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
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 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
Australia’s athletes may be winning gold in Rio, but there’s a new gold medalist doing Canberra’s coffee scene proud.
Bean!Roasters by CosmoreX has won the Grand Champion Coffee and Reserve Champion Coffee Awards at the 2016 Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania (RAST) Royal Hobart Fine Food Show for the second year running. Read more
Due to overwhelming demand – and an attractive prize pool – Danes Specialty Coffee has increased the number of entry positions available for the 2016 International Grand Latte Art Championship (IGLAC) on 19 August. Read more