DIY With Coffee

How to make a coffee scrub at home

Recycle your coffee grounds into all natural coffee scrubs for face, body and lips. Just add a few extra ingredients […]

Coffee 101

A unique hybrid: The Pacamara varietal

Take a closer look at the Mexican Cup of Excellence, Finca Kassandra…   One of the less common varietals found […]

Brew guides

Brew Guide: Cold Press

As the days get longer and warmer, the idea of a cold refreshing coffee becomes more appealing. Here’s how you […]

Coffee 101

The Role of the Cooperative

The role of the co-operative in building the D.R. Congo’s coffee industry. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) isn’t […]

Coffee 101, What's Happening at Merlo?

The Path to Becoming a Q Grader

The process to become an accredited Q Grader is challenging and difficult, so much so that the average pass rate is only around 25%. Throughout the world there are approximately 5000 Q Graders in 58 countries, with only 87 based in Australia.

What's Happening at Merlo?

Merlo Coffee Barista Championships

Over two heats and within a set time of 8 minutes, 28 of our top baristas were tasked to produce 2x short blacks, 2x cappuccinos, and 2x mezzos to the highest standard.

Merlo in the community

Merlo rides in the 2017 Cycle of Giving

We’re proud to support the annual Cycle of Giving – this year raising over $60,000 to go towards vital medical research.

Merlo in the community

Merlo & The Common Good: Jemima’s research

Merlo is proud to support vital research projects by The Common Good, including that of Jemima Boyd whose research aims to help ICU patients rehabilitate quicker, allowing them to live longer and have a better quality of life.

Merlo in the community

2016 Merlo Coffee Art Series announced

The Merlo Coffee Art Series is back for another year in partnership with the Wesley Mission’s Art From The Margins initiative.

What's Happening at Merlo?

Spring coffee cocktails with Stoke Bar

Merlo have partnered with Stokehouse Q to unveil three spectacular, custom-made spring coffee cocktails to welcome the most glorious season of the year!

Coffee 101

Profile: Kenya Iriga

Grown in the rich volcanic soil of the Nyambene Hills on the eastern slopes of Mt Kenya, the Iriga is a sweet and smooth coffee, with caramel aromas, chocolate flavours and a fresh but soft orange acidity

Coffee 101

Profile: Colombia Giraldo

The Colombia Giraldo has a socially and environmentally sustainable production, as well as a sweet and creamy taste, medium body and clean finish.

Coffee 101

A cup of Camaelia Sinensis (tea)

After water, tea is still the second most consumed beverage in the world. So let’s learn more about it!

Coffee 101

Profile: India Papakuchi

Papakuchi is sustainably grown in the fertile soils of Kodagu (Coorg), India and features notes of chocolate, creme brulee and red apple.