Italian prosumer espresso machine manufacturer Lelit has turned its attention to the commercial market with the release of its Giulietta model.
The Lelit Giulietta has a 10-litre boiler, two E61 group heads, and a compact 58-centimetre body.
The Australian version, available through Jetblack Espresso, comes with two cool-touch steam wands, temperature stable heat exchangers, and a centrally mounted hot water wand.
Jetblack Espresso says the coffee van/cart market will appreciate the 10-Amp option, standard is 15 Amp, and that it can be plumbed or run off an external tank, while the office market will appreciate the clean lines of its stainless-steel body.
Service costs are minimised with easy access to internal components via one-screw top and side panels.
Ona Coffee and Project Origin Founder Sasa Sestic has announced an Australian speaking tour, which will see him visit Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane in June.
Behind Closed Doors: What Goes Into Creating A Specialty Coffee Farm is based on a lecture Sasa delivered at the recent Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) expo in Boston, titled The Future of Specialty: How Innovations in Processing Can Change Perceptions of Specialty Coffee.Read more
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new activation hub, ReSource: Plastic, to help address global plastic pollution. Food and beverage companies Starbucks, McDonald’s, Keurig Dr Pepper, Tetra Pak, and The Coca-Cola Company, have joined Procter & Gamble as principal members of the hub. Read more
Green bean trader Minas Hill will host a cupping of 12 Brazilian coffees at Collective Roasting Solutions in Alexandria, New South Wales, on 21 May.
Coffees on the table will include lots from Minas Hill’s producing partners Ismael Andrade, Gabriel Oliveira and Pedro Gabarra, as well as seasonal lots from Bahia State in the Mantiqueira region. Read more
The University of South Australia’s (UniSA) has revealed that drinking six or more coffees a day can increase the risk of heart disease up to 22 per cent.
According to the Heart Foundation cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death, with one person dying from the disease every 12 minutes.
UniSA Researchers Dr Ang Zhou and Professor Elina Hyppönen of the Australian Centre for Precision Health say its new research confirms the point at which excess caffeine can cause high blood pressure, a precursor to heart disease.
This is the first time a limit has been placed on a safe coffee consumption and cardiovascular health. Read more