Journal

Celebrating Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Celebrating Sustainable Gastronomy Day Posted by Karen Barnett on Sustainable Gastronomy Day brings all these passions together in one big celebration because eating local foods that have been produced sustainably makes a difference to people’s livelihoods, to the environment and to economies.

Download our Special Brew Guide

Download our Special Brew Guide Posted by Lauren Scaroni on For making the perfect cup of coffee every time we have composed this brewing guide of all our favourite methods. These are bite size, simple to follow recipes that will produce consistency.

Fairtrade tackles root causes and systemic issues that result in Child Labour

Fairtrade tackles root causes and systemic issues that result in Child Labour Posted by Lauren Scaroni on It is estimated that 98 million children work in agriculture, and many of them do not attend school, have little time to play and do not receive proper nutrition or care. Often this work is hazardous and exploitative.

Understanding The Coffee Supply Chain

Understanding The Coffee Supply Chain Posted by Lauren Scaroni on To stay abreast of developments in the global coffee sector Montville Coffee has reviewed and responded to the 2020 Coffee Barometer article and the 2020 Coffee Development article. 

 

The Secret to our quality and consistency

The Secret to our quality and consistency Posted by Lauren Scaroni on Coffee cupping is a big part of our quality and assurance program, but it is more than that, it is the development of a sensory appreciation for our operational opportunity. It is exciting!

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.