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Just Coffee Insurance sponsorship announced

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) is pleased to announce their newest sponsor, Just Coffee Insurance. Just Coffee Insurance provides specifically designed insurance for all involved in the Australian coffee industry. “Just Coffee Insurance have over...

Redeem your FREE tickets for MICE2019

Are you an ASCA member? If yes, brilliant! Read on to see how to redeem your tickets. If not, CLICK HERE to get your membership now! C'mon, what are you waiting for? To redeem your tickets for MICE2019 and the ASCA Australian Coffee Championships: Log into your...

ASCA BLOG: We need to talk about takeaway cups

Written by: Michaela Gerard ASCA Barista Guild Representative QLD State Manager Veneziano Coffee Roasters There are many variables at play when it comes to serving a consistently high-quality takeaway coffee, which can be difficult to control and drive even the most...

Congratulations to the #ASCATop12!

Congratulations to all baristas who made it into the #ASCATop12! Regardless of ranking, all Regional Winners will be headed straight to the semi-final or final of their respective competition. Depending on the make-up of the #ASCATop12, there may be additional...

Vale Sisto Malaspina

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) joins the broader Melbourne coffee community in mourning the untimely and tragic passing of Sisto Malaspina. Tragically killed only meters from his business during Friday's terror attack on Bourke Street, Sisto had...

Yama Kim is the 2018 World Cup Tasters Champion

Yama Kim of Kingswood Coffee has taken out the title of 2018 World Cup Tasters Champion! Yama led the way in the Quarter-Final and Semi-Final rounds, eventually clinching the title with 7/8 correct in 4:38 minutes. The performance comes off the back of Yama's quick...

Quarterly update from the ASCA President – Q4 2018

Last Friday, the 12thof October 2018, the Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) held its Annual General Meeting to elect a new board, who will represent us as an industry, our collective interest and as coffee people.  With gratitude and great humility, I was...

Brent Williams steps down as ASCA President

The ASCA Board would like to thank Brent Williams for his five years of service as a Board member, including four years as President of the association. "I'm really proud of how far ASCA has come in the past five years," said Brent, speaking at the AGM on Friday....

Summary of 2018 ASCA AGM – meet the new ASCA Board

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Criteria Coffee on Friday 12 October 2018. Around 40 members attended the meeting in person, with interstate members joining the meeting via video link. including online...