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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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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...


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.  

February 11, 2020

Simon Says - How to judge a great cup of coffee

Today on Simon Says Episode 4 we delve into the world of ‘cupping’, to find out what our qualified Q Grader, Simon looks for...

February 04, 2020

Simon Says - Fridge, Freezer or Pantry?

Welcome to ‘Simon Says’ - Episode 3! Today we’re looking at exactly where you should store your freshly roasted coffee...


June 01, 2020

Bean of the Month - El Salvador El Molinito

Grown at altitude along the Apaneca-Ilamatepec range, El Molinito features nutty caramel aromatics with chestnut, rosehip and cocoa flavours, a...

May 01, 2020

Bean of the Month - Nicaragua La Trampa

Chocolate, butterscotch, peach, brown sugar and caramel. Sound good?All these flavours and aromas come together in our May Bean of...

May 01, 2020

ONLINE ONLY – Free Ceramic Cup for Mother's Day promotion

To celebrate Mother's Day we're giving away a FREE handmade, ceramic travel cup when you purchase any 1 kilo bag of coffee beans!...

April 09, 2020

Online Easter Special

This Easter Long Weekend, we’re giving a FREE gift to all Friends of Merlo who purchase 1kg or more of...


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.