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The Almond Breeze Breezey Masters Grand Final will take place on 13 November from 6pm to 8pm at The Grounds of Alexandria in Sydney.
Breezey Masters competitions were held in six states across Australia, as well as in New Zealand, South Africa, Japan and the United Kingdom in the lead up to the international final. Read more
Rumble Coffee Roasters will host a Do It Yourself (DIY) Café Marketing Essentials event at its Kensington roastery on 20 November.
At the Melbourne event, hospitality marketing expert Holly Formosa will share qualified and practical advice on how to successfully attract and retain customers on a shoestring budget. Read more
Ziggy Varamulia of Max and Sons in Perth has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) 2019 Western Region Barista Championship.
Rhys Woods of Lo. Ki in Adelaide placed second, and Rummy Keshet of Offshoot Coffee in Perth placed third.
The competition was held at the Double Shot Coffee Fiesta in Unley, South Australia from 3 to 4 November. Read more
Australian importer Coffee Works Express has launched its Christmas promotion, providing discounts across its line of Slayer and Slayer Steam X espresso machines.
A Slayer V3 Espresso three group can be purchased for $25,970 plus GST, for a saving of $8315.
A Slayer V3 Espresso two group can be purchased for $21,735 plus GST, for a saving of $6150. Read more
American Express’s annual Economy of Shopping Small report has found that a third of small business operators fear they risk becoming insolvent in the next three to five years.
The report is based on in-depth interviews with 10 small business owners, and 20-minute surveys with 864 small businesses and a nationally representative group of 1019 consumers.
Only 38 per cent of small business owners say revenue has increased during the past 12 months. This was a decline from the 43 per cent that reported growth last year. Read more
The Grounds Roastery, in partnership with Coffee Treasures, will host a Best of Panama Sensory Showcase at The Grounds of Alexandria in New South Wales at 6:30pm on 21 November.
The event will include tastings of Wilford Lamastus’s Elida Estate Geisha Green Tip washed, which with a score of 94.66 points is the highest scoring coffee in Best of Panama history. Read more
Australian Latte Art Champion Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali is ready to share his talent with the world. Read more
To celebrate Christmas, Five Senses Coffee is giving away a Synesso Mvp Hydra espresso machine valued at $15,500.
The Synesso MVP Hydra is a custom-built single group version of the commercial model used at cafés around the world. Five Senses has customised the machine with a white powdercoating. Read more
The 2019 Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Western Region Coffee Championship will take place from 3 to 4 November.
Held at Unley Town Hall in South Adelaide, the final regional event of the 2019 competition season will coincide with the City of Unley’s Double Shot Coffee Fiesta. Read more
BioPak has released a new Art Series coffee cup range, featuring limited edition designs from local artists.
The cups are made from sustainably sourced paper and lined with Ingeo bioplastic, which is made from plants instead of oil. BioPak cups can be commercially composted or disposed of in BioPak compost service bins located at local cafés in more than 1700 suburbs in Australia and New Zealand. Read more