In a survey conducted earlier this year by Califia Farms, it was revealed that coffee drinkers would rather give up social media (22 per cent), TV (18 per cent), alcohol (16 per cent) and video games (4 per cent) than their morning cup.
Espresso equipment manufacturer La Marzocco has launched Wally Milk, an automatic milk steamer that streamlines and simplifies the process of frothing milk while offering the flexibility to manage multiple milk types, temperatures, and foam levels.
Milklab has launched its 2021 Barista Battle series, seeing baristas compete over TikTok for a prize pool worth more than $10,000. Read more
Australian private equity firm Liverpool Partners has acquired a major ownership stake in boutique coffee roaster Seven Miles. This investment expands Seven Miles’ portfolio while retaining its Australian ownership.
The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully used cellular agriculture to create coffee cells in a bioreactor.
To celebrate the warmer weather, Veneziano Coffee Roasters has released its Ethiopia Single Origin, its fourth beverage in its ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew collection.
The Victorian Government has announced new dates and associated restrictions for the hospitality sector, as part of its new National Plan roadmap out of COVID-19.
Described as the world’s first automatic cleaning device for professional espresso machines, the Cafelier C2 is now on sale through Barista Technology Australia. For the rest of September, customers can receive a five per cent discount when buying their C2, as part of Barista Technology’s goal to promote a new standard for quality coffee. Read more
Veneziano Coffee Roasters has launched a new range of specialty coffee capsules targeted at the home coffee market. Offering the best quality available, the brand’s initial release features Crave, its number one selling blend, and a seasonal single origin from the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Baroida Estate.