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Jack Murat Australian Grown Coffee

Jack Murat Australian Grown Coffee

Regular price $39.00 USD
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There has never been a better time to support Australian coffee farmers and products and thanks to your support as our customer we are bringing you this Directly Traded 100% Australian Grown Coffee from Jack Murat Coffee estate in Mareeba, North Queensland and roasted by us in Torquay at Mikro Coffee Roasters.

Fair Dinkum, fair-trade!

You won't find Australian Grown Coffee at Woolworths or most other supermarkets, this is why small coffee roasters like Mikro have to do our bit to support Australian coffee farmers and help them get rewarded for their hard work and raise awareness about Australian Coffee.

This coffee is farmed by Plum Murat, farmer in Mareeba with rich farming experience and knowledge of the land and climate of his area 🚜. 

The Murat family decided to commit everything they learned and earned from farming Australian land in to growing quality coffee. No expense was spared in setting up their coffee plantation and their coffee washing, drying and sorting shed.

We visited Jack Murat coffee farm in June 2022, 2 days before their coffee harvest has officially begun and learned all about their family estate, their growing and harvesting as well as processing and storage techniques and we were very impressed by the dedication Plum Murat and his family have for growing premium quality coffee in Australia.

By buying this coffee you are supporting Australian Grown Coffee by a small coffee farming family & small coffee roasting business based in Torquay, Victoria.

Origin: AUSTRALIA! - Mareeba, North Queensland

Varietal: Catuai Rojo

MASL: 700m

Flavour Profile: Smooth milk chocolate with notes of caramel and lemon and toasted nuts with low to medium acidity and medium body.

Perfect for Milk Coffee & Espresso coffee.

Difference Between Australian Grown Coffee and Brazilian Coffee

Australia is not a major coffee producing country, and the coffee grown in Australia is mostly produced for domestic consumption. On the other hand, Brazil is the largest coffee producing country in the world, responsible for around one-third of global coffee production.

In terms of taste, Australian grown coffee tends to be characterized by a bright and fruity acidity, with flavours that can range from chocolatey to citrusy. Brazilian coffee, on the other hand, is known for its milder, nuttier taste with a lower acidity level. Brazilian coffee is often used as a base for espresso blends due to its smooth and well-balanced flavour profile, however we find that Australian grown coffee is very similar in taste and profile to a good Brazilian grown coffee.

However, it's important to note that there can be a lot of variation in the taste of coffee, even within the same country, due to factors such as growing conditions and processing methods. So while Australian and Brazilian coffees may have certain general characteristics, there can still be a wide range of flavours and qualities within each country's coffee production.

Flavour Profile: Smooth milk chocolate with notes of caramel and lemon and toasted nuts with low to medium acidity and medium body. STRENGTH: 6/10
For home machines you can try the following brew recipes: 18gr espresso grind coffee 28 to 32 grams of espresso yield in the cup Extraction time between 20 to 24 seconds Home Espresso Recipe 2 20 grams of espresso ground coffee 38 grams of espresso yield in cup Extraction time between 22 to 26 seconds For Plunger ( French Press) 18 grams of coarse ground coffee 250 grams of water, prefferably around 93c to 96c
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In fact we go further than and contribute 2% of our total company turnover to help drive real and purposeful change in Australia.

In other words, if our small business Mikro Coffee Roasters does not make a net profit for the financial year, we are still making a large contribution to worthy causes to help create positive social and environmental impact regardless of how profitable our company is.

As of 2022-2023 financial year Mikro Coffee Roasters is commited to ensure that 2% of our annual sales from all activities including our 1% for the planet membership commitment are contributed to registered charitable organizations to help make a real and meaningful impact to social and environmental causes.

Our commitment as a company is to contribute 2% of our total sales annually.

Each quarter we consult with our team members as well as our customers to decide which causes should take priority for our contributions and donations and distribute our funds and product accordingly.

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This policy is current as of 1st of July 2023

As of 2022 we support the following not for profit organizations:

Bayleaf Community Kitchen  - 

Bay Leaf Community Kitchen is a non-profit charity providing quality home cooked meals and support for families in need in the Geelong region.

Sea Shepherd Australia - Protecting our oceans from pollution and poaching

Surfrider Foundation Australia (Torquay)

Surfrider Foundation Australia is a registered not for profit sea-roots organisation dedicated to the protection of Australia’s waves and beaches through conservation, activism, research and education.

Surfers Appreciating the Natural Environment (SANE Torquay) - 

S.A.N.E Promoting awareness and understanding of coastal conservation issues & undertake conservation projects on the surf coast.

The Wheen Bee Foundation - Organisation protecting our bees

Backpack Bed For Homeless - 

Founder Tony Clark and his wife Lisa designed the life-saving Sleeping Bag Hypothermia Pack and the Backpack Bed® (emergency swag) to give dignity to homeless people without shelter.

Greenfleet Australia

Greenfleet plants native biodiverse forests in Australia and New Zealand to restore critical ecosystems and capture carbon emissions on behalf of our supporters.  Our forests are legally protected, absorb carbon from the atmosphere, improve soil and water quality, and provide vital habitat for native wildlife.

Surf Coast Energy Group Inc. (SCEG)

The Surf Coast Energy Group (SCEG) is a community-based, not-for-profit organisation encouraging positive behaviour change and promoting an understanding of climate change and resource use.


Ceres is an environmental education centre, community garden, urban farm and social enterprise hub spread across 4 locations linked by the Merri and Darebin creeks

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Without you and your support we couldn't help make these positive contributions possible and we thank you for supporting a small Victorian based coffee roastery!

This information is up to date, true and correct as of July 2023.

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