Tag Archive 'australia'

Certified baristas, crema of the crop

Posted by TheShot on 18 Jun 2006 | Filed under: Barista

As an update to a previous post, the AustralAsian Specialty Coffee Association (AASCA) is about to announce plans for formal barista accreditation and licensing. According to today’s The Australian, AASCA barista licensing in Australia is set to launch next month at the 2006 AASCA conference: Certified baristas, crema of the crop | The Nation | […]

Coffee delivery in Australia

Posted by TheShot on 05 Jun 2006 | Filed under: Consumer Trends

The Australian‘s IT section reported on a mobile espresso business that delivers: Australian IT – Smartphones turning coffee into cash (Vincent Blake, JUNE 06, 2006). Australians love their espresso more than almost any other nation in the world. So what do you do when you live in a sparsely-populated country with plenty of land … […]

Australian baristas: Master the daily grind

Posted by TheShot on 03 May 2006 | Filed under: Barista

Today’s Sydney Morning Herald published an article on what it means to be a champion barista: Master the daily grind – Employment News – MyCareer – smh.com.au. Among the interviewees, David Makin is representing Australia at this month’s World Barista Championship in Berne, Switzerland. Also interviewed is Keith Pettigrew, executive officer of the AustralAsian Specialty […]

Are Australians the world’s greatest espresso connoisseurs?

Posted by TheShot on 02 Apr 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Foreign Brew

Today’s (or is that tomorrow’s? … that wacky International Date Line) The Australian includes an article suggesting that Australians, and not Italians, may yet be the world’s greatest connoisseurs of fine espresso: The Australian: Aussies know their beans, says coffee grower [April 03, 2006]. Drawing back to their English roots, Australians still drink slightly more […]

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