A new step towards sustainability: Maleny Dairies joins The Coffee Commune family

As part of our mission to become a more sustainable coffee production facility, we are excited to announce the new partnership between The Coffee Commune and Maleny Dairies, an Australian family-owned carbon neutral company that is committed to sustainability for its people, places and products.

Maleny Dairies products are naturally produced, locally sourced, bottled cold and delivered fresh. Not only is care for their land, cows and farmers at the heart of the business, they are also proud to support, purchase and process milk from other local dairy farms as well as their own.

“For us, it’s a no-brainer,” says The Coffee Commune founder Phillip Di Bella.

“We love what the company stands for and the direction around the environment and sustainability. We put it out to our customer base and they are happy to pay a premium price to support farmers, the environment and an amazing local brand. We’re giving the customers what they want and we look forward to the partnership.”

As Queensland’s first carbon-positive dairy, Maleny Dairies is conscious of its environmental inputs and outputs. The organisation has been part of the Australian Climate Active Accreditation Program since 2020, and undergoes a thorough accreditation process each year to identify its emissions. This process includes an in-depth analysis of the organisation’s environmental outputs, allows for improvements to be made year-on-year, and delivers the best outcomes for the health and wellbeing of their animals.

Queensland’s Maleny Dairies Partners with The Coffee Commune

“We are delighted to have Maleny Dairies join The Coffee Commune on this exciting journey of producing quality products with a conscious commitment to reducing our carbon footprint,” says Maleny Dairies CEO Stephen Tait.

As of 12 September 2022, The Coffee Commune will proudly stock Maleny Dairies fresh full cream milk in our cafe. As a result, the price of a full cream milk coffee will increase by 20c per cup.

“In a 180ml cup of coffee, just 30mls is coffee, while milk makes up the other 150 ml,” says Phillip. “It’s about putting exceptional milk with your exceptional coffee.”

Try Maleny Dairies full cream milk at The Coffee Commune from 12 September 2022.



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