Loring appoints new President

Loring roasters has announced Gordon Tredger as the new company President.

Gordon will lead the next phase of the company’s evolution as it continues to grow as a global leader in coffee roasting equipment and software. Read more

Ross Quail joins the Slayer Espresso family

After eight years working as Sensory Lab’s General Manager of Wholesale, Ross Ross Quail has joined Slayer Espresso, representing Sales, Asia Pacific.

Speaking with BeanScene direct from Seattle, the residence of the US-based espresso machine manufacturer, Ross says the time was right to tackle the one segment of the industry he had left untouched. Read more

Joseph Rivera to host Coffee Science Certificate seminar in Melbourne

Coffee Scientist and Q-Certification program Co-Founder Joseph Rivera will host the Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) in Melbourne from 27 to 29 March.

The course, taking place just after the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE), will discuss the overall mechanics of taste chemistry, sensory analysis, and physiochemical interactions that affect coffee.  Read more

Industry Beans introduces bubble coffee

Melbourne is a launch pad when it comes to experimental coffee concepts: black sesame lattes, tumeric lattes and avolattes, and now Industry Beans is serving up Melbourne’s first bubble coffee.

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Morten Münchow opens minds to roasting potential

Hundreds of coffee roasters and baristas gathered across Australia last week to hear CoffeeMind Founder Morten Münchow speak about the art of coffee roasting as part of Toby’s Estate’s Knowledge Talks series.

Morten captivated and challenged the audience’s perspective around science-based roasting and the importance of training to improve one’s roasting and sensory skills. Read more

World Coffee Research updates Arabica Coffee Catalog

World Coffee Research (WCR) has launched a major update to its Arabica Coffee Catalog.

Released on 16 February, the catalog has expanded to include varieties from six African countries including Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The catalog previously only covered varieties commonly found in and around Central America. Read more