Melissa Caia and Lucy Ward are the first recipients of the Australian Specialty Coffee Association’s (ASCA) Eleonora Genovese Coffee Women Awards.
In conjunction with the Genovese family, ASCA introduced the Eleonora Genovese Coffee Woman of the Year, and Rising Star Award, to honour the legacy of Eleonora and recognise the women following in her footsteps. Read more
On the morning of 17 March, Georgina Lumb went to work at Patio Coffee Roasters in Adelaide a Training Manager. That evening, she left Proud Mary Coffee Roasters in Melbourne as the Australian AeroPress Champion.
“How did this happen?” Georgina asked BeanScene post win. “This is crazy. I only get to see my sister in Scotland once every two years and now that I’m going to Dublin I’m so excited I’ll get to see her.” Read more
The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) is currently underway at the Melbourne Showgrounds, with the presentation of the 2016 Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Coffee Champions taking place on 19 March.
The presentation of the Australian Coffee In Good Spirits, Pura Latte Art, Huhtamaki Cup Tasters Championship and Brewer’s Cup will take place on the ASCA stage in the Grand Pavillion at 3pm on Saturday following the final of the Australian Barista Championship. Read more
Bean!Roasters by Cosmorex has been awarded Champion Australian Roaster at the 2016 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA).
The family-operated business has put Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, in the spotlight once again as a coffee powerhouse. First, with Sasa Sestic of Ona Coffee winning the World Barista Championship in 2015, and now with Bean!Roasters taking the top Australian Roaster award at the AICA. Read more
Niccolo Coffee is partnering with Bluestone Lane Coffee to give Australian baristas the opportunity to take up residency in one of Bluestone’s trendy New York cafés.
This year at Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), Niccolo Coffee is not only inviting the crowds to try its locally roasted beans, it is also encouraging baristas to stop-by to discuss job opportunities in New York City (NYC). Read more