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Coffee consumers must accept higher prices if coffee shops are to survive.

Why we must accept higher prices if coffee shops are to survive

Institute of Coffee director and AST Trainer, Jon Townsend, discusses why consumers must take a more sympathetic approach to price rises at their favourite coffee shops... Read more

Pete Licata: Blends and single origins should not exist in isolation

2013 World Barista Champion, Pete Licata, says it’s time to shake up the way we perceive blends in the specialty coffee industry... Read more
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Are barista courses really worth it?

Jenna Gottlieb chats with barista trainer Vicki Hart to find out whether formal training beats hands-on experience when it comes to working at a coffee shop... Read more
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Is “pre-workout coffee” a scam?

João Carvalho speaks with professional nutritionist Carolina Baliere to find out whether a cup of coffee can act as an effective pre-workout supplement... Read more

How can coffee shops manage rising costs without decreasing coffee quality?

Bronwyn Linkhorn speaks with two coffee experts to find out about the impact of rising costs and what businesses can do to survive without compromising on quality... Read more
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Pete Licata: “Having a family has changed the risks I’m willing to take”

Benedict Smith chats with 2013 World Barista Champion and coffee consultant, Pete Licata, about automation, Australian coffee culture, and the importance of finally settling down... Read more
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The Great Resignation: How staff shortages are affecting coffee businesses

Brand and marketing director Graham Hadaway speaks with Jenna Gottlieb about how HoReCa businesses – including coffee shops – have battled with staff shortages and what can be done to remedy ongoing issues... Read more
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Step by step: The quest to reduce the carbon footprint of espresso

Jenna Gottlieb investigates how innovation in espresso technology can mitigate some impacts of climate change and make coffee less carbon intensive than ever before... Read more
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The indispensable role of women in coffee

From pickers and producers to baristas and roasters, women contribute to every stage of the coffee supply chain. Jenna Gottlieb speaks with Lucia Bawot and Nicole Battefeld-Montgomery to understand their crucial role in the industry... Read more
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Beanless coffee: Is it really sustainable?

Coffee production is under threat from the growing impact of climate change. Jenna Gottlieb speaks with Atomo Coffee’s head of growth, Ed Hoehn, to find out whether “beanless coffee” products hold the solution... Read more