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Full Circle – LCM Open our doors to BeanScene

Langdon Coffee Merchants on becoming the interface between the supply chain and the customer and opening its doors to the Melbourne coffee community. This article appears in the October 2020 edition of BeanScene. Starting Langdon Coffee Merchants Langdon...

Home Coffee Roasting 101

Why roast coffee at home? If you’re serious about your coffee, there’s nothing more satisfying than sipping on a coffee that you roasted yourself from home. Connected by social media, a fast-growing community of coffee home roasters has...

How a little frog is creating big change

This week marks the start of #FollowtheFrog campaign, driven by The Rainforest Alliance (RFA). The Follow the Frog campaign aims to help consumers make better choices by purchasing products with the frog seal.  Over the past 8 years,...

Organic certified coffee

What is organic certified coffee?

September is Organic Awareness Month so it’s only fitting we delve into all things organic. The organic sector is a huge industry in Australia, currently worth $2.6 billion and isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. Growing focus...

Melbourne Coffee Laboratory

LCM unveils new sensory lab (aka Coffee Heaven)

If you’ve been following Langdon Coffee Merchants (LCM) on Instagram, you’ll already have had a sneak peek at our new headquarters in leafy South Melbourne – one of Melbourne’s original gold rush inner suburbs and close to many...

‘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...