News

Please view our coffee News entries on the following pages.

Click on the month to view detailed information.

May 2017 - We have 3 articles this month - the looming deflation of coffee pricing, Amazon's arrival in Australia and the real costs of grinding coffee beans may surprise many readers.

April 2017 - We continue a "flash sale" offered exclusively to our monthly newsletter subscribers. New 1kg coffee bag artwork looming. Changes to the default mode for AusPost parcel deliveries. New arrivals with a very interesting long ferment process Colombian.

March 2017 - A retail experiment offered exclusively to our monthly newsletter subscribers. 2017 Royal Sydney Coffee Awards have been run and won - Silver to Suuweet and Kenya, Bronze to De-caffe and Spro.

February 2017 - A delightful El Salvador, most of our blends re-engineered with new season coffees. Changes to "free" freight. Whether to bother with measuring total dissolved solids (TDS).

January 2017 - Our curated list of the Top 10 coffees in 2016. Guatemala Huehuetenango arrives into store. We take a look at future trends in coffee beverages.

December 2016 - Xmas Trading Hours. A superb new Costa Rica Tarrazu. How to best store fresh roasted coffee. Shipping update with Sendle. The gate is open on the Pony Express.

November 2016 - Pony Express - a limited release of extraordinary coffees. An article that offers help to improve the use of your coffee bean grinder. Ethiopia coffee supply risks in 2017 and the challenges from rising prices in the coffee market.

October 2016 - Rwanda's remarkable Cinderella story. In-depth discussion on cleaning your espresso machine.

September 2016 - PNG Highlands, a sensational lot arrives. Climate Change and coffee. The age of Golden Latte Tumeric Blend.

August 2016 - Sumatra, the coffee world's enigma. We take a look at new season arrivals landing in the roastery.

July 2016 - Honduras - a star on the rise. Spilling the beans on favourites. What happened to zip locks on 1kg bags.

June 2016 - Feature coffee "Dark Horse" aka Ethiopia Harrar. Subscriber exclusive article on coffee scoring and pricing. New beverages from Arkadia.

May 2016 - New software, Making coffee on a budget, Panama climbs to greatness, Fastway couriers.

April 2016 - A superb Mexico Organic microlot being offered under the Pluma product for a short time only. Faster freight options.

March 2016 - mycuppa wins the Royal Sydney Coffee Awards 2016 - Best in Show, Champion Roaster, Gold & Silver in Single Origin and 3x Bronze for our blends.

February 2016 - New range of competitive Teas, Peru Organic, How I fixed my irritating channeling issue.

January 2016 - 2nd generation Nespresso capsules, Mysore Nuggets, Brazil, Ethiopia and El Salvador.

December 2015 - Xmas & New Year trading hours, Medal winners from Golden Bean, Freight updates.

November 2015 - Express shipping to New Zealand. Safe Drop delivery options. Stocks of Monsoon coffees.

October 2015 - Suuweet explained. Tiger and Tanza. Packaging and freight service updates.

September 2015 - The new 8 Ounces coffee blend. Optimising our portfolio.

August 2015 - Micro Lots a fad ?. Impact of falling Aussie Dollar.

July 2015 - Sumatra Blue Batak. New Roasting Platform targetting unqiue flavours.

June 2015 - High flavour new Blend Centre Way. Postage Costs explained.

May 2015 - Tiger Mountain - under the radar. Busting myths about coffee blends.

April 2015 - Super Brazil, Impact of falling Aussie Dollar on coffee prices, Cleaning out your grinder.

March 2015 - Suuweet & Espresso win medals at AICA. Stunning lot of PNG Highlands arrives into store.

February 2015 - Why the black bags. Mighty Monsoon Malabar.

January 2015 - Our picks of the new arrivals. Update on freight performance and coffee prices. mycuppa's new home starts to take shape.

December 2014 - Xmas despatch times. Golden Bean 2014 medals. Coffee prices in 2015. Our Roaster has a rant.

November 2014 - New Panama Mama Cato, Kenya Nyeri and Burundi microlots.

October 2014 - Our new range of light roasted filter coffees are yummo !. 

September 2014 - Coffees of Guatemala and the critical importance of espresso tamping.

August 2014 - Ethiopia Limu finally makes it's way into our store.

July 2014 - Retained grounds - what does it mean for your quality espresso shot ?.

June 2014 - New season FAIRTRADE Organic coffees. Overview of new crops. 

May 2014 - Why coffee blends change. New crop Rwanda Inzovu and The Great Leveller

April 2014 - Redemption of the Spro wins Silver in the espresso category at the Australian International Coffee Roasting competition.

March 2014 - Raw coffee bean prices have risen 63% over the first 6 weeks of 2014 - the biggest increase over such a short period in 20 years.  

February 2014 - Summer 2014 has insane hot weather. In this article we discuss the affect of hot temperature and coffee beans.

January 2014 - Our list of the best coffees in 2013 and an exciting new extensively engineered blend.

December 2013 - we look at the various initiatives undertaken during 2013 to improve coffee quality.

November 2013 - is the retail price of coffee linked to quality ?

October 2013 - mycuppa wins Golden Bean 2013/14 medals

September 2013 - Some wonderful mid-season arrivals from Mexico and Ethiopia. 

August 2013 - Reviewing the recent arrivals for crop 12/13, we highlight some of the standouts.

July 2013 - Discussing the vital role of acid and how it influences our coffee.

RASV Australian International Coffee Awards 2013 - mycuppa wins two(2) medals in the 2013 Australian International Coffee Awards.

May 2013 - Revisiting the Direct Trade strategy and some exciting new Brazil coffee.

April 2013 - Our new arrival of Panama Boquete is everything and more than we had hoped for.

January 2013 - we recieved two superb Nicaraguan microlots - Finca Esmaralda and the Santa Isobel (tendered into the Cup Of Excellence competition).

December 2012 - highlight of the month was the extraordinary PNG Kimel Peaberry and the Guatemala Antigua Monterrey

November 2012 - A huge month - Cuba, El Salvador, Mexico, Colombia and Brazil arrivals

October 2012  - Burundi Mirango #1, a very special Ethiopia Sidamo, Brazil Cup Of Excellence and Rwanda Muruha

September 2012 - super-duper-Sumatra Wahana Estate Natural (think Midori in a cup), El Salvador microlots, Guatemala Huehuetanago San Antonio, Colombia FAIRTRADE Organic (red ecolsierra)

August 2012 - Two fantastic Kenyans, the Monach Peaberry and the Gondo AB, from our favorite origin India we have Attikhan Estate sundried and a number of Cattimore, Cauvery, SLN9 microlots from Kalagur Heights and last but no means least the standout coffee of 2012 Panama Boquete Casa Ruiz.

June 2012 - from Ethiopia we have a number of new season Sidamo, Limu, Yirgachaffe and Harrar arriving.

April 2012 - Costa Rica Bakeoff time again. New season Tiger Mountain

February 2012- Colombia Excelso La Union and our new Direct Trade initiative.

December 2011 - Carlini Coffee Company wins again at Golden Bean 2011/2012.

November 2011 - Uganda Bugusi AA - intense low acid coffee.

October 2011 - India Elk Hill Estate Natural - sweet raisin, soft currant and simply superb in milk.

September 2011 - Brazil Ipanema Dulce (sweet natural).

August 2011 - One of our most popular coffees. The memorable Sumatra Lake Tawar

July 2011 - Ethopian Sidamo delivers sweet, complex berries in the cup and a wonderful milk-based espresso.

June 2011 - The surprise package that is Rwanda Inzovu.

May 2011 -From Honduras we have a wonderful coffee - Minas De Oro.

March 2011 - The King of Coffees - Ethiopia Yirgachaffe

February 2011 - Bolivia FAIRTRADE Organic

January 2011 - Colombia FAIRTRADE Organic

December 2010 - Costa Rica FAIRTRADE Organic

November 2010 - Carlini Coffee Company wins 5 medals at Golden Bean 2010, placing 2nd overall in Australia's largest and most competitive coffee event.

Date Posted: 7 May 2017


Date Posted: 2 April 2017


Date Posted: 5 March 2017


Date Posted: 5 February 2017


Date Posted: 8 January 2017


Date Posted: 3 December 2016


Date Posted: 6 November 2016


Date Posted: 9 October 2016


Date Posted: 3 September 2016


Date Posted: 6 August 2016


Date Posted: 2 July 2016


Date Posted: 5 June 2016


Date Posted: 1 May 2016


Date Posted: 1 April 2016


Date Posted: 5 March 2016


Date Posted: 6 February 2016


Date Posted: 6 February 2016


Date Posted: 5 December 2015


Date Posted: 7 November 2015


Date Posted: 3 October 2015