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‘Fun size’ green bean offering launches online

LCM Selects is the new ‘fun size’ green bean offering from Langdon Coffee Merchants. “Not everyone wants to, or can afford to buy in bulk,” says Langdon family member, Chris, “So we are curating a selection of the...

Coffee cupping

COVID-19 Update: Modified Cupping Protocols issued by SCA

COVID-19 has had far reaching impact on the coffee community as covered in our recent article: Coffee community must support at-risk producers. Cupping, the standardised sensory process for sampling and assessing quality of green beans, is not exempt...

coffee brewing

Water hardness and the perfect brew

When Langdon Coffee Merchant (LCM) Account Manager, David Train, moved to Adelaide earlier this year to open LCM’s first South Australia office, purchasing a water filtration system was at the top of his To-Do list. “South Australia’s tap...

What is Coffee Cupping?

Cup like a Pro: A How-To Guide to Coffee Cupping

Much like a formal wine tasting, professional coffee graders can leave first-timers feeling a little bewildered by the specialised and seemingly whimsical tasting terminology that is thrown around: “Caramel, with hints of clementine and green grape finish.” A...

coffee industry hit hard by impact of corona

Coffee community must support at-risk producers

For those in the industry, ‘trickle-down effect’ doesn’t begin to explain the impact COVID-19 has had on the coffee supply chain. “Tsumani is probably a more appropriate description,” observes Langdon Coffee Merchants’ Head Coffee Trader, Guy Wilson. The...