How a honeymoon cycling trip across South America inspired a northern WA coffee roastery

Do you expect to find decent, locally roasted coffee in a regional town?

Donna Cuthbert has spent the last few years raising her two children and experimenting with coffee bean roasting from her home in Carnarvon, a 10-hour drive north of Perth.

Now, the distinctively flavoured coffee can be found in cafes along Western Australia’s Ningaloo coast.

The concept of bringing exotic coffee flavours to regional Western Australia’s coffee cups was inspired by a cycling trip through Central and South America.

Donna and her husband, Nick, spent more than a year cycling through some of the world’s most famous coffee-growing regions during their extended honeymoon in 2015.

Coffee beans are sun-dried for approximately 30 days. “The majority of the farms we visited and stayed at were coffee-growing operations or were in some way related to the coffee industry. As a result, it really opened our eyes, and we’re huge coffee drinkers “According to Ms Cuthbert.

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