australian specialty coffee

Australian specialty coffee community stands united

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association recognises the strength and unity of the coffee industry in the face of COVID-19. Like the people COVID-19 has infected, the virus is making the daily life of many cafés and industry members a challenge, and there are some hit worse than others.
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COVID-19 plan

ASCA on setting a plan for COVID-19

ASCA President Kieran Westlake shares steps to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on cafés and small businesses. The COVID-19 pandemic is on course to be the most destructive economic issue since the Global Financial Crisis, due to its unprecedented nature and scale of the outbreak. This is especially true for individuals and families living week to week, as well as businesses that are reliant on face-to-face customer transactions, like cafés.
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ASCA all aboard for 2020

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association welcomes its new board members and thanks those departing. With the election of a new board, so begins a new chapter for the Australian Specialty Coffee Association.
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ASCA board

ASCA announces new Board

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) has appointed its new board members at the 2019 ASCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at St Ali on 25 October. Kieran Westlake will remain President and Chris Wheatley will remain Treasurer.
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Australian Roasting Championship to take place next week

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) has announced the Australian Roasting Championship finals, will be held in Port Melbourne from 29 May to 1 June. Criteria Coffee is set to host the event, ASCA’s seven top ranked roasters will go head-to-head. The multi-day championship will see competitors roast a single origin coffee and blend, which plan an experience panel of cuppers then judges on cup quality and sensory assessment.
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