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Leading Australian coffee roasters, Seven Miles, has launched a new ‘telemetry’ system across its cafe network to help baristas move even closer to serving perfect coffee, every time.

With the help of Barista Technology Australia, Seven Miles have integrated the Flow telemetry system into an exciting new initiative, aptly named The Perfect Pour System.

The Perfect Pour System is an initiative designed to deliver an exceptionally consistent cup of coffee across cafes Australia wide – something the team at Barista Technology are seriously good at.

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The Perfect Pour System

Based in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, for over fifty years, Seven Miles has delivered on its mission to offer high quality, locally-roasted coffee through its brands including Cultivar, Belaroma and The Cat’s Pyjamas.

Its latest innovation in the pursuit of exceptional coffee sees the national roll out of the new Seven Miles Perfect Pour system amongst its cafe partners.

Perfect Pour helps cafes nationwide achieve one of the toughest orders for even the best of baristas – consistently great coffee.

Perfect Pour uses new cloud-based technology through partners Flow Technology to provide live data on every cup so the local cafe can continuously monitor, and where needed, improve, their service to deliver consistently delicious coffee throughout the day.

The Seven Miles Perfect Pour system is a three part process:

The Flow device: A small, discreet internet connected device that provides data from the espresso machine

Analytics dashboard: A web based dashboard that gives baristas objective feedback on their performance across the day & across the week

Training & Support: This new data allows the Seven Miles training team to provide focussed coaching & technical support wherever they are.

How it works

This system compares every shot to the recipe, scoring it, before sharing that data so that each venue can review how every cup measures up.

Whether it’s low shot to shot consistency due to crooked tamping, or low shot time accuracy due to stock rotation issues, this data is a brand new way to help baristas serve the best coffee possible.

Dr Adam Carr, Head of Coffee Science and Education Centre (CSEC) at Seven Miles explains:

“Telemetry has become commonplace with fully automated machines, but there is a gap here when it comes to cafes and restaurants. Over the last year, we’ve been working on ways for smaller cafes and restaurants to have access to better insights, control and technical support that technologies, such as this provides.

By working with Flow & Barista Technology Australia, we’ve been able to put together a program that can make that a reality. “It’s been a three month journey of testing the system in our Espresso Window and we have already seen 20% more consistent results in hitting the ideal ‘recipe’ for coffees served throughout the day, since getting these insights.”

Seven Miles CEO, Jenny Willits adds, “We’re delighted to be one of the first roasters to bring this brand new technology to our network of cafe partners, enhancing our ability to help deliver exceptional coffee in each and every cup. By enhancing our 7M Perfect Pour program with telemetry, we’re now able to provide cafes with a whole new level of training and support, supporting our ultimate goal – to help our customers grow and thrive.”

The Perfect Pour system will be installed in 12 Seven Miles Cafes by the end of January 2021 with an ambition to have 200 cafés in the network using this system by the end of the year. For more information please visit www.sevenmiles.com.au

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