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Brazil Origin Update

Coffee culture and sustainability go hand in hand, and it couldn’t be more evident than at Fazenda Monte Alto in Brazil.

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Tuesday, 28 July 2020
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Guatemala Origin Update

In late February this year, our Key Account & Trading Manager Alex Capurro left Nicaragua (still with customers in tow) and jumped over to Guatemala to spend some time with the indigenous community of Todos Santos.

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Thursday, 18 June 2020
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Nicaragua Origin Update

In February, our Key Account & Trading Manager Alex Capurro took a trip to Nicaragua (with a few customers in tow) to source some amazing specialties and find out what’s new at the origin.

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Thursday, 23 April 2020
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Colombia Origin Update

Our Colombian trip paints an optimistic outlook towards the future of Colombian coffee.

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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
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Our Story

Bennetts - bringing you the world of coffee

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Tuesday, 17 December 2019
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Origin Update: Mexico

Our Mexican specialties are back… a story of perseverance!

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019
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Origin Update: Panama

Coffee from $21 to $1,029 in 15 Years: Panama Geisha and the Luxury Coffee Industry

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Thursday, 15 August 2019
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Happy International Tiger Day! July 29th 2019

To celebrate international tiger day Bennetts are excited to share with you the latest report from the WildCat conservation alliance team on the ground in India and Nepal.

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Monday, 29 July 2019
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Grounds for Health

“We are changing the landscape, one community at a time!” - Quote from Dagmawi Iyasu, Grounds for Health East Africa Program Manager, February 2019

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019
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Scotty's Sentiments - PNG Spotlight

My latest trip this month was my fifth time back to Papua New Guinea over the past 32 years. It is interesting to see how PNGs coffee industry has survived throughout the years and the ever-present struggles they face today.

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Monday, 30 July 2018
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Saving Wild Tigers by Doubling Down

For the whole month of July in the lead up to World Tiger Day, Bennetts will be doubling our donation for every bag of Indian Tiger Mountain sold. All you have to do is purchase Indian Tiger Mountain and for every bag Bennetts will donate 2 USD.

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Tuesday, 3 July 2018
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Fifty Shades of Green?

In the eternal quest for ‘better’ coffee, there are many labels applied to raw beans to get our attention, Shade-Grown being the most recent, but is this really better for the environment and produce a better cup?

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Sunday, 13 May 2018
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Why do coffee prices change? Part 1 of 2

Over the next two articles we'll be discussing some of the factors that impact the price of coffee. In this article, we'll look at futures, currency fluctuations, rising demand, and transportation costs.

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Thursday, 7 December 2017
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Why coffee prices change, Part 2 of 2

Last blog, we talked about the factors that impact the price of coffee. So far, we've looked at . This time, we're going to be discussing how climate, certifications, currency fluctuations, and local economics and politics come into the mix.

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Thursday, 7 December 2017
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Will unbanning robusta cost Costa Rica?

Robusta has been banned from Costa Rica for 30 years to protect the nation's crops from the coffee borer beetle, but since the beetle has now been present for some years, that ban may be overturned.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Guatemalans fresh in!

Ahh Huehuetenango. Even the name is a treat on the tongue ('Way - way - te - nang - goh', as per our team member Mr. Alex Capurro's lyrical native Spanish-speaker's pronunciation).

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Thursday, 4 January 2018
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Grounds for Health spreading good healthcare and cheer!

We’ve had some great news recently from Grounds for Health, the not-for-profit charity organisation that we’ve been supporting for some years now. Their mission is to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer among women in developing coffee countries.

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017
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On opting to celebrate International Co-op Day

How can we ensure that the farmers and communities who grow coffee are receiving the opportunities and resources they need, that they aren’t taken advantage of, and that they have a access to security and stability?

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Friday, 30 June 2017
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Defect Cup-Skilling

The Roaster Guilds' recent 'Demystifying Defects' cupping session was a rare, guided opportunity to dip a toe into waters that most coffee drinkers will spend a lifetime trying to avoid.

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Friday, 9 June 2017
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Kim Elena Ionescu on Sustainability in Coffee

Another instalment of the Toby's Estate 'Knowledge Talks' by the Specialty Coffee Association's Chief Sustainability Officer, Kim Elena Ionescu, proved both sobering and heartening at once. The path to sustainability won't be easy, but as an industry our willingness to innovate and collaborate will keep us in good stead.

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017
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Talking better coffee with Peter Giuliano

SCAA member and Director of the Re:Co Specialty Coffee Symposium Peter Giuliano's recent visit to Australia as guest of Toby's Estate 'Knowledge Talks' series presented a fantastic opportunity to learn about the new sensory lexicon and flavour wheel released earlier this year.

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Friday, 11 November 2016
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The Maragogype Varietal

The Second instalment of the Bennetts Varietal Mini-series focuses on the Maragogype bean.

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Friday, 14 October 2016
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The Bourbon Varietal

It isn't just Origin that brings flavour to a cup - introducing the Bennett's Varietal mini-series. Episode 1: Bourbon Coffee

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Monday, 12 September 2016