The Hastings District Council is calling cafés within the district to participate in the Again Again reusable cup scheme next month to celebrate Plastic Free July.
On 3 June, Colombia held its first Cup of Excellence auction for 2021. Pablo Andrés Guerrero Pérez’s washed Gesha from his “Obraje” farm, in Buesaco, Nariño sold for a record price of $135.10 per pound beating the previous record of $70 per pound, set in 2020. Read more
The Federal Government has announced Australians who have had their hours of work and income significantly affected due to state lockdowns will be eligible for a temporary COVID Disaster Payment. Read more
The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has appointed two new board members, Frank Hsu from Franks Coffee and Ken Shi of Aoraki Coffee Roasters.
Dalla Corte is hosting an Espresso “flow-profile” competition in Brisbane on 17 June, which the espresso machine manufacturer says might be the first of its kind in the world. Read more
Aaron Schreder has been appointed as the new National Business Development Manager at Merlo Coffee, building on from his 13-years of experience at the Real Dairy Australia. Read more
From 8am to 12pm on 3 June, Expat Roasters Australia and espresso machine manufacturer La Marzocco will join forces at La Marzocco HQ in Sydney to raise funds for those in need in Bali, Indonesia.
Tickets to attend the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) are now available online.