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By Columbus Coffee
September 12, 2013

Visiting Brazil during the harvest was an amazing experience, which was capped off with a night at the world’s largest coffee farm, Ipanema Coffee, where our latest batch of Brazil Ipanema take-home coffee came from.

Situated in the growing region of South Minas Gerais, Ipanema is made up of three model farms of over 5500 hectares dedicated to coffee. Ipanema epitomises quality and has a very strong track record with sustainability organisations like Rainforest Alliance, an

By Columbus Coffee
August 19, 2013
Recipe from Bryn & Zsuza, Owners Columbus Coffee Pakuranga
By Columbus Coffee
July 1, 2013
Recipe from Bryn Mingard, Owner Columbus Coffee Pakuranga
By Alexia Santamaria
June 7, 2013

It's the nature of our species to congregate – be it in a mud hut, a town square, a restaurant, a cafe or someone's home. We relish the company of others and sitting down over a drink and sharing stories is an integral part of being human. The format of this socialisation in New Zealand has changed dramatically over the years, and the journey from the sitting rooms of the mid 1800s to the cafe