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ASCA COVID-19 NSW Small Business Support Fund

Thousands of small businesses across NSW struggling to cope with the COVID-19 shutdown will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme To be eligible, businesses will need to: Have between 1-19 employees and a turnover of more than $75,000;A payroll...

Latest Australian Government Stimulus Package COVID-19

Dear ASCA Stakeholder, Today the Australian Government announced its latest economic stimulus package, building on the first of the previous week. To ensure the quick dissemination of this vital information, ASCA has provided direct links to all the fact sheets below...

Sttoke sponsors Australian Brewers Cup

Sttoke sponsors Australian Brewers Cup

Reusable cup manufacturer Sttoke has signed on as a name sponsor of the ASCA 2020 Sttoke Australian Brewers Cup. Thanks to Sttoke, all new ASCA members who sign up at the 2020 Condesa Co Lab Australian Coffee Championships will receive a complementary reusable...

Attend SilverChef Cafe Owners Round Tables

Attend SilverChef Cafe Owners Round Tables

Join cafe owners and hospitality experts for lunch and a great afternoon of discovery, networking and profit improvement - the latest in cost control, technology, equipment, finance, staff management and smart marketing. SilverChef will host events in Brisbane on 25...

Licor 43 partners with Coffee in Good Spirits Championship

Licor 43 partners with Coffee in Good Spirits Championship

The Zamora Company’s Licor 43 has announced a three-year long partnership with the World Coffee Events, becoming title sponsor of the Licor 43 World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship, beginning with the 2020 event hosted in Warsaw, Poland. Licor 43 Original and its...

Redeem your free ticket to MICE2020

Redeem your free ticket to MICE2020

Australian Specialty Coffee Association members can now redeem their free tickets to the 2020 Melbourne International Coffee Expo. MICE is the largest dedicated coffee show in the Southern Hemisphere. MICE launched in 2012 with the purpose of bringing the global...

Bushfire relief for South Australia

Bushfire relief for South Australia

Australia is being devastated by bushfires. More than a dozen casualties, thousands of homes destroyed, millions of hectares burned and around one billion animal lives lost. Coffee and hospitality have been affected too. Rural businesses and customers are gone, supply...

The Western Region ASCA Champions are crowned

The Western Region ASCA Champions are crowned

Ziggy Varamulia of Arlo has won the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) Vitasoy Western Region Barista Championship. Matt Goncalves of Merchant & Maker was runner-up and Lena Richrath of 5 Senses Coffee came third in the competition, which took place at...

Meet the ASCA 2020 Southern Region Coffee Champions!

Meet the ASCA 2020 Southern Region Coffee Champions!

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association 2020 Southern Region Coffee Championships took place at ST ALi in Port Melbourne from 26 to 27 October. Anthony Douglas of Axil Coffee Roasters won the ASCA 2020 Vitasoy Southern Region Barista Championship, where Ben Cheong...