Coffee cup recycler reaches major milestone

Coffee cup recycling program Simply Cups has collected 10 million cups for recycling, after less than three years of operation.

Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans recycled the ten millionth cup in Sydney, joined by the Managing Director of Closed Loop, Rob Pascoe, and CEO of 7-Eleven Australia, Angus McKay. Read more

ona coffee solar

Ona Coffee goes solar

Ona Coffee has made the switch to solar, powering its roastery and head office with renewable energy.

The solar panels, installed throughout 2019, were part of Ona Coffee’s long-term plan to reduce its carbon footprint and work towards more sustainable practice, says General Manager Tom Beaumont. Read more

Califia Farms raises more than $300 million in financing round

America-based dairy alternative supplier Califia Farms has completed a US$225 million (about $326 million) Series D financing led by the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).

Other investors in the financing include Singaporean investment company Temasek, Canada-based Claridge, Hong Kong’s Green Monday Ventures, and a Latin America based family with significant interests in coffee and consumer products. Read more

2020 Australian CIGS Championship

Last chance to enter 2020 Australian CIGS Championship

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) has opened additional spots in the ASCA 2020 Monin Australian Coffee in Good Spirits (CIGS) Championship.

Entries close 24 January. The ASCA 2020 Monin Australian CIGS Championship will be held during the ASCA Condesa Co Lab 2020 Australian Coffee Championships at Tasting Australia in Adelaide form 27 to 30 March. Read more

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