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
La Marzocco Local events will take place in Melbourne and Sydney throughout November. Read more
Swiss Water President and CEO Frank Dennis visited Australia on 4 October for the first time in six years.
To mark the occasion, Bennetts hosted an impressive turnout of industry professionals at The Craft & Co in Victoria to hear a presentation about 100 per cent chemical-free coffee without caffeine. Read more
Coffee lovers and art enthusiasts have turned their morning coffee into works of art through the Locale Art Project. Read more