Locale launches espresso art competition

Melbourne’s Locale Coffee is launching an espresso art competition, the Locale Art Project, from 1 September to 5 October.

The competition aims to encourage coffee lovers across Australia to create their own works of art using nothing more than espresso coffee. Read more

Danes Specialty Coffee to livestream IGLAC

Danes Specialty Coffee is ready to crown the 2016 International Grand Latte Art Champion.

The fast, intense, fun and spectator-friendly latte art competition is taking place on 19 August. But if you can’t make it to Chatswood, New South Wales for the event, don’t worry. Read more

Ben Morrow wins Genovese Coffee MIFF Latte Art Smackdown

Melbourne’s The Forum theatre is usually home to live music acts, but on 11 August the space was transformed into a competition hub where Melbourne’s top latte artists united to compete in the Genovese Coffee Latte Art Smackdown in collaboration with the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). Read more

SCAA members vote in favour of unification

Members of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAE) have paved the way for unification with the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE), with 62 per cent voting in favour of the proposed move.

The vote comes after a majority of SCAE members endorsed the proposal in their own ballot in May. Voting for SCAA members closed on 5 August, with 56 per cent of members making their vote count, while 44 per cent didn’t. Read more

Dolo to host Industry Showcase event

Dolo will host an Industry Showcase event on Thursday 15 September.

Following day four of the Fine Food Australia trade expo from 6pm – 10pm, guests are invited to attend Dolo HQ (428 Johnston Street) in Abbotsford, Victoria for an evening of education and knowledge sharing. Read more

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