Jade Jennings wins Southern Region Barista competition

Veneziano Coffee Roasters’ Jade Jennings has taken home the gold trophy in the Southern Region Coffee Championship Barista competition, held at Proud Mary Coffee Roasters on 30 – 31 January.

Jade placed ahead of Axil Coffee Roasters’ Anthony Douglas in second place and Matt Lewin, also at Axil, in third. Read more

Lavazza wins fourth Grand Slam with Australian Open

Lavazza Vice President Marco Lavazza says only one thought came to mind when the Italian brand was given the opportunity to become the official coffee partner of the Australian Open.

“There had been a jewel in the crown missing, and we could finally make it complete. We wanted to be the first food and beverage brand to partner with all four Grand Slam tennis tournaments – Roland-Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open – and now we have,” Marco told BeanScene. Read more