By Brent Williams, the President of the Australian Specialty Coffee Association
It’s been a few months now since we wrapped up the 2017 ASCA Australian Coffee Championships. I think it’s taken that long to come down from the rush of what we consider our most successful national competition to date. Read more
Yama Jinwoo Kim of Kingswood Coffee in Sydney showed that accuracy and speed are key elements to winning the fast-pace competition, scoring 8/8 coffees correctly in a time of one minute and 41 seconds in the finals of the ASCA Cup Tasters Championship. Read more
When you ask a foreigner what the capital of Australia is, they often answer Melbourne or Sydney. They look perplexed when you tell them it’s Canberra, one of the world’s lesser known capital cities. Now try and tell them that the country’s capital is also putting Australia’s roasting capabilities on the world map. Read more
Leading into the summer season, the December edition of BeanScene will capitalise on the high demand for cold brew products, or any beverage, equipment or service that caters to the summer café market. Read more
If you could pack a suitcase and commit to a year of travel – purely for work purposes – you could easily fill your calendar attending coffee tradeshows, conferences, certification events, origin, and competitions. Read more
Paper cup manufacturers are fighting back against a program aired Tuesday on ABC that claimed 100 per cent of coffee cups are ending up in landfill, and that the only alternative is reusable cups.
War on Waste, an ABC series hosted by The Chaser’s Craig Reucassel, that aired this past Wednesday 31 May, saw Craig fill a tram full of take-away coffee cups, and announce that of the 1 billion coffee cups used in Australia every year, every one of them ends up in landfill. Read more