Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – Lloyd Thom

Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – Lloyd Thom

Second-seeded #ASCATop12 Cup Taster Lloyd Thom of Campos Coffee shares how experience on both sides of the bench prepared him for competition. When did you begin competing in ASCA championships?I first competed 10 years ago in the NSW Barista competition. I’ve...
Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – Sarah Jin

Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – Sarah Jin

The multi-skilled Sarah Jin of Extraction Artisan in Queensland has not only topped the 2020 Brewers Cup #ASCATop12, but made an appearance on the Vitasoy Barista Championship list. When did you begin competing in ASCA championships?My first ASCA comp (Brewers Cup)...

Saturday 22 August is World Plant Milk Day!

Celebrate the goodness of Vitasoy’s Café for Baristas Soy, Almond and Oat – the plant milk that is perfect for your coffee. Vitasoy has been growing milk since 1940. Its Café for Baristas range is proudly Australian grown and made. Visit vitasoycafe.com.au for...
Stay strong, a message from ASCA President Kieran Westlake

Stay strong, a message from ASCA President Kieran Westlake

A setback is not the same as failure. It’s just a learning opportunity for us to strengthen and move forward with renewed commitment. At time of writing, a return to stage three restrictions in Melbourne [and now stage four] has returned many businesses and...
Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – David Train

Meet the 2020 #ASCATop12 – David Train

Southern Region Brewers Cup Champion and #ASCATop12 top seeded brewer David Train talks about how he has grown as a coffee brewer and professional thanks to competition. When did you begin competing in ASCA championships?My first ASCA competition was the Southern...