Journal

The progression of the Montville Coffee Label over the past two decades

The progression of the Montville Coffee Label over the past two decades Posted by Karen Barnett on
The Montville Coffee logo has changed 3 times since the original kookaburra, which symbolised the connection between the sound of the Australian bush at dawn with brewing the first cup of certified Fairtrade Organic coffee.

Manual or electrical Grinder? Which one is best for your lifestyle?

Manual or electrical Grinder? Which one is best for your lifestyle? Posted by Kashmira Lal on If you’re spending the money on good coffee beans, you want to do that bean justice. Not only that but the amount of resources that goes into coffee beans we want to make the most of it.

Ben Smith, selfless barista and ambitious student pilot

Ben Smith, selfless barista and ambitious student pilot Posted by Kashmira Lal on It is an internal desire to help out and to make sure that everyone else is happy. It is work that I love to do. It is a sense of family, it involves the well-being of others and yourself. On a macro scale, Fairtrade is taking care of farmers and thinking of those who may be less fortunate than ourselves.

Interview with a Sumatran Fairtrade compliance support officer

Interview with a Sumatran Fairtrade compliance support officer Posted by Kashmira Lal on Education for women is something that is very well accepted in Sumatra. This is the reason why there are many cooperatives run by women or employing many women.

Hand made chocolate and Fairtrade coffee - a match made in heaven

Hand made chocolate and Fairtrade coffee - a match made in heaven Posted by Kashmira Lal on It almost sounds too good to be true, or something that we had in a dream one night, but here we are, with a match made in heaven!

NEW Recyclable coffee bags and better labels

NEW Recyclable coffee bags and better labels Posted by Kashmira Lal on The overarching goal of the covenant is to phase out of problematic and unnecessary single-use plastics packaging

Global innovation and change program SPRUNGG

Global innovation and change program SPRUNGG Posted by Karen Barnett on In this blog, we share an interview between Design-Led Innovator, Collaborator and Global Strategist, Jacqueline Wilson-Smith and Founding Director of Montville Coffee, Karen Barnett.

Why should we bloom coffee? Bloomin' what?

Why should we bloom coffee? Bloomin' what? Posted by Kashmira Lal on This will give you much needed insight into why it’s important to bloom, when you should bloom, and why fresh coffee is so important.

Home Espresso machine: Variable 3: Dose and distribution

Home Espresso machine: Variable 3: Dose and distribution Posted by Kashmira Lal on There is no one right answer for dose.

Home Espresso Machine: Variable 2: Grind

Home Espresso Machine: Variable 2: Grind Posted by Kashmira Lal on Grind is the main factor that determines over-extraction or under-extraction.

Roasters Journal - Peru Cafe Femenino Premium

Roasters Journal - Peru Cafe Femenino Premium Posted by Montville Coffee Admin on The flavour profile of this single-origin works perfectly for a milk-based coffee.

HOME ESPRESSO MACHINE. VARIABLE 1: MEASURING TIME

HOME ESPRESSO MACHINE. VARIABLE 1: MEASURING TIME Posted by Kashmira Lal on Is your home espresso machine coffee just not tasting as good as when you go to the café?