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
Toby’s Estate has announced Peter Giuliano of the United States as its November Knowledge Talks guest speaker. Read more
Just when you’d thought you’d seen it all – golden, matcha and blue algae lattes – there’s a new colour on the Melbourne scene. Read more
This month I’d like to introduce Jessica Macdonald as the New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association’s Community and Events Coordinator. Read more
Which actor or actress would you get to play you in a biography about your life?
It’s a question you hear from time to time – often answered with the celebrity most resembling your personality or appearance. Just quietly I’ve always thought Vin Diesel could be a contender for myself, or Daughtry frontman Chris Daughtry. Read more