Australia’s shift-based workforce is increasingly mobile and less loyal according to new data from employee management solution, Deputy. Read more
The newly transitioned Seven Miles Coffee Roasters (formerly Belaroma) hosted an Industry Forum event on Thursday 10 November in Sydney, asking one of the industry’s most discussed topics: how to define specialty coffee. Read more
St ALi has announced it is the new owner of Melbourne café Auction Rooms.
“The deal is done. We’ve signed on the dotted line,” says St Ali Founder Salvatore Malatesta. Read more
Peter Giuliano of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and Counter Culture Coffee has completed a whirlwind tour of Australia’s East Coast as the guest speaker for Toby’s Estate’s Knowledge Talks. Read more
From 4 – 6 November, Melbourne celebrated its love for coffee and liquor at Mr Black’s inaugural Festival of the Espresso Martini Festival. Read more
Australasia’s best-designed hospitality venues have been named in the annual Eat Drink Design Awards, celebrating design excellence and innovation. Read more
From 7 – 13 November, Planet Ark is celebrating National Recycling Week, and is encouraging cafés and home coffee users to ramp up recycling efforts.
Recent research from Planet Ark shows more than 75 per cent of businesses agree reducing waste and recycling is part of being a sustainable and ethical business, yet 58 per cent keep virtually no records on their waste management. Read more
Despite ongoing conflict, South Sudanese coffee farmers are making progress in reviving the country’s coffee industry. Read more
Guests of the Lavazza marquee will get a taste of Milan at this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival, with the Italian coffeehouse returning for its 15th consecutive year.
Vogue Living’s Neale Whitaker is responsible for the creation, which boasts Tom Dixon Plane chandeliers, traditional terracotta flooring and a 360-degree view of Milan’s Galleria, the epicenter of the fashion capital, with the walls and ceiling of the marquee replicating the magnificence of the Italian mid-century building. While stock images would have been the easy option, to get the image as current as possible, a photographer in Milan recently took the image for a true representation of the iconic Galleria. Read more
The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), in partnership with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is running a series of North Asia Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) seminars across all Australian states and territories.
To kick start the series of free talks, Melbourne-based smalled and medium-size businesses are invited to attend the information seminar on North Asia Free Trade ageements on 2 November in South Yarra. Read more