Sydney to host World AeroPress Championship 

The 2018 World AeroPress Championship season is officially underway with a record high of more than 70 regional events happening across the globe.

This includes 17 regionals AeroPress competitions in Spain, 11 in France, seven in Venezuela and Australia, and six in the United Arab Emirates. Read more

Almond Breeze launches Mother’s Day service 

 Almond Breeze, a leading brand of almond milk, is launching a free “mayday” delivery service for Mother’s Day. 

The service, to deliver a card, flowers and some Almond Breeze treats direct to your mum’s doors, will run across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, and help save Australians who have forgot that Mother’s Day is this Sunday 13 May.  Read more

NZSCA announces 2018 NZ Cup Tasters Championship

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association has announced the 2018 New Zealand Cup Tasters Championship will take place on Friday 27 July.

Entry is now open for this knock-out competition, where winners will go to World Cup Tasters in Dubai from 30 October to 1 November during GulfHost. Read more

Communities in NSW embrace ‘coffee with a cop’ initiative

Local communities across the state were encouraged to drop in for a coffee with their local cops on May 8 to help strengthen relationships and learn about the important work officers do to keep people safe. 

Minister for Police Troy Grant said people usually only seek out police when they are a victim or a witness of crime and they are at their most vulnerable – not ideal times to build relationships.  Read more

MFWF and Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship applications open until 15 May

Applications for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) and Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship are open until 15 May.

Now in its fifth year, the nationwide scholarship offers the next generation of Australian hospitality workers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work across three different countries in internationally-acclaimed hospitality businesses. Upon their return to Australia, the scholarship winner will be partnered with a local industry leader for a year-long partnership. Read more

Sttoke launches new shatterproof reusable coffee cup

Sustainable coffee cup company Sttoke has unveiled its latest 8-ounce (236 millilitre) reusable cup.

Priced at $39, the Sttoke Reusable Cup is made primarily from stainless steel, and comes with a water-based Greblon ceramic coating, a facet that, according to the company, sets the cup apart from its competitors by not compromising on flavour. Read more