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Recent Articles

January 22, 2021

Why does milk foam disintegrate?

January 14, 2021

Do We Need To Reduce Dairy Consumption In The Coffee Sector?

August 14, 2020

A Guide To Working With Plant Milks

July 23, 2020

Indonesia’s Iced Coffee Revolution

July 5, 2019

How to Include Non-Dairy Milks in Your Coffee Shop Menu

March 11, 2021

Plant milks & coffee: What does the future hold?

For some, a cup of coffee wouldn’t be complete without a splash of milk. It changes coffee's mouthfeel and softens its bitterness. For decades, milk has been used to create some of the most popular coffee beverages, from flat whites and cappuccinos to macchiatos and lattes. However, growing concerns over the environmental and ethical impact of dairy production have led many to seek out alternatives in recent years. This has… read more

For some, a cup of coffee wouldn’t be complete without a splash of milk. It changes coffee's mouthfeel and softens its bitterness. For decades, milk has been used to create some of the most popular coffee beverages, from flat whites… read more

March 11, 2021

Plant milks & coffee: What does the future hold?

For some, a cup of coffee wouldn’t be complete without a splash of milk. It changes coffee’s mouthfeel and softens its bitterness. For decades, milk...

January 22, 2021

Why does milk foam disintegrate?

It happens to every barista at some point. A cappuccino or latte will sit on the counter for just a little too long, and its...

January 14, 2021

Do We Need To Reduce Dairy Consumption In The Coffee Sector?

For some, coffee and milk are the perfect complementary duo. It has been approximately 10,000 years since humans first began consuming cow’s milk. In 2020,...

August 14, 2020

A Guide To Working With Plant Milks

Alternative milks are only getting more popular with each passing year. Oat milk sales in the US increased by 171% between 2018 and 2019, and...

July 23, 2020

Indonesia’s Iced Coffee Revolution

In recent years, es kopi susu (iced coffee with milk) has become incredibly popular in Indonesia. The premise is simple; to make it, you mix...

July 5, 2019

How to Include Non-Dairy Milks in Your Coffee Shop Menu

Plant-based milks are more popular than ever before, with worldwide sales projected to exceed US $34 billion by 2024. But each non-dairy milk has a...

February 6, 2019

What Should Your Cappuccino Milk Temperature Be?

Have you ever been served a cappuccino that is too hot to handle? Or received one that is lukewarm and unappetising? Or maybe you noticed...

January 15, 2019

Which Is The Best Non-Dairy Milk For Specialty Coffee?

There are many reasons to choose non-dairy milks and almost as many types to pick from. But which non-dairy milk is best for specialty coffee?...

December 14, 2018

Why Does Milk Foam & How Does It Affect Your Coffee?

Cappuccinos, lattes, and flat whites all require textured milk. Without foamed milk we wouldn’t get that smooth mouthfeel and the rich body we enjoy. But...

February 19, 2018

Barista Basics: How to Texture Milk in 14 Steps

Milk texturing is probably the toughest thing to learn as a new barista or trainee. Yes, you’ll encounter harder tasks later on in your coffee...

October 23, 2017

Choosing The Best Milk Jug for Steaming & Latte Art

Milk steaming and latte art are two essential skills for any barista. Neither are easy to master, especially when you first start, but I’ve got...

September 19, 2017

Experimenting With Milk Types for The Best Cappuccino

How fresh is your coffee? How was it processed? What’s the roast profile? I bet you can answer all these questions… but when it comes...

June 1, 2017

A Barista’s Guide to Almond Milk Latte Art

If we care about our coffee, we should care about the milk we put into it – and that includes our dairy alternatives. Not all...

May 11, 2017

Selecting The Best Milk For Coffee Foam & Latte Art

The stiff foam on the top of a flawless cappuccino doesn’t happen by accident, and neither does the strata of colour in a latte. Great...

April 3, 2017

Latte Milk Frothing: Why You Shouldn’t Use Scalding Hot Milk

An extra hot latte? No, thank you. When you order a milk-based espresso drink – like a latte or cappuccino – you really don’t want...

March 22, 2017

VIDEO: Which Alternative Milks Are Best?

Non-dairy milks are harder to steam, rarely taste as good, and are often thinner than cow’s milk. But they also won’t put your lactose-intolerant customers...