Want to setup a cafe in Russia?

If you have ever thought you would love to own a café, have you ever thought where it would be? Near the beach, next to a train station, in the CBD? How about in Russia? This is what some of the biggest coffee driven companies in the world are working on right now. Lavazza is […]

World Barista Competition

Held in Melbourne 2013, the World Barista Competition (WBC) was a test of the highest caliber of baristas in front of formidable judges. One representative from 30 countries have been through countless competitions just to get to this level and seeing them all perform in Melbourne was a real treat for the BeanSurfing team. Using […]

5 Most common home coffee mistakes

Black Market Roasters, the online coffee bean shop looks at the most common problems people face when making coffee at home. They are simple to fix, just read on and you will be tasting fantastic tasting coffee in no time! 1. The coffee they receive is dead! If you buy coffee from a supermarket, chances […]

Long blacks, short blacks and other fancy coffees

You can seriously walk into one café in the same city order a long black, get a coffee, then walk into one around the corner, order the same coffee and get something completely different! This can be frustrating as a customer, tough it isn’t all bad, it is because hopefully the barista is trying to […]