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
How do you define specialty coffee? It’s one of those questions that results in stumped faces, puzzled looks, and stuttered responses. Read more
The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) needs applicants to participate in its Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (CIGS) if it’s to go ahead at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) from 29 March to 1 April. Read more
MilkLab has announced it will host a latte art smack down at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo on 31 March.
“The Blind Barista Battle” will see some of Australia’s top baristas produce their best latte art under pressure for the chance to win $1000.
Competing in pairs over a number of knockout rounds, 16 baristas will go head to head over a number of knockout rounds. Read more
The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) is proud to announce the launch of its inaugural ASCA Australian Coffee Roasting Championship.
The event will take place at the Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) from 30 March to 1 April. Read more
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ruled Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality workers will be reduced. Read more
The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) is seeking nominations for ongoing contribution, development, and association friends of the NZ coffee community. Read more
Muffin Break has won Coffee Shop of the Year in the retail category of the 2016 annual Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. Read more
The HG Coffee School in Adelaide will launch its first Professional Development series in March, featuring 2015 World Latte Art Champion (WLAC) Caleb Cha. Read more