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Strong coffee is good, but strong culture is great.

Our story isn’t an uncommon one; we’ve had to overcome challenges, commit to the quality of our coffee, prioritise customer service and aim for consistency in all things we do. We’ve learnt a bit over the last few years (ok, a lot), and while the dream continues to unfold, we’re astounded by the growth and success of the Commonfolk family. Because of this, we’ve been able to partner with heaps of local businesses as they commence or continue their dream too! While there’s no secret formula to running a business in the hospo industry, there are some non-negotiable aspects that we’ve learned have to be a high priority to keep your business baby alive. Here’s a (non-exhaustive) list of what we know to be important for a great cafe culture.

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BlogTroy McDonagh
What's Normal?

My experience working in bars, cafes, and restaurants in my younger years revealed to me that there is enormous pressure on women to be ‘put on display’ and we have to just smile and please no matter that the situation.

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BlogLaura Pintur
The Best Wake Up | Zukuka Bora

Phew, so the first fully-fledged harvest season for Zukuka Bora Coffee Company is pretty much done. The green coffee is in a container on its way to Melbourne, and we’ve just had our first delivery of Ugandan-roasted coffee for us to sell domestically. It’s a great time to reflect back on the season.

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Our Wholesale Philosophy

It is pretty simple why we do what we do. We love exceptional coffee and we love sharing it with people.

Everything that you need to make your coffee service world class, can come from us. Equipment, comprehensive training, full service support along with world class teas and chocolate.

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BlogMarcel McCarthy