Slayer Espresso Steam LP

Slayer Espresso to launch the Steam LP in Australia

Slayer Espresso will host the New South Wales launch party for its latest model, the Steam LP espresso machine, at Haven Specialty Coffee in Surrey Hills on 22 August.

The Steam LP is Slayer’s latest edition to the Steam Box Set, a collection of espresso machines that caters to every budget, volume, and brewing type. It was first unveiled at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, United States in April 2019. Read more

Campos Coffee Customer Relationships

Campos Coffee appoints new Customer Relationships Director

Australian specialty coffee roaster Campos Coffee has announced the appointment of John Ronchi as Director, Customer Relationships.

John takes on the new national leadership role after serving as Director of Campos Queensland since 2007. He will oversee Campos Coffee’s national wholesale network and be responsible for cultivating relationships with Campos’ café partners across Australia. Read more

Venice coffee

Venice cracks down on unseemly coffee behaviour

A cup of coffee has set two German backpackers back $1500 (€950) after they were fined on the steps of the famous Rialto bridge in Venice, Italy.

The backpackers from Berlin, aged 32 and 35, were sitting comfortably at the foot of the Italian landmark about to make themselves a coffee using some portable equipment when a passer-by reported the pair to local police. Read more

coffee cancer

Coffee and cancer have no link according to Australian study

A recent study by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) Berghofer Medical Research Institution has found there is no link between drinking coffee every day and getting cancer.

The study looked at data from more than 300,000 coffee drinkers using previous international observational studies and a genetic-based technique called Mendelian randomisation. Read more

Vicky Chuaybamrung Breezey Masters

Vicky Chuaybamrung of Mary Street Bakery wins WA Breezey Masters

Vicky Chuaybamrung of Mary Street Bakery has won the Western Australian Breezey Masters competition, the final Australian regional of the 2019 season.

Ethan Son, Andy Tseng, and Russelle Tolentino rounded out the final four of the competition, held at The Faculty by The Northbridge Coffee Roasters in Perth. Read more

Eat Drink Design Awards

Eat Drink Design Awards 2019 entries close soon

Entries for the 2019 Eat Drink Design Awards will close on 26 July.

The awards recognise excellence and innovation in the design of cafés, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, temporary venues, and retail spaces across Australia and New Zealand. Read more

Riverina Fresh launches lactose-free milk

Riverina Fresh launches lactose-free milk

For some people, dairy products are off the table.

“Even milk in a coffee can trigger digestive stress in those who suffer from lactose intolerance,” says Riverina Fresh CEO Rob Collier.

“Lactose-free milk is a delicious option that not only retains the great taste of regular milk but also helps eliminate abdominal discomfort.” Read more

Milklab Aroma Coffee Chocolate Festival

Milklab joins Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival as non-dairy milk partner

Milklab has joined the Maitland Aroma Coffee and Chocolate Festival as its official Aroma Blend Menu Sponsor and Non-dairy Milk Partner.

All of the coffee vendors at Maitland Aroma will serve drinks for $3 and use Milklab’s range of almond, coconut, macadamia, and soy milks. All proceeds from the Milklab stand will go to CafeSmart. Read more

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