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World Coffee Events has released the schedules of the preliminary rounds of the the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) and World Brewers Cup (WBrC). The first round of the WBC will take place from 11 to 12 April, the the WBrC open service and compulsory rounds occurring on 12 and 13 April.
Matthew Lewin of Ona Coffee will represent Australia in the WBC, his performance beginning at 11:40am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 11 April, or 1:40am Sydney and Melbourne time on 12 April. Read more
The Cup of Excellence (COE) will be held in Ethiopia for the first time in March 2020. Read more
The first teaser clip of The Coffee Man Chronicles will air at the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) on 13 April.
The Coffee Man Chronicles is a sequel to 2016 documentary The Coffee Man, which captured the journey of Sasa Sestic to the 2015 World Barista Championship. Read more
The 2019 Sydney Royal Easter Show will see Adore Coffee Roasters bring its bespoke specialty blends to the public across two sites constructed from converted 20-foot shipping containers.
“It’s definitely an exciting few weeks here,” Adore Coffee Roasters General Manager says Nick Mastro says.
“With so many roasters opening up every month, and coffee shops opening all the time, this is a great opportunity to introduce our specialty coffee to an even larger cross section of people who may have never tried specialty coffee before.” Read more
New Zealand coffee reigned supreme at the Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA), taking home five of seven trophies, including Champion International Roaster.
Coffee Tech from Auckland, New Zealand was awarded Champion Direct Trade Coffee, Champion Espresso, Champion Milk Based Coffee, and Champion Soy Based Coffee, in addition to the Champion International prize for their aromatic blends. Read more
Sunny Queen has launched a new cooked and snap frozen French toast for Australia’s café and restaurant industry.
This product has been created to serve Australia’s growing out-of-home breakfast category, estimated to be worth $7.4 billion according to Npd Crest 2018. Read more
Matthew Lewin of Ona Coffee is getting ready to represent Australia at the 2019 World Barista Championship (WBC) in the United States from 11 to 14 April.
Matthew won his first Australian Barista Championship title at the 2019 Melbourne International Coffee Expo in his sixth time competing.
He is currently finishing his training with two-time Australian Barista Champion and Ona Coffee co-worker Hugh Kelly before heading to the US at the end of the week. Read more
Campos Coffee has released a limited-edition Easter coffee. Read more
Australian comedian Ben Lomas will return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with The Caffeinator Returns from 9 – 20 April at Campari House in the CBD. Read more
The Vitasoy #DoubleShotChallenge, will see one lucky barista win return flights, five-nights accommodation, and a three-day pass to attend World of Coffee Berlin, will close on 12 April at 11:59pm.
To enter the #DoubleShotChallenge, baristas must make two lattes, one using full-fat dairy milk and one with the new Vitasoy Café for Baristas Oat milk, matching the latte art precisely. Read more