A collection of our finest blogs, articles and news updates for you to enjoy.
How We Grade Our Coffee
You’ve probably noticed that we mention that all of our coffee is ‘specialty-grade’. Yep… We say it a lot. For those curious as to what it actually means and how it translates to better coffee in your cup, this article is for you. (Keep in mind this is after we’ve sourced the coffee. You can read more about our process for that here.) Ok! Let's dive in:Read More
How to Make Every Type of Coffee
Sustainability is as important to us as our daily morning brew. We believe in - and practice - a holistic sustainability from cultivation to consumption. For our customers, our partners, and our planet. We think it tastes better that way, too.Learn More
Less Waste, more Taste: The next step on our sustainability journey
At Pod & Parcel, we’re committed to continually improving our service and making your experience as enjoyable as possible. That’s why we now completely offset all our delivery carbon emissions to neutralise this carbon footprint, and ultimately make your coffee a whole lot smoother to swallow.
3 Tips For An Easy Eco Christmas
Get on Mother Earth’s nice list this Christmas with our quick top tips for an eco-friendly festive season.
Sustainable Gifting Ideas From Our VIP Gang
Want a more sustainable solution to gift-giving this season? Our VIP Facebook legends weigh in on some nifty tips and tricks!
Our Ultimate Tips For Saving Water
Water are you wasting for? Get the good word on our top tips for saving your water, so you do good by Mother Earth (and) you have more left for your coffee.
How We Grade Our Coffee
You’ve probably noticed that we mention that all of our coffee is ‘specialty-grade’. Yep… We say it a lot. For those curious as to what it actually means and how it translates to better coffee in your cup, this article is for you. (Keep in mind this is after we’ve sourced the coffee. You can read more about our process for that here.) Ok! Let's dive in:
Are Coffee Pods Still Evil?
“I feel bad sometimes that I ever did it”
The words of John Sylvan about inventing the K-cup, the original coffee pod.
Let's Unpack the Packaging and break down the break down.
From Seed to Cup
Did you know that your coffee comes from a bright red coffee seed, or colloquially termed, coffee cherry? Who’d have thought! Let us take us through the steps involved to get your coffee from seed to cup.
From Farm to Brew the sustainability story behind your daily cup.
As coffee lovers and citizens of this planet we want to make sure our daily coffee habits are protecting both the planet and the people behind the scenes (or beans). So let's talk a little about what's happening in the industry to make a positive impact on some of these issues.
Single Origin vs. Blend Coffee
It’s time you learned the difference between what we actually mean when we say our coffee is Single Origin vs. Blend.
Get a big cup of coffee ready, and your reading glasses on - you’re about to learn some nuggets of coffee wisdom!
3 Reasons Why You Pay More for Specialty Coffee
It has to be good when it has the word ‘special’ in the name...
6 Easy Eco Tips!
A very famous muppet once said, ‘It’s not easy being green’, and we’re here to combat that myth. If you need to light a (carbon-neutral) fire under you to get into some eco habits, we’re serving up six easy ones to get you started.
How to Dispose of Our Packaging
Dispose of our packaging thoughtfully with this handy guide on what to do when it's time to call it a wrap on your P&P goodies.
3 Quick Tips for the Perfect Nespresso®* Coffee
When people talk about ‘hidden talents’, most don’t whip out their Nespresso®* machine (unlike us).
Does that make us weird..?
Ok maybe a little but whatever.
We thought we’d share some of our weirdness/wisdom after years in the industry, so just follow these three steps to level up your pod game.
5 easy tips for a more sustainable year ahead
At Pod & Parcel we think the turn of a new year is the perfect opportunity to reassess and update your daily habits, to tread a little lighter on the planet. We’ve compiled a handy list of the 5 top tips for a more sustainable year ahead - try to add some to your daily routine!
5 Ways to Upcycle your Shipper Box
It’s no surprise that we’re pretty big on the whole sustainability thing, and we absolutely love that our pods and boxes are compostable...however upcycling is even better!
5 steps to a beautiful pantry
Turn your pantry into a place you actually want to visit, with our five top tips to organised pantry bliss.
Discover the 5 ways our coffee can benefit your garden
At Pod and Parcel, we’re advocates for reusing and upcycling wherever we can - believe it or not, our pod coffee has many uses beyond simply waking you up in the morning! Get your gardening gloves ready, we’re here to tell you why our coffee is the inexpensive garden supplement you never knew you had.
(All images have been captured in Owen’s garden. Look out for the cameo from Pod & Parcel pup, Murphy.)
The Origins of Great Coffee
Take a look at some of the best modern coffee shops around the world and chances are they were started by not only an Aussie, but a Melbournian at that. Read all about the greatest origins of our coffee. [4 min read]
Espresso Toffee Banana Bread
Ok, here's the thing, we're not even going to try and pretend this is a healthy food option . But will it all be worth it? Oh, god yes. Enter: The Espresso Toffee Banana bread.
Meet your coffee's new best mate
In Melbourne at the moment it’s cold and it’s rainy, and this can only mean one thing: it’s time to heat up our souls with the warmth of a big toasty coffee scroll.
We’ve whipped up the softest, most pillowy pull-apart coffee scroll recipe, and it’s the perfect match to go with your morning Pod & Parcel coffee.
Thai Iced Coffee
Perfect for those warm summer days, the Thai Iced Coffee is an incredibly quick and easy way to make iced coffee (with a delicious twist!).
Caramel Ice Coffee
How to make Almond Milk
Many of our coffee varieties taste absolutely divine with a splash of milk, but this can result in a LOT of plastic wastage.
To combat this wastage, we’ve tested out the perfect almond milk recipe. It’s fast to make, only has 2 ingredients, is gluten free and vegan, and will keep in your fridge for up to 5 days. Read more about it here.
Easy-Peasy Coffee Cake
Made with real Pod & Parcel coffee, this quick and easy to make cake is perfect as a morning tea treat, 3pm pick-me-up or after-dinner delight.
With only a few ingredients and no fancy mixers required, this cake is a great way to make your at-home coffee dates feel extra special.
Whip up our Moreish Maple Latte
One sip of this sweet-spiced classic, and you’ll wish for an instant refill.
Dalgona Coffee Recipe
A cool beverage recipe with a orange twist
Get glowing skin thanks to our coffee
Chocolate Coffee Cake
Coffee & Tea Corner
Brew, bundle up & save with our Fressko bundles!
If you’ve ever wanted to try our teas, we’ve given you an excuse with our brand-new Fressko bundles.
3 Reasons Why Fasoli is Our Ultimate Summer Sip
Shine bright like Fasoli! Get the goods on why this delicious drop is our go-to summer situation.
Coffee Corner: Munro
Get to know all about our must-have roast, Munro!
Everything you need to know about Tarrazú
A long time customer fave, we thought we’d remind you just how good this Single Origin roast is, through some top notch customer reviews.
Get to know Bezzera
With its 13/13 intensity, Bezzera is definitely a force to be reckoned with.
However, not only is Bezzera our strongest variety, but it's also one of the most versatile and unique. Read on to learn about what makes this customer favourite so special.
Get to know our Fasoli blend
Thanks to its bright orange packaging, it’s one of our brightest and most recognisable blends, but how much do you really know about Fasoli? Read on to learn everything you need to know about this unique blend.
Here’s why you should always have Calexte in your cupboard
Tossing up between blends for your next delivery? Here's everything you need to know about our Columbian & Tanzanian roast, Calexte.
3 Reasons Why Our Zing & Zest is the Best!
Become zest friends with our energising lemongrass and ginger go-to, Zing and Zest.
Coffee Corner: Florentino
In this month’s Coffee Corner blog (here’s last month’s (https://au.podandparcel.com/blogs/education/coffee-corner-munro) ICYMI), we’re focusing on one for the latte lovers: Florentino.
Why Our Sidamo Decaf is Worth the Hype
Decaf. It's got a long history of being the forgotten coffee. The option real coffee connoisseurs don't drink. The coffee that you only have if you can't handle the real deal.
Well, they got it all wrong. Because let us tell you, there is A LOT to love and learn about our Sidamo single origin decaf.
Coffee Corner: Bancroft
To introduce our new blog series, Coffee Corner, a deep dive into our biodegradable coffee pods, we thought we’d start with all time customer favourite blend, Bancroft. Read on to learn 3 new insights into your morning Bancroft coffee!
Coffee Corner: Florentino | Pod and Parcel
In this month’s Coffee Corner blog, we’re focusing on one for the latte lovers: Florentino.
Win a year's supply of CAPI sparkling water and Pod & Parcel coffee pods!
Pod & Parcel and CAPI have partnered up to bring you three tasty new drinks combining our coffee and mixers.
Two million what a day?
Get all your aluminium questions answered here, plus some pretty intriguing stats and facts while we’re at it.
Hartmann Estate Story
Here at Pod & Parcel, we’re about keeping things fresh. Switching up our coffee game is the spice of life. So that’s why we’re all about lovely, lively limited-edition coffee blends. Every three months, we serve up a delicious new blend that comes with a story as rich as its flavour. The first cab off the ranks is one that we just had to bring back - think of it as a reunion (and not the cheesy reality TV kind). We introduce (or reintroduce) you to Hartmann!
All About Our Super Sample Pack
Get all the info you need about our best-selling bundle, the Super (duper) Sample Pack
G’day, Olive Oil!
Get to know the newest star in our parcel range: our all-Aussie olive oil.
We welcome the newest member to our gang with a little write-up. Introducing our first-ever (and very fancy) Aussie Olive Oil!
Spotlight Series: Martha Butler
What inspired you to start Loving Earth?
The desire to have a successful business that would give back to nature and to human bodies. It stemmed from the belief that food is sacred and great care should be taken with how it’s grown, made and eaten.
Our top 3 podcasts for travel lovers
Getting itchy feet to travel? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Pour yourself a mug of coffee or tea, and have a listen to our top 3 travel podcasts and mentally transport yourself to different corners of the globe.
Spotlight Series: Lottie Dalziel
Banish was born in a bid to help Australian's reduce their waste with the right products and even better information. To celebrate Earth Day this year, we touched base with the founder of Banish, Lottie Dalziel.
International Women’s Day is on Monday - all the fantastic ladies out there, please stand up - so to celebrate we’re highlighting a few kickass women in the wellness & sustainability space whose values resonate with ours at Pod and Parcel. Read on to be inspired!