Now made regionally on the Gold Coast, the capsule vary will now embrace Zarraffa’s signature home mix, African Masai, Decaf and the brand new Black Label Single Origin taste, Ethiopian Djimmah.
Normal espresso capsules take between 150 to 500 years to interrupt down in landfills and billions are dumped yearly, making this sustainable possibility extra interesting to shoppers with out having to sacrifice their morning brew.
Pronounced oh-cop-ee, Zarraffa’s Okapi capsules are named after a uncommon relative of the Giraffe household and are created completely from sugarcane and sugar beet. This implies the entire capsule is constructed from plant supplies and might be thrown within the bin guilt-free, breaking down and composting after 10 weeks.
Capsules are available in packs of 10, retailing at $9.95, and are appropriate with unique Nespresso espresso machines.
Kenton Campbell, Zarraffa’s Espresso Founder, and Managing Director shares his pleasure for the brand new launch.
“This has been a very long time within the making, and as an Aussie-owned espresso firm, we’re excited to have the ability to supply a extra environmentally pleasant possibility that’s made regionally on the Gold Coast for all of our espresso lovers at house,” he mentioned.
“It’s time that we get to share our new look Okapi capsules, now obtainable in any respect Zarraffa’s shops and launching in keeping with our subsequent Black Label Single Origin espresso taste off the ranks – Ethiopian Djimmah.”
Zarraffa’s Single Origin espresso is grown inside a definite geographic location, that means both a single farm or one nation.
Influenced by particular pure attributes corresponding to local weather, panorama, and altitude, every bean delivers a bespoke taste, making a single distinguished espresso expertise that doesn’t get misplaced in a mix.
‘Commerce, not support’ has lengthy been Zarraffa’s ethos, with the specialty espresso retailer nurturing relationships with coffee-growing co-ops internationally.
Ethiopian Djimmah beans originate from the Oromia area in southwestern Ethiopia by the Oromia Espresso Farmers’ Cooperative and are grown in altitudes of 1,400-1,600 meters above sea degree.
The espresso cherries are picked at peak ripeness after which laid within the solar, usually straight on the earth to dry.
Because the area boasts nutrient-rich volcanic soils, this espresso has an amazing physique and depth of taste, with winey, earthy, chocolate notes that make up its taste profile.
“We’re an Aussie-owned espresso firm who needs to craft a very good espresso, but in addition present you the origins of that espresso, not simply the place it got here from but in addition who really grew it.”
“We don’t purchase free commerce, we’re free commerce and there’s a lot that means in that,” mentioned Mr Campbell.
That is Zarraffa’s second Single Origin taste to launch this 12 months, with Ethiopian Djimmah now obtainable as an possibility so as to add to your favourite Zarraffa’s espresso from 60 cents per shot, or buy as a 250g take-home espresso bean bag for $22.00, which might be floor in-store to match any fashion of the espresso machine.
This bean displays flavors of earthy darkish chocolate, wealthy cacao with refined wine fruit notes. It’s the good addition to drinks corresponding to espresso, piccolo, cappuccino, flat white, latte or macchiato, however pairs completely with any favourite drink which its enhanced chocolate taste.
Handcrafted with over 25 years of espresso information, expertise the flavour of someplace new with the Ethiopian Djimmah Black Label Single Origin beans and Zarraffa’s Espresso’s all-new Okapi capsules, now obtainable at your closest Zarraffa’s Espresso.