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 […]

Black Market Single Origins

  PNG TIMOR LESTE Bright Roast Waghi Valley Washed Lutlala Natural Yirgacheffe Kigibah estate sits in the stunning Waghi Valley of the Western Highlands surrounded by towering dark blue mountains. The estate is run by Bill Gardner, an Australian born, raised in PNG. As well as processing his coffee grown at Kigibah, Bill engages with […]

Sparkle: Our Special 2019 Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner! This special time of year calls for a special coffee blend. We’ve matched two amazing honey-processed coffees. This stunning blend of Sumatra Kerinci and El Salvador Villa Galicia creates a juicy orange and peach-like acidity, rich flavours of chocolate, ripe berries, pinot & black berry. Drink black, with milk or […]

MICE2019 Interview with our Coffee Heroine Jessica Hol

We had a blast at MICE this year, trying lots of great coffee and talking to legends in the Aussie coffee industry. It was so amazing to see everyone collaborating. It’s definitely got us pumped for what’s to come in the world of coffee! Our Q grader and roaster Jessica Hol was interviewed by Specialty […]

Try our Summer singles!

Colombia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea…we’ve got an amazing line-up this season just waiting for you to taste them! Join us at Macquarie Cafe this Friday 15th as we cup these amazing coffees and chat all things harvesting and flavour notes. Enjoy some delicious food (and coffee of course!) as you learn about coffees from all […]

Summer Singles

We’re starting off the new year with some damn good coffees! Papua New Guinea | Amakai Honey Natural From the volcanic soil at foothills of he Kubor Range in Papua New Guinea comes this hand-picked and sun-dried coffee using only the ripest cherries. This coffee combines the best of juicy, sweet, citrus and complex dark […]

Why loving coffee may be part of who you are

Let’s be honest, we drink coffee because it’s just good. A new study suggests that enjoying that morning cuppa may be a part of your genetic make-up. That’s right. Your morning ritual of turning on the coffee machine may be thanks to our ancestors who have guzzled espresso before us. The study was conducted by […]

Sparkle: Our Special Christmas Coffee

Christmas is around the corner! This special time of year calls for a special coffee blend. We matched a stunning Nicaraguan, with notes of ripe berries, vanilla and candy canes with a sweet, caramel Colombian coffee. Make your coffee sparkle over the festive season! This delicious blend is just like Christmas in a cup. It […]

Spring/Summer Single Origins

Sip your coffee in the sun with our delicious new single origins! COLOMBIA Huila Washed | Cashew, milk choc & citrus   Grown in fertile volcanic soil, this Colombian coffee is a perfect representation of the quality that such a large growing region can produce. Processed using the traditional washed method, this coffee was picked […]

Behind the scenes of coffee roasting

Ever wonder exactly how coffee is roasted? We talked to our in-house roaster Daniel about the whole process and how he came to work in the coffee roasting industry. What drew you to working with coffee? A cup of flat white that tasted literally like hazelnut hot chocolate. How did you get into roasting? I […]

We tasted some of the rarest coffees in the world!

Our roastery in Thirroul was abuzz last night with multiple coffee shots being served. These were no normal coffee shots. Ourselves and about twenty guests tasted five different 90+ scoring coffees, which are some of the rarest in the world. You might normally pay up to $5 for a regular coffee, depending on if it’s […]