The Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA) has invited the world’s best coffee roasters to benchmark their products at its 2020 program.
Conducted annually by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV), the awards, now in their eighth year, celebrate and promote coffee roasting excellence in Australia and internationally. Read more
The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Condesa Co Lab 2020 Australian Coffee Championships will take place at Tasting Australia in Adelaide from 27 to 30 March.
The event will include the Vitasoy Barista Championship, Pauls Professional Latte Art Championship, Brewers Cup, TCX Cup Tasters Championship, Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, AMC Coffee Roasting Championship preliminary tasting, and Monin Coffee Chain Challenge. Read more
November 2019 marked the first time in the last 12 months that international coffee prices consistently stayed over 100 US cents per pound, according to the International Coffee Organization (ICO) Composite Indicator.
The monthly average of the indicator rose 10.1 per cent to 107.23 US cents per pound amid expectations of a global deficit in coffee year 2019/20, estimated at 502,000 bags. Read more
The United States-based Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of the Seattle-based Synesso, a designer and manufacturer of semi-automatic espresso machines for the commercial market. Read more