Issue 45: Seeing Coffee Differently! - <p>

One of my favourite pastimes is snorkelling. It’s a calming, gentle activity and I find myself breathing much deeper, both during and after. But more than that, it’s a freaking spectac...</p>

Issue 45: Seeing Coffee Differently!

One of my favourite pastimes is snorkelling. It’s a calming, gentle activity and I find myself breathing much deeper, both during and after. But more than that, it’s a freaking spectac...

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WATCH: AI and Coffee with Neil Maree of Genio Roasters - <p>

As you sip your morning coffee, you may be unaware that AI has played a role in the bean-to-cup supply chain somewhere along the way. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly commonpl...</p>

WATCH: AI and Coffee with Neil Maree of Genio Roasters

As you sip your morning coffee, you may be unaware that AI has played a role in the bean-to-cup supply chain somewhere along the way. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly commonpl...

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Respect the Tech! The Unsung Heroes of the Coffee Industry - <p>We received a mail from Jacques Celliers, a former technician in the coffee industry! And we couldn't agree with his sentiment more. These legends deal with coffee business owners at their wo...</p>

Respect the Tech! The Unsung Heroes of the Coffee Industry

We received a mail from Jacques Celliers, a former technician in the coffee industry! And we couldn't agree with his sentiment more. These legends deal with coffee business owners at their wo...

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What's the Real Deal with Caffeine? - <p>



Words by Katie Burnett


In the early 1900s, Barcolo Manufacturing in Buffalo New York introduced the “coffee break” to its labour force. Twice a day, the entire factory would s...</p>

What's the Real Deal with Caffeine?

Words by Katie Burnett In the early 1900s, Barcolo Manufacturing in Buffalo New York introduced the “coffee break” to its labour force. Twice a day, the entire factory would s...

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Coffee Basics: Decoding Coffee Labelling - <p>Decoding Coffee Labels: Unraveling the World of Fair Trade, Organic, and Single-Origin Beans

By Ayanda Dlamini 




Photo by Ruan Martinelli on Unsplash

In the vibrant world of coffee,...</p>

Coffee Basics: Decoding Coffee Labelling

Decoding Coffee Labels: Unraveling the World of Fair Trade, Organic, and Single-Origin Beans By Ayanda Dlamini  Photo by Ruan Martinelli on Unsplash In the vibrant world of coffee,...

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Cafe Focus: Goodman Gallery Cafe - <p>Goodman Gallery Cafe: Where Minimalism Meets Artistic Inspiration

By Ayanda Dlamini




Goodman Gallery is renowned for its commitment to showcasing contemporary art in a minimalistic and...</p>

Cafe Focus: Goodman Gallery Cafe

Goodman Gallery Cafe: Where Minimalism Meets Artistic Inspiration By Ayanda Dlamini Goodman Gallery is renowned for its commitment to showcasing contemporary art in a minimalistic and...

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5 Things We Love Right Now: September - <p>What's on our radar at the moment? Each month we'll bring 5 exciting coffee things that we're loving right now.




1. This amazing grinder for home espresso (and every other brewing ...</p>

5 Things We Love Right Now: September

What's on our radar at the moment? Each month we'll bring 5 exciting coffee things that we're loving right now. 1. This amazing grinder for home espresso (and every other brewing ...

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Just Grace: Empowering Youth through Barista Skills! - <p>Just Grace: Empowering Youth Through Barista Training, Brewing Skills, Confidence, and Opportunities

By Ayanda Dlamini




The journey from coffee novice to a skilled barista is more than just...</p>

Just Grace: Empowering Youth through Barista Skills!

Just Grace: Empowering Youth Through Barista Training, Brewing Skills, Confidence, and Opportunities By Ayanda Dlamini The journey from coffee novice to a skilled barista is more than just...

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Travel: Lost and Found in Namibia - <p>It was about this time of year in 2021 that Coffee Magazine adventured to Namibia to learn all about Slowtown Coffee Company as they celebrated their 10th year in business and got treated to a phenome...</p>

Travel: Lost and Found in Namibia

It was about this time of year in 2021 that Coffee Magazine adventured to Namibia to learn all about Slowtown Coffee Company as they celebrated their 10th year in business and got treated to a phenome...

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GIVEAWAY: R1000 prize celebrating Red Espresso's 18th birthday! - <p>

Join us as we celebrate 18 years of red espresso®  with a prize value of R1 000!

18 years ago red espresso® was born, forever changing café menus in South Africa a...</p>

GIVEAWAY: R1000 prize celebrating Red Espresso's 18th birthday!

Join us as we celebrate 18 years of red espresso®  with a prize value of R1 000! 18 years ago red espresso® was born, forever changing café menus in South Africa a...

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Home Brewer Spotlight: Meet Rob Laithwaite - <p>There's nothing we love to see more than home brewers who are just straight up having fun with coffee. Ayanda chats to young Rob Laithwaite, who's imagination has been captured by the allure o...</p>

Home Brewer Spotlight: Meet Rob Laithwaite

There's nothing we love to see more than home brewers who are just straight up having fun with coffee. Ayanda chats to young Rob Laithwaite, who's imagination has been captured by the allure o...

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Latte Art: Making coffee a Blend of Taste and Visual Appeal - <p>

By Ayanda Dlamini 


In our contemporary world, coffee has evolved from a mere beverage to a captivating art form. Beyond its energising properties, one of my favourite parts about coffee ...</p>

Latte Art: Making coffee a Blend of Taste and Visual Appeal

By Ayanda Dlamini  In our contemporary world, coffee has evolved from a mere beverage to a captivating art form. Beyond its energising properties, one of my favourite parts about coffee ...

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Hidden Gems: Allesverloren X One Durban - <p>Other than coffee shops, finding great hidden gems in the foodie and wine world is one of our other favourite things to do! Recently, we were invited to attend an unusual pairing of wines, personaliti...</p>

Hidden Gems: Allesverloren X One Durban

Other than coffee shops, finding great hidden gems in the foodie and wine world is one of our other favourite things to do! Recently, we were invited to attend an unusual pairing of wines, personaliti...

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Travel: Exploring the Istanbul Coffee Scene - <p>Words by Katie Burnett


Coffee has very deep roots in Turkey. From having their own brewing method, to one of the richest and oldest coffee histories in the world. This country is split between We...</p>

Travel: Exploring the Istanbul Coffee Scene

Words by Katie Burnett Coffee has very deep roots in Turkey. From having their own brewing method, to one of the richest and oldest coffee histories in the world. This country is split between We...

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The Gold Box Experience: Striving to be the best! - <p>The team at Gold Box Coffee, which stretches across two continents, is a fun-loving and competitive crew! We had the privilege of getting to know some of the wonderful humans from the Dubai Roastery d...</p>

The Gold Box Experience: Striving to be the best!

The team at Gold Box Coffee, which stretches across two continents, is a fun-loving and competitive crew! We had the privilege of getting to know some of the wonderful humans from the Dubai Roastery d...

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Cape Town Taxi Strikes: Impact on the Coffee Community - <p>Words by Ayanda Dlamini

Eerie images of closed cafes in a deserted CT CBD by Fikile Dlamini


The usually vibrant and energetic CBD of Cape Town came to a standstill over the last week...</p>

Cape Town Taxi Strikes: Impact on the Coffee Community

Words by Ayanda Dlamini Eerie images of closed cafes in a deserted CT CBD by Fikile Dlamini The usually vibrant and energetic CBD of Cape Town came to a standstill over the last week...

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Cafe Focus: Joon's Coffee Bar Gallery - <p>Joon’s Coffee Bar Gallery: a space for creatives by creatives 

by Ayanda Dlamini 


Joon’s Coffee Bar Gallery is what I would imagine Art School feels like. This space...</p>

Cafe Focus: Joon's Coffee Bar Gallery

Joon’s Coffee Bar Gallery: a space for creatives by creatives  by Ayanda Dlamini  Joon’s Coffee Bar Gallery is what I would imagine Art School feels like. This space...

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SA AeroPress Challenge: The Top 3 AeroPress recipes in SA - <p>We had an amazing time at the SA AeroPress Challenge 2023 where the semi-finalists had the opportunity to brew their recipes for the judges live at Creative Coffee Week.



The competition wa...</p>

SA AeroPress Challenge: The Top 3 AeroPress recipes in SA

We had an amazing time at the SA AeroPress Challenge 2023 where the semi-finalists had the opportunity to brew their recipes for the judges live at Creative Coffee Week. The competition wa...

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Quiz Time: How good is your coffee general knowledge? - <p>

How good is your coffee general knowledge
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Quiz Time: How good is your coffee general knowledge?

How good is your coffee general knowledge (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){var ql=document.querySelectorAll('A[quiz],DIV[quiz],A[data-quiz],DIV[data-quiz]'); if(ql){if(ql.length){for(var k=0;k...

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A Tale of Two Teachers: Stevo Kuhn and Joseph Matheatau - <p>Stevo Kuhn on his experience training blind barista, Joseph Matheatau, and how he turned it into a barista competition set that shook the room.

Interview by Katie Burnett


I asked Stevo Kuhn to...</p>

A Tale of Two Teachers: Stevo Kuhn and Joseph Matheatau

Stevo Kuhn on his experience training blind barista, Joseph Matheatau, and how he turned it into a barista competition set that shook the room. Interview by Katie Burnett I asked Stevo Kuhn to...

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