Matt Haw interviews 2021 World Cup Tasters Champion, Kyoungha Charlie Chu, to reveal South Korea’s evolving coffee culture and the role of ambitious, young baristas like himself.
Matt Haw explores how science is attempting to calculate the perfect brewing temperature for coffee, and why for baristas, it’s all about consistency.
The co-founder of Taylor St Baristas and director of Tolley Coffee & Tea, Andrew Tolley, discusses the ongoing European energy crisis and how coffee shops can navigate what is proving a challenging period.
Champion barista John Gordon chats to Matt Haw about the rise of modular coffee machines and the pivotal role they could play in the future.
Certified Q grader and representative of Single O Japan, Yu Yamamoto, speaks to Matt Haw about Japanese coffee shop culture and its widespread adoption of espresso.
Barista trainer Alex Slater shares how light roasted coffees require a fine-tuned approach to espresso brewing – and how good espresso machines can make all the difference.
Scaling is the goal of many coffee shop owners – but is there an opportune moment to start franchising? Matt Haw discusses the question with Biggby Coffee co-founder Bob Fish.
As the specialty coffee industry continues to grow, co-founder of Water Avenue Coffee Matt Milletto explains how coffee shops can entice talented baristas to join their team.
The leap from barista to roaster is a journey taken by many within the coffee industry. Matt Haw explores the career paths of three roasters – Darren Kelly, Ben Symes, and James O’Leary – to find out how and why they made the leap.
Matt Haw speaks with the founder and CEO of Expat Roasters, Shae Macnamara, about the virtues of blending multi-processed coffees from the same region.