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Nathierah FredericksCoffee Stories

Nathierah Fredericks

I’M NOT A BARISTA is honored to interview Nathierah Fredericks, a brilliant woman from Cape Town who was the team leader of the content writing intern group. Before we say a bittersweet farewell to this amazing writer and friend who is moving on to an incredible opportunity, we would like…
Emma Niro
2nd September 2022
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David Coleman

David Coleman, born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, is the founder of MoreFlavour, a high-end coffee equipment wholesale and supply store specializing in import and distribution of products focused on home brewing. David Coleman David spent the early years of his career in the United Kingdom working under…
Maximillian Wee
4th April 2022

Kindness is positively contagious in the coffee world

A simple act of caring creates an endless ripple. An old adage I’ll never forget, in essence, it insinuates that kindness is positively contagious. It is likely that through acts of kindness, our ability to connect with others on an emotional level is increased and as a result, strengthens our…
Maximillian Wee
4th April 2022
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Tachooman Ngwenya

From Football player to barista champion Tachooman Ngwenya is from Zimbabwe and currently works as a barista in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has reached out to I'M NOT A BARISTA to share his story as he hoped to inspire baristas and coffee farmers around the world. It took him a…
Zoe Gamet
22nd September 2021
Coffee Stories

Janette Mostert

When most people drink thick, fluffy milk foam on a cup of coffee, they end up with a #coffeemoustache. Janette Mostert ends up with a brand new canvas to create coffee art masterpieces.  Janette Mostert is not your average artist. She draws intricate illustrations on coffee using cocoa and food…
Tigger Chaturabul
25th February 2021
Coffee Stories

Mbonisi Bamala

Not so long ago Mbonisi Bamala was ignorant to the joy of coffee and clueless of the monumental part it would grow to play in his life. Based in South Africa with Zimbabwean roots, coffee for Mbonisi was a distant phenomenon and a traditionally luxury commodity; the limited experience he…
Louisa Campbell
28th January 2021