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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.


October 01, 2020

Bean of the Month - Kenya Swara AB

Originating in Central and Western Kenya, Swara AB offers rich flavours of honey, stone fruit and pineapple with aromatics of honeycomb and tropical fruit. A crisp green apple acidity is accompanied by a...

September 30, 2020

Queen's Birthday Public Holiday Trading Hours

Please note that we will be operating with adjusted trading hours for the upcoming Queen's Birthday Public Holiday - Monday 5...

September 11, 2020

Merlo Coffee Partners With The Institute of Culinary Education

In exciting news, Merlo has partnered with the Institute of Culinary Education in Coorparoo, Brisbane.As a sponsor of this well...

September 01, 2020

Bean of the Month - Colombia La Plata

Colombia La Plata is a typically delicious offering from a country that offers some of the best growing conditions in the...


October 26, 2020

How Dean Merlo makes his morning coffee

It’s no surprise that Dean Merlo starts every day with a coffee. But instead of visiting one of his cafes,...

September 09, 2020

Let's talk about Decaf!

Did you know that we offer two unique Decaf coffees at Merlo? Decaffeinated or “Decaf” coffee is just regular coffee that...

February 26, 2020

Simon Says - What's your coffee routine?

What type of coffee do you wake up with in the morning? Light or dark roast? Do you buy your...

February 19, 2020

Simon Says - The Flavour Wheel

Welcome to Episode 5 of Simon Says, where today we’re talking about the famous Flavour Wheel.  

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March 04, 2020

Coffee Fanatic #9 - Michael Turner

Meet Michael! Our March Coffee Fanatic who loves nothing more than good coffee with close friends. Michael is a regular to our Eagle...

February 07, 2020

Coffee Fanatic #8 - James Kirby

We continue our search for Australia’s biggest Coffee Fanatic with a nomination from our UQ Store. Today, it’s Dr James!

December 03, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #7 - Aislinn Sharp

Aislinn Sharp is a second generation Merlo fanatic who has been a positive and refreshing Friend of Merlo for many...

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...


March 19, 2020

Changes to Takeaway Cups

At Merlo Coffee, we have made a very deliberate effort to become more sustainable in all our business practices.

March 17, 2020

Message from the CEO - Coronavirus

Valued Customers,Our thoughts are with you, your businesses and families during these uncertain times. Merlo Coffee is taking every precaution...

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.