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St. Ali

Coffee company

Melbourne, Australia

Running a boutique coffee house in the coffee capital of Australia, a country that spends Au$2.5bn (€1.5bn) a year on the brown stuff, means it was bound to be a good year for Salvatore Malatesta (pictured right). His Melbourne coffee company and café St. Ali sources green beans from around the world, roasts them on site and then sells them over the counter and wholesale.

“Coffee should not be viewed as a commodity susceptible to the forces of the market, but as an artisan, high-end product,” says Malatesta…



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