Assertiveness training hospitality

Assertiveness training to take place for hospitality workers in Sydney

American coffee podcast Map It Forward and Collective Roasting Solutions will host a full-day assertiveness training workshop tailored specifically to professionals and business owners in the hospitality industry, at UTS Business School on 21 September.

Australian Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr Jamie Berry and Map It Forward Founder Lee Safar will host the session, titled Assertiveness Training for the Hospitality Industry. Read more

Cocobei World Latte Art Champion

Cocobei Docklands to host former World Latte Art Champion

Cocobei Docklands in Melbourne will celebrate its first anniversary, with a week of events this September, kicking off with a series of masterclasses with 2018 World Latte Art Champion Irvine Quek.

The four-hour classes, held from 23 to 25 September, will see Irvine share his techniques on how to perfect latte art and master the skills required for national and world competitions. Read more

World Barista Champion Carimali

Former World Barista Champion joins Carimali

The 2018 World Barista Champion, Agnieszka Rojewska, has joined Italian coffee machine manufacturer Carimali as its Head of Coffee Education and Culture.

“Coffee Knowledge is a strategic pillar for Carimali, paramount to the achievement of objectives set in terms of applied research,” Carimali CEO Cosimo Libardo says. Read more

Bellwether Coffee

Bellwether Coffee raises nearly $60M funding for electric roaster

The United States-based Bellwether Coffee has closed a US$40 million (about $58.67 million) Series B funding round led by DBL Partners and brothers Lyndon and Peter Rive.

Additional participating investors include FusionX, Congruent Ventures, Coffee Bell, Tandem Capital, Spindrift Equities, XN Ventures, Balius Partners, and Hardware Club. Read more

Toby's Estate Shift

Toby’s Estate releases Shift Volume 2

Toby’s Estate has announced the release of Shift Volume 2, the next edition of the coffee roaster’s series challenging perceptions and changing coffee experiences.

For this volume, Toby’s Estate has turned its attention to roasting techniques and how this can impact the end coffee result. Read more

august coffee prices

Supply surplus weighs on August coffee prices

According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO) August 2019 market report, the ICO composite indicator of August coffee prices hit 96.07 US cents per pound, a 6.7 per cent drop form July 2019.

This marks a 13.6 per cent drop from the start of the coffee year, October 2018, at 111.21 US cents per pound. Read more

Campos Coffee partners with Vans Park Series, releases limited-edition blend

Campos Coffee has announced an exclusive partnership with the Vans Park Series park-terrain skateboarding championship.

To celebrate the partnership, Campos Coffee will release a specially roasted Vans Park Series blend in a limited-edition bag featuring the 2019 series artwork designed by artist Ben Horton. Horton’s artwork will also feature on a limited-edition MiiR camping mug, both available in Australian through the website. Read more

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