Finca Sophia Olympus, a Geisha coffee from the highlands of Nueva Suiza, sold for a world record auction price of US$1300.50 per pound to winning bidder Pick Coffee at the 2020 Best of Panama Auction. Read more
Nespresso has committed to making every cup of Nespresso coffee, for at-home and professional customers, carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work, during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry. Read more
Melbourne’s upcoming challenge of a COVID-19 summer of might be solved by architecture.
International architecture firm BVN has branched into a grass roots solution for COVID-19, bringing people together safely and supporting hospitality businesses that are re-opening after lockdown. It says the solution it found for New York might just be the answer for Melbourne too. Read more
A massive new support package will see $3 billion in cash grants, tax relief, and cashflow support delivered to Victorian businesses to help them progress along the government’ roadmap to a ‘COVID Normal’. Read more
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced the 2021 Specialty Coffee Expo, scheduled to take place in New Orleans in April, will be postponed to 30 September to 3 October, 2021.
2020 has been a turbulent year for hospitality. So, online ordering platform Ritual is supporting local cafés and restaurants to keep 100 per cent of their online sales until the end of 2020. Read more
A new campaign called ‘Check. Check. Check.’ is encouraging punters to do their part alongside venues to stay COVID-19 safe, whether that’s their local pub or favourite café. Read more
Many B2B companies are now considering how to invest their marketing budgets for 2021. With so much up in the air, companies need to make the most out of every dollar to stay ahead in an uncertain climate.
Hospitality owners uncertain about the future are seeking new ways to thrive, with more than four in five (82 per cent) who stayed open during the COVID-19 lockdowns adopting new ways of working; including new processes, systems, or technology, according to the inaugural Deliveroo HospoVitality Index Report. Read more
Espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco has been awarded “The Best Luxury Coffee Makers in the World” by the Luxury Lifestyle Awards. Read more