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In February, our Purchasing Manager Alex Capurro took a trip to Nicaragua (with a few customers in tow) to source some amazing specialties and find out what’s new at the origin.
Our Colombian trip paints an optimistic outlook towards the future of Colombian coffee.
Bennetts - bringing you the world of coffee
How Does Costa Rican Coffee Maintain Sustainable Prices in a Low Market?
Our Mexican specialties are back… a story of perseverance!
All things Bennetts & Coffee...
Coffee from $21 to $1,029 in 15 Years: Panama Geisha and the Luxury Coffee Industry
To celebrate international tiger day Bennetts are excited to share with you the latest report from the WildCat conservation alliance team on the ground in India and Nepal.
“We are changing the landscape, one community at a time!” - Quote from Dagmawi Iyasu, Grounds for Health East Africa Program Manager, February 2019
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November 2018 Newsletter. All things Bennetts and coffee...
October 2018 Newsletter! All things Bennetts and coffee...
September 2018 Newsletter! All things Bennetts and coffee...
August 2018 Newsletter. All things Bennetts and coffee ...
My latest trip this month was my fifth time back to Papua New Guinea over the past 32 years. It is interesting to see how PNGs coffee industry has survived throughout the years and the ever-present struggles they face today.
May 2018 Newsletter. All things Bennetts and coffee...
For the whole month of July in the lead up to World Tiger Day, Bennetts will be doubling our donation for every bag of Indian Tiger Mountain sold. All you have to do is purchase Indian Tiger Mountain and for every bag Bennetts will donate 2 USD.
July 2018 Newsletter! All things Bennetts and coffee...
Some great discounts on some of our coffees! Get the before the 28th of June for the amazing prices!
We get quite a few enquiries about how organic certification works, especially regarding importing coffee and quarantine requirements.
Our first competition for the year can see you win a private roasting consultation with roasting coach Anne Cooper! Read below to find out how to enter and win!
June 2018 Newsletter. All things Bennetts and coffee...
In the eternal quest for ‘better’ coffee, there are many labels applied to raw beans to get our attention, Shade-Grown being the most recent, but is this really better for the environment and produce a better cup?
Through our Project 121 program we help roasters build exclusive relationships with an individual farmer at origin. Here are the stories behind the lots we've recently received from our Peruvian small holder farmers…
Our Brazillian natural microlots have landed and are a testament to the increased concern for quality and specialty coffee in Brazil.
What does the International Coffee Agreement mean for the relationship between the USA and International Coffee Organisation?
An amazing coffee Rwanda's into a bar..... sorry. But on a serious note, our fresh Rwandan coffees have arrived!
Over the next two articles we'll be discussing some of the factors that impact the price of coffee. In this article, we'll look at futures, currency fluctuations, rising demand, and transportation costs.
Last blog, we talked about the factors that impact the price of coffee. So far, we've looked at . This time, we're going to be discussing how climate, certifications, currency fluctuations, and local economics and politics come into the mix.
Bennetts is pleased and humbled to be celebrating our company’s centenary in 2018. Pictured: Bill Bennett in Indonesia circa
Through our Project 121 program, we help roasters to build an exclusive relationship with a farmer at origin. Here are the stories behind the lots we've recently received from our Colombian partners...
Robusta has been banned from Costa Rica for 30 years to protect the nation's crops from the coffee borer beetle, but since the beetle has now been present for some years, that ban may be overturned.
Ahh Huehuetenango. Even the name is a treat on the tongue ('Way - way - te - nang - goh', as per our team member Mr. Alex Capurro's lyrical native Spanish-speaker's pronunciation).
We’ve had some great news recently from Grounds for Health, the not-for-profit charity organisation that we’ve been supporting for some years now. Their mission is to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer among women in developing coffee countries.
An amazing origin story from Nicaragua, check out the natural-processed Jinotega SHB from Agropequaria Bariloche farm here.
What coffee science has to say about Tony Abbott’s recent speech on Global Warming. Article by India Read.
Costa Rica’s 2017/18 harvest has begun!
How can we ensure that the farmers and communities who grow coffee are receiving the opportunities and resources they need, that they aren’t taken advantage of, and that they have a access to security and stability?
The US’s recent withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement has done nothing to soothe global anxieties about climate change’s pealing alarm bells. For members of the Specialty Coffee community, that tolling is a particularly urgent knell.
The Roaster Guilds' recent 'Demystifying Defects' cupping session was a rare, guided opportunity to dip a toe into waters that most coffee drinkers will spend a lifetime trying to avoid.
Climate change is leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of tea farmers around the world. Article originally published in Cafe Culture International Magazine.
Another instalment of the Toby's Estate 'Knowledge Talks' by the Specialty Coffee Association's Chief Sustainability Officer, Kim Elena Ionescu, proved both sobering and heartening at once. The path to sustainability won't be easy, but as an industry our willingness to innovate and collaborate will keep us in good stead.
Last week's Golden Bean Roasting Competition and Conference was an all-round success; a chance for the Australian roasting community to connect, learn, and share in an environment of friendly competitiveness.
SCAA member and Director of the Re:Co Specialty Coffee Symposium Peter Giuliano's recent visit to Australia as guest of Toby's Estate 'Knowledge Talks' series presented a fantastic opportunity to learn about the new sensory lexicon and flavour wheel released earlier this year.
The Second instalment of the Bennetts Varietal Mini-series focuses on the Maragogype bean.
It isn't just Origin that brings flavour to a cup - introducing the Bennett's Varietal mini-series. Episode 1: Bourbon Coffee