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So it came a little earlier this year, and was held in an unfamiliar venue, but Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) delivered nothing but the familiarity of the finest coffee experiences, coffee people and coffee...
When Zest Coffee first broke into the specialty coffee market we forged a design brief that sat in the middle ground of specialty coffee. Nothing too fancy, nothing too effecting. The result, a pretty standard...
We are looking to the future, come. You’re going to see some pretty big changes in the coming weeks for Zest Specialty Coffee Roasters. If you’ve been with us for a while you will have...
When risk is reward… San Ignacio, Peru, October 2018 was when we began our Project Bosques Verdes experiments. The nature of an experiment is risk (and expectation). And, while Zest absorbed all risk for the...
Tigerous is Caleb’s first café, which he runs with his wife Abby, a certified nutritionist (and Caleb’s latest barista protégé).  However new he is to owning a café, it’s definitely not Caleb’s first rodeo. The...
“….On the drive from the airport up to San Ignacio, you pass terrain that changes every 5 minutes. There are 100s of hectares of bright green rice (arroz) grown within the valleys and above, barren...
Refresh: What is a micro-lot? It’s actually a pretty hard thing to define simply, and that’s what we love about these exotic little lots. Let’s break down the etymology first ––‘micro’ as in small, ‘lot’...
In case you didn’t know, we are off to gorgeous mountains of Peru this week to facilitate another series of flavour creation experiments.
"Life in Northern Sumatra is leisurely. Good conversation, storytelling and humour will keep you in high standing with the locals. Not dis-similar to my hometown in Ireland, where I'd been, just a couple of days...

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Coffee Origin video in Indonesia