Breezey Masters Melbourne

Victor Vu of Cocobei wins 2019 Breezey Masters Melbourne

Victor Vu of Cocobei Docklands has won the 2019 Melbourne Breezey Masters, held at Locale Espresso in Abbotsford on 4 June. Jodie Chan of Baba Sus placed second, Kien Leoo of Cocobei placed third, and Junnie Huang of Chicken or the Egg placed fourth in the Almond Breeze latte art competition.
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Breezey Masters 2019

Almond Breeze Barista Blend launches 2019 Breezey Masters latte art competition

Almond Breeze Barista Blend has announced the return of its annual Breezey Masters latte art competition, kicking off in Brisbane on 7 May. Now in its fourth year, Breezey Masters lets baristas showcase their latte art skills using Almond Breeze almond milk. Competitors are required to make four different patterns – a heart, tulip, rosetta, and swan – and a free pour design. The baristas are judged on the quality of their designs, with the added pressure of completing their drinks within a set time period.
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Australian Barista Census

Australian Barista Census reveals what keeps baristas up at night

Almond Breeze Barista Blend and have released their first Australian Barista Census (ABC), an in-depth study of what worries baristas and how Australia’s coffee scene is setting the pace globally. Eighty-two per cent of Australian baristas work in an independent café. Almond Breeze says this reflects Australian’s coffee cultural difference to the United States, where 60 per cent of consumers visit a branded coffee shop at least once a month. Perhaps due to cultural divide, 84 per cent of baristas surveyed said they’d rather work in Australia than anywhere else in the world.
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Almond Breeze launches Baristas for baristas

Almond Breeze is committed to growing Australia’s highly-regarded barista profession with a new brand and invitation to support baristas at every stage of their career. When Almond Breeze discovered that the barista profession is the 10th fastest growing profession in Australia, according to data from the 2016 Census, it knew it had to develop a platform to support and nurture the approximately 3100 baristas that join the hospitality ranks in Australia each year. 
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