Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali ready to compete in World Latte Art Championship

Australian Latte Art Champion Shinsaku Fukayama of St Ali is ready to share his talent with the world. The two-time ASCA Australian latte art will make his way to Brazil on 3 November to participate in the World Latte Art Championship (WLAC), taking place at International Coffee Week in Belo Horizonte from 7 to 9 November. “When I said I wanted to be a champion five years ago I meant it,” Shin says. “I’m ready. I’m so close now and extremely happy with what I’ve achieved to get to this point. I’m so happy. I dreamed big and my dream to compete on the world stage is nearly a reality.”
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NZSCA to host barista and judge workshops

The New Zealand Specialty Coffee Association (NZSCA) has announced a Barista and Judge Workshop will kick start the 2018 NZ competition season. The workshops will cover technical and sensory aspects of the barista competition and demystify the judging process. Read More

RASV announces Australian Food Awards judging panel

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) has announced its line up of expert judges for the 2016 Australian Food Awards (AFA). The AFA is Australia’s leading national fine food awards program that celebrates and recognises excellence in Australian premium food producers and produce.
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Call for ASCA judges

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Southern Region Barista Guild is in search of judges to participate in the 2016 Victorian Regional Barista Competition Geelong from 16 – 17 July. The event will be held in Geelong, Victoria, in association with The Harwood Andrews Golden Plate Awards.
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