By Ignacio Rodriguez La Palmera   This experimental coffee by Finca La Palmera is really something special. First the coffee is exposed to dry Anaerobic fermentation for 24 hrs. The whole semi-dried cherries are then put into grain-pro bags for a further 50 hrs to continue to ferment. And for the finale the dried coffee […]


Nyakabande Washing Station: Washed Grown by small-holder farmers this coffee is sweet, rich, and smooth and delivers everything you need for your morning brew. A touch of fruit and delicious chocolatey base notes carry through from the start to the end. Slow brews will open up the profile and accentuate the fruit whilst espresso will be […]


The first Monday of May is anticipated world wide for the Met gala’s fashion parade. The Met holds the biggest collection of fashion over the ages, and each year hosts a charity ball with an exceptionally exclusive guest list, and a dress theme. The result is very similar to the Oscar’s red carpet except the […]


So Franco, what do you do with Black Market Roasters? Mainly I run different types of coffee courses (Fundamentals, Latte art and Advance barista course) also here and then I visit shops helping them on the coffee side. Take us through a typical day. Depending on the course or how early or late I get […]


We love to support local businesses and social enterprises. We’d love to say that it’s because we’re really philanthropic community warriors, but it’s more because our neighbours are the likes of Poor Tom’s, Baba’s Place, and The Factory and easy to ‘support’ these places when really we just like being there. We’ve another great addition […]


We love our team at Black Market Roasters. We’re a merry band of talented, passionate, kind, funny, and sometimes odd folk, who love all things coffee, but more than that, are really great people to have in each other’s lives. Each person brings that je ne sais quoi to the BMR family, and I have […]


The man, the myth, the legend – unfortunately wasn’t available when we conducted the interviews, so here’s Tom instead! And really, Tom is much better because he’s real and has real life super-powers. Coffee super-powers. So Tom, what do you do with Black Market Roasters? I’m head of service department, dispatch department and delivery department. […]


We have a launch date!! IT’S OFFICIAL, we will be opening our little tasting bar on the 1st of July. What’s it all about? Keep your eyes peeled and we’ll fill you in soon! SINDY SIN GIVES THE WAREHOUSE A LICK OF PAINT Local legend Sindy swoops in with this epic eagle!  We think it […]

What’s Happening at Black Market?

OUR NEW WAREHOUSE The BIG news is that we have a new warehouse! The site is 420m2 and will allow us to finally bring everything under one roof.  Whilst it’s a big empty space at the moment we love the vibe in here.  It has lots of natural light, nice double height ceilings in the […]

Introducing The Oyster Shed

Who? The Oyster Shed Where? Shed 5 Wray St, North Batemans Bay What?  Oyster Farm Gate and Café What’s the main concept of The Oyster Shed? The Oyster Shed is about giving our customers an experience they won’t forget, by offering seating right on the banks of the beautiful Clyde river our customers can enjoy […]

Introducing Z’s Espresso

Who: Z’s Espresso | Steve Zhou (Owner) Where: Kyle House – Shop 2, 27-31 Macquarie Pl, Sydney What: Specialty coffee and food made with love Fast Five: How did you become interested in specialty coffee? I love drinking coffee. I feel satisfied making great coffee for people who need it. I’m always trying to learn […]