Ona Coffee re-releases Unico blend with carbonic maceration coffees

ONA Coffee has announced the re-release its seasonal “roaster’s choice” Unico blend.

The Unico blend is an ongoing project by Ona’s roasting team to showcase unique and rare coffees in customised blends. The blend is change with each release, in order to share new roasting profiles and new coffees as they arrive to Ona’s roastery. 

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Veneziano to launch cold brew range at MICE

Veneziano Coffee Roasters has announced it will launch a new range of cold brew coffee at the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) from 7 to 9 February.

Brewed over 24 hours to create a smooth full-bodied coffee, the range include three flavours – Hibiscus, Blood Orange, and Apple, Ginger and Rosella.

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#ASCATop12 prepare for Australian Coffee Championships

In MICE 2019 showguide: A coffee lover’s guidebook, the Australian Specialty Coffee Association’s (ASCA) top ranked barista, latte artist, brewer, and cup taster reveal their favourite coffees and career highlights.

The ASCA 2019 Australian Coffee Championships will be held from 7 to 9 February at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE).

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Planet Ark endorses Detpak RecycleMe System

Detpak’s RecycleMe system is now endorsed by leading environmental foundation Planet Ark.

Detpak calls RecycleMe an innovative cup and lid recycling system that is a positive environmental solution, guaranteeing all collected cups and lids will be recycled.

Adore Coffee Roasters

Celebrate summer with Adore Coffee Roasters at MICE

Adore Coffee Roasters is bringing the flavours of summer to the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), showcasing unique ways to experience coffee on long hot days.

From 7 to 9 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibitor Centre, visit stand #114 at MICE and experience Adore Coffee Roaster’s range of single origins, including the highly exclusive Jamaican Blue.

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La Marzocco

La Marzocco announces new KB90 espresso machine

La Marzocco has unveiled its latest espresso machine, the KB90, ahead of its first tradeshow appearance at the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) from 7 to 9 February.

The KB90 features a straight-in portafilter function which removes the need to twist the portafilter into place when the barista operates the machine. La Marzocco says this eases the motion of locking the portafilter into the grouphead, and significantly reduces the risk of wrist injury. 

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Melbourne Coffee Week

Melbourne Coffee Week day two to include cold brew masterclass and more

Day two of Melbourne Coffee Week, 5 February, will see three coffee industry events held in the lead up to the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 to 9 February.

From 9am until 10am, Rumble Coffee Roasters and First Press Coffee will partner to host a cold brew and cold drip masterclass at Rumble’s Kensington roastery.

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Ona Coffee

Ona Coffee announces MICE line-up

Ona Coffee has announced a line-up of events the roaster will host at stand #63 at the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo from 7 to 9 February.

On 7 February from 2pm to 5pm, Ona Coffee will hold tastings of its recent Cascara Cherry Bomb sour beer collaboration with Capital brewing Co.

Ona Coffee says Cascara Cherry Bomb is brewed using dried coffee cherries and tastes like cherry pie.

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Sucafina acquires MTC Group

MTC Group will join the Sucafina family in an announcement on 1 February confirming the company’s acquisition by the global trading company.

The MTC brand and its entire team will remain within the company, and in the short-term, little change is predicted for its operations.

Over the next few months, MTC Founder and current CEO Andrew Ford will personally oversee the transition through to settlement. Following that, Andrew will remain in an advisory support role for the remainder of the year. Read more