Journal

Celebrating Our Mothers

Celebrating Our Mothers Posted by Lauren Scaroni on

To celebrate the mothers at Montville Coffee we had a small but delightful Morning Tea and discussed the ups and downs over the last year. The pandemic has clearly affected all of our mothers and they have had to look for ways to stay positive in frustrating and tough situations.

Mooloo Ice Cream Is Magic

Mooloo Ice Cream Is Magic Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Ice Cream Bars made on Montville Coffee Cold Brew...yes please. One of our favourite things is when we can collaborate with local businesses. We love finding out about their story, what motivates them and the values that guide them and when the results speak for themselves in something delicious we know are on to a good thing.

Sicilian Whole Orange Cake paired with our Emerald Blend

Sicilian Whole Orange Cake paired with our Emerald Blend Posted by Lauren Scaroni on This moist and delicious crowd-pleasing dessert uses the whole orange (pulp and peel). We thoroughly enjoyed the cake with Emerald's fruity notes as we chatted and connected during an open dialogue session this week.

The Social Contract at Montville Coffee

The Social Contract at Montville Coffee Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Today we started a dialogue at Montville Coffee about the ‘Social Contract’ in our workplace in recognition of World Health and Safety Day at Work on the 28th of April.

Meet the Maker Conversation

Meet the Maker Conversation Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Karen Barnett features in Sunshine Valley Gazette. Founder Karen Barnett roasts Certified Organic and Fairtrade specialty coffee for distribution to coffee lovers around Australia.

Easter. It means all sorts of things for different people.

Easter. It means all sorts of things for different people. Posted by Lauren Scaroni on According to the CSIRO, the average Australian consumes 32kg of chocolate every year and as our appetite continues to grow, Fairtrade is tirelessly working with key industry players to enable them to source large volumes of sustainable produced cocoa (more sales = more benefits for farmers).

A Fairtrade Coffee and Chocolate Pairing Guide

A Fairtrade Coffee and Chocolate Pairing Guide Posted by Lauren Scaroni on A guide for chocolate and coffee lovers who want to put their hearts into it. Choosing to buy Certified Organic Chocolate and Coffee is a treat that connects the dots between the confectionary aisle and extreme poverty. Support Fairtrade and empower millions of farmers and workers.

No-Bake Espresso Vanilla Date Energy Bars

No-Bake Espresso Vanilla Date Energy Bars Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Remember chocolate-covered espresso beans? The coarsely chopped coffee beans in this quick healthy oat and date bar give that same flavour packed crunch.

Meet the Makers...

Meet the Makers... Posted by Karen Barnett on Showcasing 80 of the Sunshine Coast's incredible food and beverage producers. We are passionate about collaborating with others to make our beautiful Sunshine Coast Region a thriving and sustainable place to work and live. 

What A Day To Be Happy

What A Day To Be Happy Posted by Lauren Scaroni on In the lead up to International Day of Happiness we take inspiration from the United Nations. We love to mark International events to educate, to mobilise, and to celebrate and reinforce the achievements of humanity.

Supporting Women Through Fairtrade

Supporting Women Through Fairtrade Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Fairtrade supports women to participate equally in agriculture, earn better wages and diversify their income and opportunities. Fairtrade Standards are designed to prevent gender inequality, increase female participation and empower more women and girls to access the benefits of Fairtrade.

Child Labour: This is how we are taking action

Child Labour: This is how we are taking action Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Here is something we want you to know: children below the age of 15 are not employed by Fairtrade organisations. Make a pledge: We are asking you to support Fairtrade by pledging to buy Fairtrade coffee. And Scale Up. We are also asking you to pledge to buy Fairtrade chocolate and coffee.