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Global Sustainable Development Goals

Global Sustainable Development Goals Posted by Eva Smith on "We made a commitment that we were going to create a business that was just and sustainable in every aspect” –Karen Barnett, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Montville Coffee...

Celebrating Cultural Diversity and Strong Relationships

Celebrating Cultural Diversity and Strong Relationships Posted by Eva Smith on We believe that businesses have a role to play in contributing to global peace and prosperity! Our Specialty Coffee business is dependent on strong relationships with coffee producers at Origin...

What would we do if single use cups were banned?

What would we do if single use cups were banned? Posted by Eva Smith on A discussion about the single-use coffee cup. Compostable and recycled cups. We have a significant litter challenge in Australia, disposable takeaway cups are the highest contributor to litter waste...

How to make an espresso with an Aeropress in 60 seconds

How to make an espresso with an Aeropress in 60 seconds Posted by Eva Smith on Espresso equipment is an investment. The Aeropress is incredibly versatile and is one of the few ways to achieve an espresso-like coffee at home, without an espresso machine...

5 ways to reuse coffee grounds and leftover coffee

5 ways to reuse coffee grounds and leftover coffee Posted by Eva Smith on Learn the Top 5 ways we put our coffee ground waste to good reuse in our Montville Roastery! Useful ways that you can use coffee grounds around the house...

A Case For Strengthening Certified Organics

A Case For Strengthening Certified Organics Posted by Karen Barnett on Why consumers need to understand the implications of "Third-party Organic Certifications". An enormous contribution of coffee from farm to table is being made – So just what are we delivering when you purchase our beans...?

Fairtrade trip to Origin in Papua New Guinea

Fairtrade trip to Origin in Papua New Guinea Posted by Eva Smith on A Fairtrade trip to coffee origin in Papua New Guinea, where we were fortunate to be able to visit HOAC (Highland Organic Agriculture Cooperative) and their investment in piping clean water...

Help! How to choose the best coffee maker?

Help! How to choose the best coffee maker? Posted by Eva Smith on Buying coffee equipment can quickly become a sizeable investment – In this article we help you get clear on the pros, the cons & best coffee maker options. Featuring Chemex, Espro Press, the Aeropress & more...

3 Reasons to Order a Fairtrade Organic Coffee Subscription

3 Reasons to Order a Fairtrade Organic Coffee Subscription Posted by Karen Barnett on Learn about our Fairtrade Organic Coffee Subscription! You won’t ever run out of exceptionally fresh, award-winning coffee at home or work, be part of the movement...

Celebrating the Women of Sumatra & Sumatra Coffee

Celebrating the Women of Sumatra & Sumatra Coffee Posted by Eva Smith on Learn about one of our most popular premium single origin coffees as we celebrate the women of Sumatra. A visit to the highlands of Indonesia & the First Women’s Fairtrade Coffee co-operative in Asia...

Coffee Business, Equal Rights & Zero Discrimination Day

Coffee Business, Equal Rights & Zero Discrimination Day Posted by Eva Smith on March 1st of each year marks a day celebrated by the UN at embracing diversity, inclusion & equal rights without discrimination. What does this mean for our close-knit team at Montville Coffee?

Why is Montville Coffee a
B Corporation?

Why is Montville Coffee a<br>B Corporation? Posted by Eva Smith on Becoming a Certified B Corporation was a natural progression for our company. When we established in 2000, we realised the positive impact that our company could have, then we found B Corp...