Bernie Scotford Master Roaster
The coffee industry is in my heart and soul; there was no other choice being a second generation Papua New Guinea planter.
I retuned to Brisbane in 1982, and for the next six years worked for three major coffee roasting companies. I was Queensland Sales Manager for two years. This is when I realised there was a need for speciality coffee and founded Arabica Coffee in 1988. Speciality roasting was new to Brisbane, but customers quickly realised the quality was far superior to the commercial roasters.