MALAYSIAN BARISTA WINS 2019 WORLD LATTE ART BATTLE

World Latte Art

Malaysian barista, Irvine Quek Siew Lhek, has done it again and won another international latte art championship. Last year, he won the 2018 World latte Art Championship (WLAC) organised by World Coffee Events in Brazil, and now he has won the 2019 World Latte Art Battle (WLAB) organised by World Coffee Battle in Seoul, South […]

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GALAXY LAUNCHES FIRST EVER VEGAN CHOCOLATE BARS

Galaxy

Galaxy has announced it is launching a range of vegan chocolate bars for the first time. The chocolate bars, which will be available to purchase from next week, come in three varieties: caramelised hazelnut, smooth orange and caramel and sea salt. Galaxy states it is the first major milk chocolate brand to offer a vegan alternative to its standard […]

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2020 WORLD COFFEE CHAMPIONSHIPS RULES & REGULATIONS RELEASED

World Coffee Events

The Rules and Regulations for the 2020 World Coffee Championship season are now at wcc.coffee/rules. This release focuses on standardizing rulesets across all the individual competitions, including clearer formatting, competitor requirements, and appeals processes. Over the past year, volunteer committees for each of the competitions met to create strategic plans for each of their competitions. […]

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CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL– SALON DU CHOCOLAT

Salon Du Chocolat

Chocolate lovers, this one is for you! Salon du Chocolat, the world’s largest event dedicated to chocolate & cocoa, is coming to New York soon! On November 16th and 17th at the Javits Center, this festival will bring chocolate, pastry, and food artistry to Manhattan. The show is a massive exhibition of chocolatiers, demonstrations, tons of […]

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LAVAZZA LAUNCHES “100% COMPOSTABLE” COFFEE CAPS

Lavazza

Lavazza has launched a coffee capsule range that can be composted with food waste collections, it says. According to research by Lavazza, more than a third of people in the UK admit to throwing their used coffee capsules into the bin because they don’t know how to properly dispose of them. If local rules allow […]

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