Journal

Our actions are our future

Our actions are our future Posted by Lauren Scaroni on On the 15th of October World Food Day ceremonies are set to take place all over the world. The World Day Celebration calls for the transformation of agri-food systems to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to enough, affordable, safe and nutritious food to lead active and healthy lives.

Mango breakfast trifle

Mango breakfast trifle Posted by Lauren Scaroni on The festive season is just about upon us and with it a host of beautiful tropical fruit which truly sets an Aussie summer apart. The abundance of mangoes during summer means they are a must on the festive table. But why wait? This beautiful mango breakfast trifle is easy and nutritious and pairs perfectly with our coffee of the month, Emerald Blend Premium.

Dads chat about being dads

Dads chat about being dads Posted by Lauren Scaroni on
To reflect on Father’s Day, some of Montville Coffee’s lovely dads had a chat about being a father. It was full of laughs and emotions. We also did this with our mother’s on Mother’s Day and think it’s a nice conversation to document and share. 

A cup of coffee and a bit of peace and quiet

A cup of coffee and a bit of peace and quiet Posted by Lauren Scaroni on
Peacefulness is an inner sense of calm that can come in moments of silent gratitude or prayer. It is a way of getting very quiet and looking at things so you can understand them. The 21st of September is International Day of Peace. The United Nations has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideas of peace.

Brew the perfect Sunshine Coast Blend

Brew the perfect Sunshine Coast Blend Posted by Lauren Scaroni on What we have realised is that our blends are very much loved by our staff members who are intimately equated with them. They have spent a great deal of time and energy making them perfect.  Recently I asked Kevin (a Montville Coffee director and Sunshine Coast Blend lover) how he brews his favourite blend at home.

Montville Coffee Staff Discuss ‘Why Fairtrade?’

Montville Coffee Staff Discuss ‘Why Fairtrade?’ Posted by Lauren Scaroni on As Fairtrade Fortnight came to a close last week, our staff took some time to reflect on what it means to us to be part of the Fairtrade movement. It is far too easy to get caught up in the day to day happenings of the workplace and the hard things around us.

Devour this coffee walnut streusel cake on Father's Day

Devour this coffee walnut streusel cake on Father's Day Posted by Lauren Scaroni on I thoroughly enjoyed making this easy and delicious Coffee Walnut Streusel cake on Sunday morning to share with my family. I used the beautiful and Certified Fairtrade Sunshine Coast Blend (our coffee of the month) in the ingredients and substituted the flour with cassava flour for a gluten free cake.

Climate Change

Climate Change Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Like you, we care about what’s going on with climate change. It’s an issue that can seem so big that it’s insurmountable and you can be fooled into thinking that small acts won’t make any real difference. But we believe it’s up to each of us to do what we can – to recycle, to decrease our use of fossil fuels, and to buy products that are environmentally sustainable.

Sconetime recipe pairing with our coffee of the month

Sconetime recipe pairing with our coffee of the month Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Over winter we have been loving Martin Duncan’s famous Sconetime scones for morning tea. The scones pair beautifully with our Coffee Of The Month - the Blackall Range Blend. The scone recipe is simple to make and has an interesting story behind it.

Choose the world you want.

Choose the world you want. Posted by Karen Barnett on Since the pandemic, we know that the way everyone sees the world has changed. Research* tells us that two out of three Australians believe that businesses (like us) should be doing more to solve societal problems in tough times.

Why you, the consumer, are so crucial.

Why you, the consumer, are so crucial. Posted by Karen Barnett on By working with Fairtrade farmers and producers, we’re choosing to give people a fair deal. In this short video, Montville Coffee's leaders Kevin Fraikin, Karen Barnett, and Sean McGowan explain why the consumer is key.

Karen's adventure at the Cretaceous Cafe

Karen's adventure at the Cretaceous Cafe Posted by Karen Barnett on The Cretaceous Café at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs is our most far-flung café partner. This year has been an especially busy one for this world-class organisation that is home to the world's largest collection of Australia's largest dinosaur fossils.