NZSCA Recognition Awards 2019

NZSCA announces 2019 Recognition Awards

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) Recognition Awards will be held on the evening prior the Annual General Meeting (AGM), on the 22 May, 2019 at Sherwood, Queenstown. Read more

Study finds customers contribute to food wastage issue

Researchers from Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) School of Business and Law found that 98 per cent of hospitality workers believe consumers are ordering too much food, driving food wastage in the industry. Read more

Mokhtar Alkhanshali

Campos Coffee to bring Mokhtar Alkhanshali to Australia

Campos Coffee will welcome Yemeni coffee producer Mokhtar Alkhanshali to Australia for the first Campos Experience Evening Series of 2019.

Mokhtar will share the challenges of Yemeni coffee production, how he is helping improve the country’s coffee quality, and how he brought it to the rest of the world to enjoy. His efforts were the subject of Dave Egger’s novel The Monk of Mokha. Read more

bean alliance

Massimo Zanetti acquires Bean Alliance Group

Global beverage company, Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group (MZBG) has completed the acquisition of Australian coffee group The Bean Alliance for $24 million. Read more

Biofilta set to launch new urban farming solution

 Cirrus Fine Coffee’s sister company Biofilta is set to display a new urban farming system called Foodcube at the Flower and Garden show in Melbourne from 27 to 31 March.

Biofilta will demonstrate how to combine rainwater runoff, waste steam organics such as composted coffee grounds and food waste, and surplus city spaces with urban farming systems, in order to consistently grow fresh produce for an ever-increasing population. Read more

World Coffee Roasting Championship 2019

World Coffee Roasting Championship 2019 heads to Taiwan

World Coffee Events (WCE) confirmed that the World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) will take place in Taipei from 15 to 18 November at the 2019 Taiwan International Coffee Show (TICS).

More than 20 competitors from across the globe will gather to compete in a series of rounds covering multiple styles of roasting. Read more


Lavazza named one of world’s most reputable brands

Lavazza Group has taken 38th place among the top 100 reputable brands in the world according to the Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak 100 2019 list.

Compared to its 2018 results, Lavazza has gained 11 positions due to its commendable product process innovation, working environment, and maintaining social and environmental responsibility. Read more

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