GREEN BEANS

International Coffee Traders:

International Coffee Traders (ICT) is our green bean arm at The Coffee Commune. We established ICT to give roasters direct access to our extensive network of green bean producers globally. We can provide small or large allotments of green beans to meet any need. We also offer customers access to our years of experience in operating and marketing successful coffee roasting businesses.

United by a shared passion for sourcing and providing the world’s best beans, we develop long-standing and mutually beneficial relationships with producers at origin for the highest quality coffee beans. Through these relationships, we provide consistent supply and expertise to roasters.

We offer our customers more than just green beans. From unique blend development to smarter stock management and business support, we are ready to share our expertise in operating successful coffee businesses.

Intro to Micro Roasters:

Establishing yourself as a micro-roaster or making the switch from purchasing roasted beans to roasting your own is an exciting prospect. Learning how to source and roast the finest green beans will quickly develop into a passion for creating unique blends your customers will love.

It isn’t learned from a book and it can’t be mastered in a day. Consider us your guide on the journey to creating the finest quality coffee and building business success. We offer:

  • Master Classes
  • Origin Tours
  • Roasting Advice
  • Blend Development
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For wholesale:

As a customer of ICT, our extensive network of coffee producers becomes your network. All our coffee is sourced directly from producers, and all our beans can be traced back to the producer at the origin.

With access to beans from all over the world, we can ensure continuity and consistency of supply and offer year-round availability of beans to match your unique blend offerings.

Our customers enjoy access to the expertise and experience of Australia’s leading coffee authorities, sharing their extensive knowledge of sourcing green beans, mastering the roast, and building a successful coffee business.

If you’d like to know more about green bean supply and the art and science of producing outstanding coffee, contact us.

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Green Coffee Beans Delivered

The Coffee Commune was founded on the belief that by working together, we can create a sustainable future for the coffee industry. If you’re looking to buy green coffee beans in Brisbane, then you’re in the right place. We partner with green coffee bean suppliers from all over the world and have access to a wide variety of speciality green coffee beans. Whether you own a cafe or you’re looking to experiment with different coffee blends at home, we would love to welcome you to the Coffee Commune.

We offer six different membership options for you to choose from, including a Roasters membership. The Roasters membership is ideal for those who wish to purchase and roast their own green coffee beans — giving you access to raw coffee beans at great prices and our high-tech facility and our roasters.

FAQs

Where can I buy green coffee beans in Australia?

If you’re looking to buy wholesale green coffee beans in Australia, Coffee Commune is one of the countries favourite green coffee bean suppliers. If you’re looking to become a micro-roaster or want to begin roasting your own beans, purchasing our green beans is the way to go.

Where are Coffee Commune green coffee beans sourced?

At ICT (International Coffee Traders), we source green coffee beans from all over the world. All of our beans are proudly and ethically sourced from Ethiopia, Brazil, India, Mexico and many other locations across the globe. Our relationships with green coffee bean suppliers and our buying power give you access to some truly phenomenal speciality green coffee beans.

What should I look for when buying green coffee beans from Coffee Commune?

When buying green coffee beans, there are a few questions you should ask yourself:

  • What country does the coffee come from?
  • What variety of green coffee beans are you after?
  • What is the altitude the coffee is grown at?
  • How is the coffee processed? There are a number of different ways to process coffee beans, and each one imparts a different flavour.

What should I ask my green coffee bean supplier?

Before you decide to purchase green coffee beans, there are a few basic things you should know about the supplier first:

  • Find out what the cupping score is.
  • Ask about the seasonality of their coffee.
  • Ask about purchasing options — for example, will you be able to increase your order size once your business starts growing?
  • Find out their recommendations — which bean do they think is the cream of the crop?

How long do green coffee beans last?

If you plan on roasting your own beans, then you need to understand the best way to store them to ensure their freshness and quality. In the right conditions, you can store green coffee beans for around 12 months before you begin to notice a decrease in quality. You should always store your green coffee beans in a cool and dark area and ensure that your beans stay free from nasty pests.

How do I customise my green coffee bean blend at Coffee Commune?

Many coffee lovers choose to create their own blends to enhance certain qualities. When it comes to blending coffee, the goal is to create a flavour profile that enhances all the best features of the individual coffees. Customising your own coffee blend may take a bit of time, but it can be an exciting journey and a highly rewarding outcome. When you source your own beans directly from green coffee bean suppliers, like Coffee Commune, you’ll acquire detailed knowledge of the characteristics and flavours you can expect to be produced. And by roasting them exactly to your specifications, you can create your own house blend that is uniquely yours.

At the Coffee Commune, our members have access to our state-of-the-art facility for coffee production, which includes our roasters. You can customise a unique blend of green coffee beans you wish to roast and experiment with different blends and flavours, and you can even roast your own coffee beans.

Does Coffee Commune do private (white) label coffee?

Yes, we do. To find out more information on our offerings, check out our dedicated private label page.