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Spotlight on Origin: Burundi

Burundi coffees As LCM’s Melbourne team eagerly awaiting the arrival of three distinctive coffees: Mbrizi Gatara, Sehe Cibitoke (FW) and Sehe Cibitoke (W) into LCM’s Melbourne warehouse later this month, we turn the spotlight on East African coffee...

LCM Quality Assurance has a new face

As an importer of green beans, cupping is central to the quality programme at LCM and is serious, albeit enjoyable work. Anita Leung, LCM’s new Quality Assurance Manager: “Cupping is the framework for assessing our coffees and provides...

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...