Italian espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco has announced the appointment of Guido Bernardinelli as its new Chief Executive Officer. Read more
Caffeine could be an early identifier of Parkinson’s disease, researchers at Juntendo University in Japan have found. Read more
The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has announced a Barista and Judge Workshop will kick start the 2018 NZ competition season.
The workshops will cover technical and sensory aspects of the barista competition and demystify the judging process.
The Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACR) has launched a new website. Read more
Registration for the 2018 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA) close 21 February.
The AICA has become one of Australia’s leading coffee competitions for small and large coffee roasters from Australia and around the world to promote coffee roasting excellence.
Time is running out to have your roast counted. The AICA includes entries for espresso, milk-based, filter, pour-over and cold brew coffees. To apply, click here.
Baristas with luscious locks and a heart of gold are encouraged to register for Shave the Barista, a fundraiser to raise money for Charity Partner StreetSmart. Read more