quality brewing machinery
Capsule Pack allows the utmost freedom for your personal or corporate coffee aspirations.
Capsule Pack is perfect for connoisseurs, retailers and professional coffee roasters alike. It is the latest solution to customise your coffee experience that allows you to pack your own personalised flavour and blend. Our technology which utilises a variety of Italian-designed capsule packers which are able to make a variety of capsule types including those that are compatible with Nespresso® and Lavazza Blue® coffee makers. Here at Coffee Roasters on the Gold Coast we are passionate about Italian-grade unique coffee, and we want to help you have the coffee you want whenever you want it and capsule pack allows you to do this. Continue reading Capsule Pack: Pack and Brand your own Coffee
Many complain about the smell produced by coffee roasting, and now you can roast without the stress or the odour…
Did you know roasting coffee produces a strong and pungent smell so intense your retail or industrial neighbours are likely to complain? In fact, so many have already complained that the Australian government is looking into what they can do to stop the smell, and complaints, from occurring. At Coffee Roasters Australia, we have your answer – afterburners! Continue reading Eliminate the Awful Odours Emitted by Coffee Roasting With Afterburners