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By Administration
February 10, 2015

In case you slept through 2014, the Paleo Diet is one of the latest dietary practices towards clean eating. We talked with our very own Menu Development Manager, Sarah Primrose, about her experience and knowledge of the ‘hunter-gatherer diet’ below.

“Late last year I started the Paleo Diet. I believe that Paleo is the most natural dietary approach on earth and the one most likely to support physical and emotional health. It’s all about balance – lean proteins, fruits and veggies and

By Administration
October 14, 2014

On a beautiful and sunny Monday afternoon at Columbus Coffee Auckland Hospital, franchisees and baristas from across our New Zealand stores gathered for the annual Columbus Barista Championship 2014.

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With a total of 30

By Administration
October 7, 2014

Columbus Coffee at Mitre 10 MEGA Pukekohe Manager Monique believes strongly in their cafes role in looking out for the wider community and its locals. Finding it “warming and lovely to be a part of helping others”, Monique says it is the next generation who need positive role models to follow. This is reflected in her charitable work with local schools in the form of fun days, raffles, giveaways and activities for the little ones. Over 500 ‘Star Student’ vouchers have been donated along with

By Columbus Coffee
June 9, 2014

'Keeping it local' is a food trend that has seen increased popularity over the last few years. It's slightly ironic as we are just going back to what our grandparents did in times when it was much harder to ship and fly food all over the world. We ate what we grew and bought food from close by. We were also perhaps much better connected to the community around us. You knew the people you bought from, and talked about where they grew their produce – the butcher, green grocer, the florist.