Australian International Coffee Awards

Danes Specialty Coffee and NZ win big at Australian International Coffee Awards

New Zealand coffee reigned supreme at the Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA), taking home five of seven trophies, including Champion International Roaster. Coffee Tech from Auckland, New Zealand was awarded Champion Direct Trade Coffee, Champion Espresso, Champion Milk Based Coffee, and Champion Soy Based Coffee, in addition to the Champion International prize for their aromatic blends.
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Australian International Coffee Awards

Judging begins for 2019 Australian International Coffee Awards

More than 800 coffees from 151 Australian and international roasters have been submitted in the 2019 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA). Judging for the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) competition began on 20 March at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Conducted annually, AICA sees a panel of industry experts congregate, recognising the smoothest, frothiest and most refined local and international coffees. The panel includes roasters, green bean buyers, trainers and educators working in coffee.
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Australian International Coffee Awards

Baristas wanted for Australian International Coffee Awards

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) is seeking coffee specialists to help prepare coffee for judging in the 2019 Australian International Coffee Awards (AICA). Calibration will be held on 19 March with judging to take place from 20 to 22 March at the Melbourne Showgrounds in Flemington, Victoria.
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Australian Specialty Coffee Association

ASCA President Kieran Westlake on its new board

Another year of Regional Championships have been run and won. In my first column as ASCA President, I’m pleased to report that the standard of Australian competition grows ever higher, as evidenced by the outstanding routines showcased by baristas around the country these past few months. I’m especially proud of our 2018 ASCA Australian Champions who competed at the World Championships in Brazil. 
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