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“….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...

Project Wonosari

11.12.18
zest
Coffee Origin video in Indonesia

Project Raggiana

10.12.18
zest
A Story of Origin in Papua New Guinea Project Raggiana is creating flavour, building relationships and discovering the potential of Papua New Guinea coffee by way of producing small coffee lots (microlots). Specifically, it is...
New cafe profile: Walk Don't Run in ArmadaleNext time you’re in Armadale (or really make the trip even if you aren’t anywhere near it) walk, don’t run, and drop in and seat yourself in the...
Aussie farmers are indeed doing it tough in the devastating drought conditions and the team at Zest was very glad to do our little bit towards bringing in some relief for farming families and their...
Award-winning coffee with an award-winning barista inspires conversation gold. Zest’s Mandy chats to Latte Art World Champion, Caleb ‘Tiger’ Cha. Read on, you’ll be inspired.
A little while ago we met Eva, a local Melbourne artist, and ceramicist who was thrilled to share her passion for ceramics, and also very willing to work with Zest to produce a very special...