THE COFFEE INDUSTRY RETURNS FOR MICE2015

THE COFFEE INDUSTRY RETURNS FOR MICE2015

Sep 24, 2014

Melbourne will once again be in the spotlight as the country’s coffee capital in 2015. The Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) will take place 13 – 15 March at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds for the fourth year running. The new schedule allows MICE to fall within the Melbourne Food and...

Why do Australians choose coffee over Easter eggs?

Why do Australians choose coffee over Easter eggs?

Apr 23, 2014

In the lead up to Easter, The Coffee Club conducted a survey of its customers from across NSW, QLD, VIC, SA, WA, ACT and NT, aged between 18 – 59 years, finding almost three quarters of respondents would prefer to consume coffee before Easter eggs. According to John Lazarou, The Coffee Club...

Speakers announced for UK Coffee Leaders Summit

Feb 19, 2014

Some of the UK’s most exciting coffee entrepreneurs will be joined by top business thinkers for this year’s UK Coffee Leaders Summit in London on 26 February. Driven by leading-edge market analysts Allegra Strategies, this year’s conference is titled ‘Adapting to Changing Consumer Behaviour’...

Nespresso inventor to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Nespresso inventor to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Feb 19, 2014

Organisers of the GCR Leaders Symposium, taking place on 5 March 2014 in Singapore, will be presenting Eric Favre, the inventor of the Nespresso capsule system, with a Coffee Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award. The Coffee Leaders Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a prominent member of the coffee...

Kicking Horse Coffee kicking goals

Kicking Horse Coffee kicking goals

Feb 12, 2014

(From the January 2014 issue of Global Coffee Review.) Kicking Horse Coffee blazed a trail to become Canada’s largest roaster of Fairtrade organic coffee. But, as Tom Hoyne, the company’s Vice President of Coffee Quality Assurance says, they’re not done yet. When Kicking Horse Coffee founders...

2013 European Coffee Awards

2013 European Coffee Awards

Dec 4, 2013

More than 350 senior executives from across the coffee and food-to-go sectors gathered for a night of industry celebration at the European Coffee awards in Paris on 27 November. Costa Coffee were awarded in three categories ‘Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe’, ‘Best Coffee Chain – UK...

Nestlé confirms projected growth of 5 per cent for 2013

Nestlé confirms projected growth of 5 per cent for 2013

Oct 30, 2013

Nestlé has reported growth across all of its markets for the first nine months of 2013, with 1.1 per cent organic growth in developed markets and 8.8 per cent in emerging markets. This represented revenues of almost US$76 billion. The company has also confirmed its outlook for the full year, projecting...

Coffee Quality

Coffee Quality

Aug 28, 2013

Coffee Quality Institute releases new Q certification marks Non-profit organisation, The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI), has expanded its work to improve the quality of coffee worldwide by introducing three new Q certification marks. This release includes a new mark for Q Certified Arabica along with...

South Australian Coffee Championship Dates Announced

South Australian Coffee Championship Dates Announced

Jul 17, 2013

Are you a coffee-holic with a passion for some fine roast and blends? Well then mark out September 13th and 14th as busy in your diary as The Australasian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA)has announced that the South Australia Coffee Championships will taking place over that weekend. Love it enough to...

Coffee Prices Plummet

Coffee Prices Plummet

Jul 17, 2013

The price of coffee has fallen by 7.4 per cent, taking it to its lowest since 2009 throughout June 2013. Although the market remains well supplied with coffee, the total exports for the first eight months of the coffee year, which falls between the months of October and May, dropped by almost 2 million...

Australia’s first International Coffee Roasting Competition

Australia’s first International Coffee Roasting Competition

Mar 27, 2013

Melbourne’s undisputed reputation as the coffee capital will be strengthened as the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) launches Australia’s first international coffee roasting competition in the lead up to the 2013 Melbourne International Coffee Expo (MICE) and World...

S.A Barista Champion Announced!

S.A Barista Champion Announced!

Sep 28, 2012

Veneziano’s Mike Wells (from First Pour South Australia) has been named the 2012 South Australia Barista Champion in the first event to kick off the 2013 Australasian Specialty Coffee Association (AASCA) championships season. The event saw 17 of the State’s top baristas face off over four...

Coffee art King

Coffee art King

Aug 3, 2012

South Australia has a new talented artist but he doesn’t paint or draw, he makes coffee-art. Bryan Astley creates images on the frothy top of a coffee. He impresses his customers with everything from pictures of panda’s to portraits. Astley works at the Art Gallery Restaurant and uses a toothpick to...

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

Aug 24, 2011

We are currently updating this section of the site. Keep checking for the latest news in the the tea and coffee industry here in South Australia. In the meantime check out Bean Scene and World Tea News for the latest info on the...