What is the Australian Specialty Coffee Association?
Founded in 2001 by a group of passionate coffee professionals, ASCA holds coffee events around the country. This ranges from casual smackdowns, to official regional competitions that feed into the Australian Barista Championship, Latte Art Championship, Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, Cup Tasting Championship and Brewers Cup. The winners of these competitions then travel internationally to represent Australian coffee talent on the world stage.
If you are a coffee professional, barista, cafe owner, coffee roaster, or even just a passionate coffee lover, joining ASCA puts you in touch with the leading edge of the Australian industry.
Equipment and product partners
Vitasoy has partnered with ASCA as a title sponsor for the 2022-2023 Vitasoy Australian Barista Championship seasons
Riverina Fresh will be supplying fresh milk for the 2022 Australian Latte Art Championship season
Sanremo Coffee Machines Australia is partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Latte Art Championship season
CWE is ASCA’s affiliate equipment partner for the 2022-2024 Vitasoy Barista Championship seasons providing Barista Attitude Storm espresso machines
Affiliate equipment partner
Victoria Arduino is our affiliate coffee grinder partner for the Australian Barista Championship and Australian Latte Art Championship 2022-2024
Affiliate equipment partner
Marco Beverage Systems is ASCA’s affiliate equipment partner to provide hot water boiler systems for the 2022 Australian Brewer’s Cup and Australian Cup Tasters Championships
AMC Roastery Supply is ASCA’s affiliate coffee grinder partner for the 2022 Australian Brewer’s Cup Championship providing Ditting Lab grinders for competitors
Barista Supplies is ASCA’s affiliate partner for the 2022 Australian Brewer’s Cup Championship providing Cafec flower drippers and a range of Cafec paper filters
BWT will be partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Coffee Championship season providing our water filtration needs
Cafetto will be partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Coffee Championship season providing our coffee cleaning needs
Casa Espresso will be partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Latte Art Championship season providing quality Ancap cups
Acaia will be partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Brewers Cup Championship season providing quality Pearl scales
Minas Hill will be partnering with ASCA for the 2022 Australian Cup Tasters Championship season providing quality specialty green coffee
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