Espresso machine manufacturer Nuova Simonelli has shared advice on how baristas can control the temperature of their coffee to achieve better consistency.
Nuova Simonelli says consistency is critical: “Without it, espresso quality will fluctuate, recipes will be hard to refine, and returning customers looking for another one of those ‘amazing coffees’ they drank last time will end up leaving disappointed.” Read more
While many cafés across Australia have been holding off serving coffee in reusable cups for fear of spreading coronavirus, state and territory health departments advise this may be unnecessary. Read more
The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has published a summary of work by its Price Crisis Response (PCR) Initiative, first commissioned in December 2018.
Aimed at understanding and addressing the price crisis affecting coffee farmers and threatening the supply chain, the project focused on identifying interventions with the most potential for long-term, systemic change, rather than a short-term fix. Read more
Niguse Gemeda Mude has won the first Cup of Excellence (COE) Ethiopia with his Sidama sun-dried natural coffee, which scored 91.04 in the competition.
This was one of three coffees to score more than 90 points in the competition, each receiving the Presidential Award. Rumudamo Coffee Industry Trade scored 90.89 and RumuDamo scored 90.25 with 74110 varietal washed coffees, both from Sidamo.Read more
Prime Creative Media continues its Engine Room series, offering complimentary resources to companies to help navigate the COVID-19 crisis.
John Murphy, CEO Prime Creative Media, offers this guide on the dangers of ‘going dark’ in times of crisis, and how to drive a strategy to maintain or even increase market share as the economy recovers.
Australian dairy brand Riverina Fresh is hosting a virtual coffee chat with some of Australia’s most iconic roasters on 13 May.
Titled Home-ground: Live with Australia’s Specialty Coffee Experts, the virtual event will take place on Zoom from 12pm to 1pm discussing the state of the coffee industry, and tips to making cafe-quality coffee at home. Read more