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Catch up on the latest Merlo News, Learn from our team of Coffee Experts and find out more about our Community and Events right here on the Merlo Blog.

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August 30, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #6 – Noela Dillon

Noela Dillon has been a Merlo Coffee drinker for over 20 years. That’s a lot of cappuccino’s! Get to know...

August 02, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #5 – Todd Hansen

Todd Hansen is an avid Merlo coffee drinker. Describing himself as a ‘coffee snob’, find out why Todd has deservedly...

July 01, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #4 – Ray Do Rozario

You won’t meet many people nicer than Ray Do Rozario. He is the worthy recipient of our July Coffee Fanatic...

May 27, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #3 – Tan Ormsby

Tan Ormsby is a loyal Merlo Coffee Fanatic. We first discovered Tan on Instagram with her positive coffee posts each...


August 28, 2019

Limited Edition – Whisky Barrel Aged Coffee

India may not be the first country that springs to mind when it comes to whisky or coffee, but these...

July 29, 2019

Get to know the August BOM – Colombia Diofanor Black Honey

We fell in love with Diofanor’s coffee when we were lucky enough to visit his farm and taste the coffee...

May 24, 2019

Meet Simon – Merlo’s Coffee Expert

Simon Brooks has been with Merlo for over 16 years. He is our Head of Roasting and Distribution as well...

March 30, 2019

Why fresh roasted coffee is best

It makes all the difference


October 31, 2019

Why making compost is hard grind

It’s been hard grind, but the results are worth it. Coffee king Dean Merlo’s bio-cup program is helping tackle Brisbane’s...

October 01, 2019

Merlo Coffee set to convert 3 million cups into compost

Queensland icon, Merlo Coffee, has turned up the heat on its goal of saving more than 3 million Merlo takeaway...

September 13, 2019

RUOK Day: Call on Aussie men to toss aside “she’ll be right” mantra

Coffee entrepreneur Dean Merlo points to his cousin Chris as inspiration for partnering with suicide prevention organisation RUOK Day to...

September 09, 2019

R U OK? Day 2019

Merlo is once again proudly supporting R U OK? Day on Thursday 12 September. This year’s campaign theme is ‘trust the signs, trust...


August 01, 2019

5 reasons to choose Merlo if you’re a cafe owner

5 Reasons to choose Merlo

July 04, 2019

Harveys Bar + Bistro

Owner and chef PJ McMillan speaks about why he chose Merlo Coffee as his coffee supplier.

July 01, 2019

Anouk Paddington

Anouk is a Brisbane breakfast café institution in the eclectic suburb of Paddington, proudly serving Merlo Coffee.

July 01, 2019

Your daily espresso machine clean

To make every cup of coffee from your machine a winner, you need to make sure your machine is in...